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Privacy Policy

TSS Privacy Statement

The website is operated and controlled by Trading Standards Scotland. TSS is committed to protecting your privacy as required by the Data Protection Act 1998.

Data Protection Statement

TSS will handle personal data securely. Any information you supply will be processed by TSS in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and held in a secure database.

Data Usage

TSS will only contact you directly by telephone if you have given us explicit permission to do so. TSS may disseminate information and updates relating to the website via email. You can ask us to stop contacting you.

TSS will not rent or sell your personal information to other organisations.

However if you do give us permission to contact you via the reporting tool, we may pass your personal information to partner organisations so they can deal with the incident and provide follow up support.


By providing personal information via the reporting tool, the website user agrees to the privacy policy and use of the information by TSS.