Terms and Conditions

Privacy Notice

Prospect is a “data controller” for the purposes of your personal data for Scottish Tech Workers Network. Here is the full Prospect Privacy Policy.



Prospect will contact individuals who are not members of the union, as part of our legitimate trade union activities; to recruit new members, while representing members, during collective negotiations.

In order to provide a service we will collect information directly from you when you visit our websites www.techworkers.scotwww.prospect.org.uk, and www.bectu.org.uk, when you contact us in writing, speak to us on the phone, by email or any other type of electronic communication, or talk to us face to face.


What information do we collect?

Personal Details
Contact Details
Employer Details
IP addresses


How we use this information

To contact individuals about issues in the workplace and the work of Prospect.
To contact individuals about joining the union.
To keep individuals informed about workplace collective negotiations.
To contact individuals about training courses.
To provide information.


Lawful basis for processing

Processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation.
Processing is necessary for the purposes of our legitimate interests.


Special Category

Processing is carried out in the course of our legitimate activities as a trade union and the processing relates to persons who have regular contact with the union.


Data Sharing

Your data will not be shared with any third party by the union.


International Transfers

Your data will not be transferred to a third country.


How we keep your information secure

Contact details are kept in secure systems on workplace computer servers.
Contact details will be kept in password protected databases.


How long do we keep this information?

We will keep personal data only as long as it is necessary in relation to the processing.


What are your rights?

Right of access
Right of rectification
Right of erasure
Right of restriction
Right to object


For independent advice about data protection or if you wish to make a complaint you can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) at:

Information Commissioner’s Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane


Telephone: 0303 123 1113