MGA is the operating name of Seirbheis nam Meadhanan Gàidhlig (the Gaelic Media Service) a body established pursuant to section 183 of the Broadcasting Act 1990 and section 208 of the Communications Act 2003.
Data Protection Officer
Our full details are:
Full name of legal entity: Seirbheis nam Meadhanan Gàidhlig (the Gaelic Media Service)
Name of DPO: Rachel Mackenzie
Email address: email@example.com
Postal address: DPO, MG ALBA, 54 Seaforth Road. Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, HS1 2SD
Telephone number: 01851 705 550
You have the right to make a complaint at any time to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the UK supervisory authority for data protection issues (www.ico.org.uk). We would, however, appreciate the chance to deal with your concerns before you approach the ICO so please contact us in the first instance.
Information that we collect from you
As you interact with our website, we may automatically collect: internet protocol (IP) address, your login data, browser type and version, time zone setting and location, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform and other technology on the devices you use to access this website (“Technical Data”) about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns. We collect this personal data by using cookies, server logs and other similar technologies.
The Technical Data is the only Personal Data we collect about you directly from the Website.
We may collect further personal data (including name, email address, phone number, address, work address i.e. “Contact” data) if you contact us by phone, email or otherwise.
We do not collect any “Special Categories of Personal Data” about you (this includes details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health and genetic and biometric data). Nor do we collect any information about criminal convictions and offences.
It is important that the personal data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your personal data changes during your relationship with us.
This website may include links to third-party websites, plug-ins and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the privacy notice of every website you visit.
This website is not intended for children and we do not knowingly collect data relating to children.
How is your personal data collected?
We use different methods to collect data from and about you including through:
- Direct interactions. You may give us your Personal Data by filling in forms (online of offline) or by corresponding with us by post, phone, email or otherwise. This includes personal data you provide when you:
- apply for our services;
- request marketing to be sent to you;
- enter a competition, promotion or survey; or
- give us some feedback.
- Automated technologies or interactions. As stated above, as you interact with our website, we may automatically collect Technical Data about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns.
- Third parties or publicly available sources. We may receive personal data about you from various third parties including analytics providers based outside the EU;
How we use your information
We will only use your personal data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your personal data in the following circumstances:
- Where we need to perform the contract we are about to enter into or have entered into with you.
- Where it is necessary for our legitimate interests (or those of a third party) and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests.
- Where we need to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation.
Generally we do not rely on consent as a legal basis for processing your personal data other than in relation to sending third party direct marketing communications to you via email or text message. You have the right to withdraw consent to marketing at any time by contacting us via email or phone.
Purposes for which we will use your personal data
We have set out below, in a table format, a description of all the ways we plan to use your personal data, and which of the legal bases we rely on to do so. We have also identified what our legitimate interests are where appropriate.
Note that we may process your personal data for more than one lawful ground depending on the specific purpose for which we are using your data. Please contact us if you need details about the specific legal ground we are relying on to process your personal data where more than one ground has been set out in the table below.