Privacy notices - Period product home delivery service
PurposePeriod product home delivery service
The Highland Council is currently working to make period products freely available to everyone who needs them. This is funded by Scottish Government, and in line with the Period Products (Free Provision) (Scotland) Act 2021 aiming at tackling period poverty, promoting period dignity and breaking the stigma surrounding periods in Scotland.
The Highland Council is working with Hey Girls, a social enterprise offering a free period products home delivery service.
The personal information provided by you to register for the Hey Girls Period Packs will be used by The Highland Council in order to provide you with the above service, and to allow monitoring of the performance of services offered. The Highland Council will use your postcode and age band for mapping purposes to improve service delivery.
Our supplier, Hey Girls, will collect your name, age band, and contact details (address, phone number and email address) in order to send your products to your address. Data will be shared with The Highland Council in order to check and confirm orders. Hey Girls also have a Privacy Statement.
If you don't give us your information
You will be unable to register to use the Hey Girls home delivery service to have free period products delivered to you.
Conditions for processing personal information
Processing your personal information to provide free period products is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest by the Council under the Period Products (Free Provision) (Scotland) Act 2021. (Article 6(1)(e) of UK GDPR).
- View personal data
- Change personal data
- Delete personal data
- Restrict processing of personal data
How long we hold your information
The Highland Council will retain your information while the Service is in use. Hey Girls will delete personal details once your order for free period products has been processed.
Your information is not subject to automated decision making or profiling.
The data controller is The Highland Council
Data Protection Officer
Data Protection Officer
Highland Council Headquarters
If you are unhappy with the way we have processed your personal information you can contact the Information Commissioner:
Information Commissioner's Office
Tel: 0303 123 1113