Your data: personal alcohol licence replacement

How we use your information

This privacy notice relates to replacement of a personal licence under the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005.

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

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.

Sharing with The National Fraud Initiative in Scotland

The Licensing Board is obliged to participate in the National Fraud Initiative in Scotland and in terms of this passes information to Audit Scotland for data matching to detect fraud or possible fraud. You can find details of this exercise on Audit Scotland’s website.

How long we keep your information for

This application and any supporting documentation will be retained by the Licensing Board for a period of 5 years, from the date your personal licence expires.

Your rights

You have rights in relation to your data, including the right to ask for a copy of it. See the Your data page for more information about all the rights you have, as well as the 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 this application regarding your licence is Article 6(e) of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in that the Licensing Board is exercising its official authority under Section 92 of the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005.

The Licensing Board has a legal obligation under Part 2A of the Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Act 2000, to provide Audit Scotland with data to carry out data matching exercises for the purpose of assisting in the prevention and detection of fraud.


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