The Healthy Working Lives programme is delivered by
Public Health Scotland, Scotland’s national organisation for public health, in collaboration with Scotland’s 14 local NHS Boards.
We fully respect your right to privacy when using our services. Here you will find details of our privacy practices and what we do to maintain your right to privacy.
We collect information about you and your organisation when you access any of our services online, by phone or in writing. We only collect the information we ask from you, that you give us and consent, to be processed for the purpose of delivering the Healthy Working Lives programme.
When you are using self-assessments, forms and records on the website, if you are a registered user and sign in to your account, we will
If you use self-assessments, we will record some of your answers to questions. We only do this where your answers suggest you would benefit from additional free support and you have agreed that we can contact you.
Health and Work Support website
We process your information for the purpose of providing you with services from Healthy Working Lives. This includes some or all of the following
If you are a Healthy Working Lives award holder, the name of your organisation will be published on the
Holders of the award page.
Public Health Scotland may share the information we collect with
We may also disclose the information to a third party where we have a legal obligation to do so.
Public Health Scotland will not sell your personal information to any organisation.
The information we collect about you and your organisation is stored on an electronic database on a secure server hosted and maintained by a UK third party.
If you create a website account, your account username (your email address) and password is stored on the website Content Management System (CMS).
We will only save form data on the website CMS for 7 days if you have
The website and Healthy Working Lives Surveys tool are hosted on a secure server by a third party in the UK and are maintained by Public Health Scotland staff.
The principles of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) require us to make sure your data is accurate, kept up-to-date and that we keep it for no longer than is necessary.
To meet these requirements
Using our website will generate log files of your activity. These files do not capture personal information but do capture the user's IP address. We store these log files on a secure server.
We make no attempt to identify individual users of this website, unless we suspect that unauthorised access to our systems is being attempted.
Under the General Data Protection Regulation there are a number of rights relating to Data Protection. You can find more information about these rights in the
Public Health Scotland Privacy Notice and on the
Information Commissioner’s website.
To request a copy of the information that we hold about you, correct any information that is inaccurate, or withdraw your consent, you can contact thePublic Health Scotland Data Protection Officer.
To unsubscribe from HWL services, you can
If you have created a website account, you can sign in and edit your profile to update some of your details.
For information on workplace health, safety and wellbeing, contact your local health board team