Privacy policy


The NASPC website is managed by Iriss. The main purpose of the website is to support practitioners and others involved in work around adult support and protection by providing a centralised store of useful information and materials.  The website will also provide a means for practitioners to; sign up for the NASPC newsletter, learning and development events and to contact us through the website regarding any enquiries.

When submitting a query, the information you provide will be used to respond to your enquiry. When registering for the newsletter or an event the information will be used to enable us to provide you with the information you have requested or to be held for the purposes of allowing you to attend an event or receive the newsletter. This will include your details being stored on webservers servers where email addresses are used to communicate with you and where your data is from one of the third party sites is accessed to manage your request. Data collected for these purposes will be deleted by us from our data storage areas at your request. However, where we have provided you with a link to another website or service, your details will be subject to their policies and you should check these when redirected.

We will not use any details provided to us on the website for marketing purposes, other than the newsletter or learning events. However information you provide will be used to:

  • improve the site by monitoring how you use it
  • respond to any feedback you send us, if you’ve asked us to (as above)
  • provide you with services or links to services that you have asked to receive or access (as above)
  • evaluate and inform our work

The website will process information from your IP address and the technical information provided for:

  1. security purposes – to maintain the integrity of our online services and protect them from malicious or accidental abuse
  2. to generate approximate geographical information to determine the reach of our website/services across Scotland and worldwide
  3. to identify technical problems
  4. to determine how the website is being used by visitors

Lawful Basis

We will always have a lawful basis to process your data when you use the website.  When you have requested to receive a newsletter, attend an event or respond to a survey the lawful basis will be consent.  Other processing will be done on the basis of our legitimate interest. By submitting your personal data to us via the NAPC website, you are consenting to the storage and processing of your data for the reasons specified at the time of submission.

What Information We Process

  • your name, email address and other personal information when you submit enquiries, publication requests or feedback through one of our forms, leave a comment,  sign up for email newsletters, events or workshops
  • your IP address, the resource being requested, the date and time of the request, the address of the page from where the request originated and the software used to access the page 

Third Parties

The NASPC website is hosted by WordPress. For further information on how WordPress will process your personal data please refer to their Privacy Notice and Terms of Service.

If you wish to subscribe to the NASPC newsletter, your personal data will be processed by MailChimp. For more information on how MailChimp will process your personal data please refer to their Privacy and Terms

Content and code are also embedded in the website from Vimeo, YouTube and Twitter in order to provide easy access to videos and twitter feeds and links to their cookie policies are noted in our Cookie policy.

Overseas transfers

WordPress services are offered worldwide, any personal information that they process may be used, stored, and/or accessed by individuals operating outside the UK and European Economic Area (EEA). 

As MailChimp servers are located in the United States the personal data you provide to them may be processed in the United States. 

While the data protection, privacy, and other laws of companies operating outside of the UK and the European Economic Area (EEA) might not be as comprehensive as those in the UK/EEA they take appropriate measures to protect your privacy. Please refer to the individual privacy notices and terms of service for more information.


We have procedures and security features in place to keep your data secure, however, as with all websites, there are some risks in transmitting information over the internet.  We will take all reasonable steps to ensure your personal data is secure however, any data you transmit is at your own risk.

The third party sites we use have their own procedures and security features in place to keep your data as secure as possible unless there is a legal obligation to do so.

NASPC will not share your information with any organisations, other than those listed above in accordance with their notices and terms of service.


We will keep your information only for as long as it is required to fulfil the purposes described in this policy. This is also the case for any third party services that process data on our behalf. When we no longer need to use your information we will remove it from the relevant websites.

Your rights

You have the right to request to see a copy of the information we hold about you and to request corrections or deletions of the information that is no longer required.

If you provide consent for us to use your personal data in the ways outlined above you have the right to subsequently withdraw your consent.

In some circumstances you may have the right to object to the processing of your personal data, to request it be erased where it is no longer required for the stated purposes, or that inaccurate information about you is corrected.

To exercise these rights please use the contact details below

Contact details

If you have any questions relating to the way we are planning to use your information please contact:

National Adult Support and Protection Coordinator
1 West Regent Street
G2 1RW