Surrender and compensation scheme in Scotland for certain offensive weapons: guidance

This guidance provides detailed information on why a Surrender and Compensation Scheme in Scotland for certain offensive weapons is necessary. It also provides guidance on how to surrender an eligible weapon to Police Scotland and receive compensation if appropriate.

8. Data handling

Your claim form and the personal data contained will only be held by Police Scotland and the Scottish Government for as long as is necessary and handled in line with data protection legislation. Your personal data will only be processed for the purposes of claiming compensation and will be not be used for any other purpose.

Please ensure you have read the Privacy Information Notice which is published on the Scottish Government's alongside this guidance before you complete your claim form.



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