Privacy Statement for Invest in Dundee

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Last updated on Fri, 29/06/2018 - 11:06

Invest in Dundee is committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors. This policy will outline our processes regarding the collection, use and disclosure of information we receive. We will attempt to comply with the Data Protection Act 2018 which includes The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Data Protection Statement
All information that is collected from Invest in Dundee is to provide and improve services for our customers. All data will be treated in confidence and will not be discloses to third parties out with our partners – Dundee City Council’s Business Development and Commercial Property Teams and Dundee & Angus Convention Bureau. You may be contacted by telephone, mail or postal mail – this will be dependent upon the contact details that you provide. Contact will be made to follow up on enquiries or to communicate information about city/regional promotion. We will store your data for the duration of the enquiry and stored information will be cleansed on an annual basis.

If you do not wish to be contacted for these purposes, please email or notify us via the feedback form.

The information we collect
Invest in Dundee exists to provide information on business support, key sectors and commercial land and property option. Invest in Dundee will only store data in order to enable us to respond effectively to your business enquiries, to provide information, support and signposting to other support agencies. The legal basis for collecting information is based on consent. Our contact form contains a privacy statement and disclaimer and three mandatory fields: company name, email and industry sector. The information that you provide will only be used for the purposes stated previously and by using this site you are giving us permission to retain/use your personal information as outlined. You have our assurance that we will not use the information you provide for any other reason unless required by law. Information will be stored in a password protected databased and reviewed on an annual basis.

Correction of information/unsubscribe
If you become aware that information provided to Invest in Dundee is inaccurate, please contact us to have this amended by emailing Similarly, if you wish to unsubscribe or have certain information removed please contact us by email. We will confirm when action has been taken.

Your rights under data protection law:

  • Access to your information – you have the right to access the information we hold on you. There are two ways to access your data:
    Subject Access Request: you have the right to request a copy of the personal information that we hold about you.
    Data Portability: you can ask us for a copy of your information so that you can re-use it and we will provide it in a machine-readable format. This is a qualified right, which means it only applies in certain circumstances and only relates to information you have given directly to us.
  • Correcting your information – we want to make sure that your personal information is accurate, complete and up to date. Therefore you may ask us to correct any personal information about you that you believe does not meet these standards.
  • Deletion of your information – you have the right to ask us to delete personal information about you where:
  1. you think that we no longer need to hold the information for the purposes for which it was originally obtained
  2. we are using that information with your consent and you have withdrawn your consent – see Withdrawing consent to using your information below
  3. you have a genuine objection to our use of your personal information – see Objecting to how we may use your information below
  4. our use of your personal information is contrary to law or our other legal obligations.

Withdrawing consent to use your information – Where we use your personal information with your consent you may withdraw that consent at any time and we will stop using your personal information for the purpose(s) for which consent was given.

Site Contents
The content made available on this site, including materials in linked sites directly or indirectly accessible from this site, are provided "as is" without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to all implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, or non-infringement. does not warrant that the materials will be error free, nor free of viruses, defamatory, offensive, or other harmful matter. You assume the entire cost of any necessary service, repair, or correction. The content may include inaccuracies or typographical errors that will be corrected as they are discovered at sole discretion.

Site Links
The materials that can be accessed from linked sites are not maintained or monitored by Invest in Dundee and therefore Invest in Dundee is not responsible for the contents. Any reference to a linked site or any specific third party product or service by name, does not constitute or imply its endorsement by, and you will assume all risk with respect to its use.

A cookie is a small piece of text that gathers information about visitors to our website – these are included to enhance user experience and to measure traffic to our website. Please note that cookies do not collect personal data.

All visitors to Invest in Dundee are notified that we use cookies on the site to enhance your user experience – visitors must accept cookies and are given an opportunity to seek additional information before proceeding. By clicking any link on the site, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies.

Although we recommend that you accept the use of cookies, as they are designed to improve our site/your experience, you are still able to view and use our website without their application but you may lose some functions of the website as a result.

Changes to this Privacy Policy
Our privacy policy may be amended periodically to reflect changes made when developing our website – visitors to Invest in Dundee should visit this page to keep up to date with our privacy policy.