The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new set of European Union regulations due to come into force on 25 May 2018. It will change how organisations process and handle data, with the key aim of giving greater protection and rights to individuals.

The Highland Council Pension Fund already has procedures in place which comply with similar data protection principles under the Data Protection Act 1998. The new regulations will reinforce these existing requirements, and members are unlikely to notice a change in the service they receive from the Highland Council Pension Fund.

We have updated our privacy notice in line with the new requirements which sets out, among other things, why certain data is held, the reasons for processing the data, who the data is shared with and the period for which the data will be retained. 

You can view our Privacy Notice here.

For more infomation please refer to our Q and A for LGPS members