Information we collect

Via Forms

We collect the following information when you sign our petition by submitting the form on the website:

  • Your name
  • Your email address
  • Your address
  • Your region
  • Your experiences with unfair delivery surcharges
  • Any attachments relevant to your experiences
  • Your preference on whether to receive future marketing communications on this issue

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How we may use your information

The information you supply will be used to form a petition to pressure authorities to change rules and regulations surrounding unfair delivery surcharges across Scotland. We may also contact you as a follow up, but only if you have set your preference to receive future marketing communications. You can always ask to be removed from any marketing communications by contacting us using the details below. If you agree to be contacted in regards to this campaign, we may ask you in future if we can keep your details on file long-term and use this information to contact you in future in regards to other issues, but only with your explicit permission.

Who may receive your information

During this campaign, your information may be shared with Richard Lochhead, MSP for Moray, as well as members of his office. Your details may also be shared with a local elected representative if you have indicated you are happy for someone to follow up on your this issue or experiences.

Deleting your information

To ask for your details to be removed from this petition, please contact us using the details below.

Data retention & security

Your data is held on a secure server within a database for the duration of this campaign. Your data will be held for no longer than 3 years from the launch of this campaign website (November 23rd 2017). At the end of this period, data will be securely erased by permanently deleting the database table holding all submitted information, unless you have explicitly agreed to be contacted in future.

How to contact us

You can contact the organisers of this campaign, Richard Lochhead and his office, via email at richard.lochhead.msp@parliament.scot