Privacy Policy

EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2018




SportsAid Scotland will be a “controller” of the personal information that you provide to us in application forms, nomination forms, entry forms and awards information under EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2018.


Personal Data


We need to collect personal information so that we can manage our organisation, inform and distribute awards, monitor athletic progression, send out invitations/entry forms to fund-raising/awards events, provide liaison with sponsors, update our website and social media channels.


Any biographical information that is provided to SportsAid Scotland about sporting progress will be used only to promote SportsAid Scotland’s work and the work of our Partners or Partners’ appointed agents associated with SportsAid Scotland. This information will not be passed to any other third parties not associated with SportsAid Scotland. The most basic information may appear in publicity material.


Your personal information is stored on our electronic filing system, and is accessed by our staff for the purposes detailed above.


For bursary award purposes, we need to hold the following personal information:


*name, address, date of birth, telephone number, email address, mobile phone number. This information will not be disclosed to a third party without your prior permission.


SportsAid Scotland uses Excel to administer our database. We will only keep your personal information for as long as necessary. Unless you ask us not to, we will review and possibly delete your personal information after five years.




From time to time, we may use images of athletes or attendees at fund-raising functions to use on our website and social media channels to update users on progress/fund-raising activities. You have the right to object to your image being used for these purposes by contacting


Your rights


You can exercise any of the following rights by writing to us at


Your rights in relation to your personal information are:


o        you have a right to request access to the personal information that we hold about you by making a “subject access request”.


o        if you believe that any of your personal information is inaccurate or incomplete, you have a right to request that we correct or complete your personal information.


o        you have a right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal information for specific purposes.


o        if you wish us to delete your personal information, you may request that we do so.


Any requests received by SportsAid Scotland will be considered under applicable data protection legislation. If you remain dissatisfied, you have a right to raise a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office at



SportsAid’s patron, Her Royal Highness Princess of Wales is helping to shine a light on the achievements and potential of young athletes throughout the UK – inspiring a generation who one day hope to represent the nation at the Olympic or Paralympic Games. SportsAid alumnus Sir Chris Hoy welcomed the patronage by saying, “SportsAid played an important role when I was starting out so I know what a huge boost this will be to the young sportsmen and women the charity helps today. As patron Her Royal Highness Princess of Wales will give them the profile they deserve.”

Contact us:

SportsAid Scotland
Caledonia House
1 Redheughs Rigg

Edinburgh   EH12 9DQ


Chief Executive -

Roddy Mackenzie

Tel: 0131 339 3367



Or use our on-line contact form.


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