Your data: (SLAAC) 'Working with People' Bursary

How we use your information

Aberdeen City Council collects and records information about you for the purpose of determining your application for funding, contacting you in relation to that funding, monitoring purposes if your application is successful, and to collate information for statistical and audit purposes.

If you are awarded funding we will ask you to complete a SLAAC Bursary Agreement Form which sets out the terms and conditions of accepting the funding. For more information about how and why we use your data when you receive a payment from Aberdeen City Council please see our privacy notice.

So that we can raise awareness of SLAAC we will ask if you are happy for us to use some of your data for publicity purposes. You can change your mind about this at any time by emailing

How long we keep your information for

If your application is successful, we will retain your application, supporting information, final report, grant agreement and any other financial information for six years plus the current financial year.  

If your application is unsuccessful, we will retain your application and supporting information for two years.

Your rights

You have rights in relation to your data, including the right to ask for a copy of it. See more information about the rights you have and how these work in practice, 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 have not handled your data properly.

Our legal basis

Aberdeen City Council is the Data Controller for this information. Wherever we process personal data we must have a legal basis in data protection law and tell you what it is. The Council’s legal basis for processing your personal data is that it is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of our official authority vested in the Council

In carrying out this task, the Council is also likely to process special categories of personal data. The Council understands our legal basis for doing so as being necessary for reasons of substantial public interest.

Where we are using your data for publicity purposes, we do this because you have given your explicit consent. You can change your mind about this at any time, as explained above.

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