Data protection


01 April 2019

We are committed to protecting your privacy in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Any personal information provided to us will only be used to discharge our statutory functions under the Housing (Scotland) Act 2010 and other relevant legislation.

Our Privacy Policy and our Data Protection Policy provide further information on how and why we process personal data.

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Information collection

The Scottish Housing Regulator is the sole owner of the information collected on


Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, we may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on our Web site.


This Website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we, the Scottish Housing Regulator, are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website.

Notification of changes

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes to this website, and other places we deem appropriate so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.

Retention and disposal of information

The Scottish Housing Regulator operate a Records Retention and Disposal Schedule to ensure that information is not kept for any longer than necessary in accordance with the principles of the Data Protection Act.

Contact information

If you have any questions or suggestions regarding our privacy policy, please contact us.