Publication - Advice and guidance

Community right to buy abandoned, neglected or detrimental land: information leaflet for community bodies

Published: 31 Oct 2018

An overview of the community right to buy abandoned, neglected or detrimental land process for community bodies, landowners and other interested parties regarding applications.

12 page PDF

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12 page PDF

506.3 kB

Contents
Community right to buy abandoned, neglected or detrimental land: information leaflet for community bodies
Data Protection

12 page PDF

506.3 kB

Data Protection

In order to consider an application on the register, there is a requirement to process the personal data provided within any documentation received by Scottish Ministers in relation to that right to buy. The basis for processing this personal data is in accordance with Article 6(1)(c) and/or Article 6(1)(e) of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).

When a community body submits a compliant application under the community right to buy land legislation, the application is entered onto the register. During this process, the community body is required to provide certain information about itself and those who own the land. This information will be used to assess whether the application for consent to exercise the right to buy is approved by Scottish Ministers.

All personal data will be redacted before appearing on the register. The data will be used to assist the Scottish Ministers to determine whether the land purchase should receive consent to proceed.

The data captured will be kept on the register as a record of the application and any decisions. This information is used by other community bodies as a source of information and guidance for their own applications, as well as a historic record of community rights to buy.


Contact

Email: Community Land Team