Privacy Policy is a website owned by the Children’s Parliament. Children’s Parliament is the data controller for any personal data that you provide with us.

Our privacy policy describes how Children’s Parliament protects and makes use of the information you give the company when you use this website.

If you are asked to provide information when using this website, it will only be used in the ways described in this privacy policy. This policy is updated from time to time. The latest version is published on this page.

This website privacy policy was updated on: 18th October 2017

If you have any questions about this policy, please email or write to: Children’s Parliament, Summerhall, Edinburgh, EH9 1PL. We gather and use certain information about website visitors to better understand our work’s audience.

What data do we gather?
We use google analytics to better understand how visitors use our website. This information can include:
Demographic information, such as postcode and IP address.

How do we use this website data?
Collecting website usage data helps us to understand what our audience is interested in about our work. This enables us to deliver a better website experience. Specifically, we may use this data:
For our internal records
To improve the service we provide
To customise the website for our audience.

Children’s Parliament Data Privacy Policy

1. About this Policy

1.1 This policy explains when and why the Children’s Parliament collects personal data, how we use it, how we keep it secure and your rights in relation to it.

1.2 We may collect, use and store your personal data, as described in this Data Privacy Policy and as described when we collect data from you.

1.3 We reserve the right to amend this Data Privacy Policy from time to time without prior notice. Data subjects will be advised of any amendments via the Contact Us section of the Children’s Parliament website, where this Data Privacy Policy is publicly available.

1.4 We will always comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) when dealing with your personal data. Further details on the GDPR can be found at the website for the Information Commissioner We will be the data controller of the personal data we hold about you.

2. Who we are

2.1 We are the Children’s Parliament. Recognised as a Scottish Charity SC 026247. We can be contacted at CHILDREN’S PARLIAMENT, SUMMERHALL, EDINBURGH, EH9 1PL, 0131 558 9030 or via email

3. What information we collect and why

4. How we protect your personal data Children’s Parliament staff will ensure that all data held by us is: fairly and lawfully processed; processed for limited purposes; adequate, relevant and not excessive; accurate; not kept longer than necessary; processed in accordance with the data subject’s rights; secure; and not transferred to countries outside the EEA without adequate protection.

4.1 We won’t transfer your personal data without your consent.

4.2 We have implemented appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect your personal data.

4.3 We’ll notify you promptly in the unfortunate event of any breach of your personal data which might expose you to serious risk.

5. Who else has access to the information you provide us?

5.1 We don’t share your personal data with any third parties, unless required to do so by law.

6. How long do we keep your information?

6.1 We’ll hold your personal data for as long as you are a subscriber. We only maintain your information for as long as it is necessary to enable us to comply with any legal obligations we may have.

7. Your rights

7.1 You have rights under GDPR: (a) to access the personal data we hold about you; (b) to be provided with information about how your personal data is processed; (c) to have your personal data corrected; (d) to have your personal data erased in certain circumstances; (e) to object to or restrict how your personal data is processed; (f) to have your personal data transferred to yourself or to another business in certain circumstances.

7.2 Further Information

If you have any further queries or complaints regarding data protection, please contact the designated Data Protection Officer (DPO) who is Cathy McCulloch, Chief Executive or Trisha Emblem Administrator Children’s Parliament Summerhall Edinburgh EH9 1PL

You have the right to take a complaint about how we process your personal data to the Information Commissioner ( Telephone: 0303 123 1113 Via post: Information Commissioner’s Office Wycliffe House Water Lane Wilmslow Cheshire SK9 5AF

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