Your data: Creative Learning volunteers

How we use your information

When you apply to volunteer, Creative Learning, Aberdeen City Council keeps a record of the information you provide in the application to manage your volunteering experience. If you provide contact details, we will only use these to contact you in relation to your volunteering.

Creative Learning does not share this information with any other organisation or Council business area.

How long we keep your information for

We will keep your information for 12 months from the end date of your volunteering for reporting purposes, after which your data will be deleted.

If your application is not successful we will delete the application within 3 months of the advertised closing date.

Your rights

You’ve got legal rights about the way the Council handles and uses your data, which include the right to ask for a copy of it, and to ask us to stop doing something with your data. Please contact the Council’s Data Protection Officer by email on or write to:
Data Protection Officer
Marischal College
AB10 1AU

See more information about all of the rights you have. You also have the right to make a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office. They are the body responsible for making sure organisations like the Council handle your data lawfully.

Our legal basis

Aberdeen City Council is the Data Controller for this your information. Wherever the Council processes your 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 this information as Article 6(1)(a) of the General Data Protection Regulation, because you have consented by applying to volunteer. You can withdraw this at any time, as explained above, by contacting

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