The General Teaching Council for Scotland

Enhancing professionalism in education since 1965

GTCS General Privacy Notice


Read GTCS Privacy Notice

GTCS is committed to protecting the privacy and security of your personal data that it holds. The GTCS General Privacy Notice which you can access by clicking on the button above, along with a suite of supporting Privacy Notices, describes how GTCS collect and use your personal data during and after your working relationship with us. Our Privacy Notices have been developed in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and apply to all individuals for who GTCS holds personal data.

If you have any queries in relation to this Privacy Notice or any of the supporting notices please contact dataprotection@gtcs.org.uk.

Your rights

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requires organisations to ensure that increased priority is given to the protection and security of personal information. GDPR increased the rights available to individuals in relation to the personal information held about them.

Our guidance, GDPR - A Guide to Your Rights, will provide you with further information on each of the rights. You can view this here.

Subject Access Requests

You have a right to ask what information we hold about you. This is called a Subject Access Request. Find out more.