Privacy Statement – Why do we collect information about you?

Business Angus Full Privacy Statement

3. Why do we collect information about you?

We collect and hold information about you so that we, or another public body providing services which are connected with ours, can:

  • confirm your identity to provide services
  • contact you by post, email, SMS text messages or telephone
  • understand your needs to provide the services you ask for
  • understand what we can do for you and tell you about other services and benefits you may need or want
  • ask for your opinion about our services
  • update your customer record
  • help us to build up a picture of how we are performing and what services the people of Angus  need, identify what inward investment companies need and identify what services business require
  • prevent and detect fraud and corruption in the use of public funds
  • allow us to carry out statutory functions efficiently and effectively
  • make sure we meet our statutory obligations including those related to diversity and equalities.