This website uses cookies for anonymised analytics and for account authentication. See our privacy and cookies policies for more information.

Supporting Scotland’s vibrant voluntary sector

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations is the membership organisation for Scotland's charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises. Charity registered in Scotland SC003558. Registered office Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh EH3 6BB.

Privacy notice

Who we are

The digital Good Governance Checkup is operated by Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO). SCVO is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation registered in Scotland SC003558. Our registered office is Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6BB.

This privacy notice tells you what data we collect and what we use it for when you use the digital Good Governance Checkup.

What information do we collect?

Simply by browsing our website, SCVO will not record any personal data about you except your IP address.

Your IP address is the individual identification number that is assigned to your computer when it is connected to the Internet. It is required to be used by our EU-based servers to enable you to browse the website. It is also stored for up to a month in logs to enable us to investigate errors.

We use Google Analytics cookies to track how the website is used, but personal data is not recorded, and your internet (IP) address is anonymised. Find out more about how we use cookies.

If you enter your contact and organisational details when completing the digital Good Governance Checkup, SCVO will use this information to contact you about your experience of the digital Good Governance Checkup and to send reminders about your action plan.

You can choose to subscribe separately to the SCVO Trustee bulletin to receive news, information and resources about Good Governance, you can unsubscribe from this at any time.

Your information will be stored securely for 3 years and then kept anonymously (all personal information will be removed) within our systems.

Anonymised responses from all submissions will be analysed by SCVO to inform our work on Governance.

How to contact us

You can contact us at any time by writing to us at the address above, or by email or phone at: or 0800 169 0022.

Your rights over your information

By law, you can ask us what information we hold about you, and you can ask us to correct it if it is inaccurate.

You can also ask us to give you a copy of the information and to stop using your information.

To submit a request for your data, please contact us by email, post or telephone, please use the contact information provided above.

Your right to complain

If you have a complaint about our use of your information, you can contact the Information Commissioner's Office online at or by phone on 0303 123 1113.