Local government candidate diversity survey 2022: data protection impact assessment

This data protection impact assessment (DPIA) reports on and assesses against any potential data protection or privacy impacts as a result of the running of the 2022 local government candidate diversity survey, and the data processing undertaken as part of the project.

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10. Authorisation and publication

The DPIA report should be signed by your Information Asset Owner (IAO). The IAO will be the Deputy Director or Head of Division.

Before signing the DPIA report, an IAO should ensure that she/he is satisfied that the impact assessment is robust, has addressed all the relevant issues and that appropriate actions have been taken.

By signing the DPIA report, the IAO is confirming that the impact of applying the policy has been sufficiently assessed against the individuals' right to privacy.

The results of the impact assessment must be published in the eRDM with the phrase "DPIA report" and the name of the project or initiative in the title.

Details of any relevant information asset must be added to the Information Asset Register, with a note that a DPIA has been conducted.

I confirm that the impact of collecting an processing data associated with the 2022 local government candidate diversity survey has been sufficiently assessed against the needs of the privacy duty:

Name and job title of a IAO or equivalent

Audrey MacDougall, Head of Scottish Government Central Analysis Division and Chief Social Researcher

Date each version authorised

Wednesday 2nd March 2022


If anyone reading this document has any comments or suggestions for changes, please get in touch with the lead analysts from this project: diverserepresentationdata@gov.scot.


Email: diverserepresentationdata@gov.scot

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