Your data: Celebrate Aberdeen in Bloom 2020

How we use your information

Aberdeen City Council collects personal information about you to facilitate Celebrate Aberdeen in Bloom 2020. We will use your email address to keep you up to date about Celebrate Aberdeen in Bloom 2020 and to send you a personalised certificate of participation. Your images name will be displayed on our Facebook page

Participation is entirely your choice and you can change your mind about this at any time by emailing

How long we’ll keep your information for

If you are already a member of the Aberdeen in Bloom mailing list, we will keep your contact details until you let us know you no longer want to be contacted. If you are not a member of the mailing list, we will keep your contact details for 1 year from the end of the celebration. Submitted images will remain on the Facebook page indefinitely and will be kept with the intention of facilitating an exhibition in some format, dependant on the Covid situation. You will be informed about the nature and format of the exhibition once a decision has been made.

Your rights

You have rights in relation to your data, including the right to ask for a copy of it. See our 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 Council processes personal data, we need to make sure we have a legal basis for doing so in data protection law. The Council understands our legal basis for processing personal data in relation to your application as Article 6(1)(a) of the General Data Protection Regulation. This is because you have given us consent to process your personal data in order participate in Celebrate Aberdeen in Bloom 2020. You can withdraw it at any time, as outlined above.

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