Your data: application for licensed premises gaming machine permits

How we use your information

Aberdeen City Licensing Board, collects and records the personal information you provide in this form, along with supporting documentation, in order to process your licence application.

In processing and determining your application, the Licensing Board may share the information you have provided with (1) the Chief Constable, Police Scotland, and (2) the Gambling Commission.

The Licensing Board will keep a record of your application in a register which is available for public inspection. The record will show your name and date of receipt of your application, and the final decision.

The Licensing Board doesn’t share the information you’ve provided with any other third parties, unless we’re authorised or required to do so by law.

How long we keep your information for

If your application for a permit is granted, the application for and related documents will be retained by the Licensing Board for the duration of the permit. If your permit is cancelled, the permit application and related documents will be retained by the Licensing Board for a period of 2 years from this date. If your application is withdrawn or refused the application form and related documents will be retained for a period of two years from the date of withdrawal or refusal. 

Your rights

You have rights in relation to your data, including the right to ask for a copy. See more information about all the rights you have, as well as contact details for the Council’s Data Protection Officer. You also have the right to make a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office if you think we haven’t handled your data properly. 

Our legal basis

Wherever the Licensing Board processes personal data, we need to make sure we have a legal basis for doing so in data protection law. The Licensing Board understands our basis for processing personal data in relation to your application for a licence is Article 6(e), Article 9(g) and Article 10 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in that the Licensing Board is exercising its official authority and function under Sections 283 and Schedule 13 of the Gambling Act 2005 and as such requires to process some information which is classified as special category under the GDPR for reasons of substantial interest. 

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