The Scottish Government is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Any personally identifiable information we ask you to provide when using this website will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
What information do we collect about you?
We collect information about you when you register with us to sell either Tobacco NVPs or both products. This is a legal requirement and it is against the law not to be registered if you sell these products. .Website usage information is collected using cookies.
How will we use the information about you?
We collect information on your retail premises to establish that you are able to sell the above products legally. The information contained on the Register is accessible by members of the public as per existing legislation.
We reserve the right to access and disclose personal information to comply with applicable laws and lawful government requests; requests by the police investigating suspected illegal activities; to enforce our website terms and conditions; and to operate our systems properly, administer the website, or to protect ourselves or other website users. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of complying with existing legislation, fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. When you input any l information into the website, we will use appropriate physical, electronic and managerial security measures to try to prevent that personal information from being accessed by unauthorised persons, and to ensure that you may input personal information safely. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure.
Although we will do our best to protect your information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our website; any transmission is at your own risk.
Access to your information and correction
You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your retail premises information, please email Tobaccocontrolteam@gov.scot or write to us at the following address. Tobacco Control Team, 3 E, St Andrew’s House Edinburgh. EH1 3DG.
We want to make sure that your information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate.
Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behavior information.
- To deliver specific functionality to the user allowing the website to work properly
- To gather anonymous data on user behaviour on the website so that we can better understand user journeys and improve the website as a consequence
You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the above websites tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. However in a few cases some of our website features may not function as a result.
How to contact us
- by email Tobaccocontrolteam@gov.scot
- or write to us at: Tobacco Control Team, 3 E, St Andrew’s House Edinburgh. EH1 3DG.