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For members of the Local Government Pension Scheme in Scotland

Privacy Policy

This website is operated by the Local Government Association. We are committed to protecting and preserving the privacy of our website users.

This policy sets out how we process any personal data we collect from you or that you provide to us through our website. We confirm that we will keep your information secure and that will comply fully with all applicable UK Data Protection legislation and regulations.

Please read the following carefully to understand what happens to your personal data when you visit this site. By visiting this website you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.

Information our website automatically collects about you

When you visit our website we may automatically collect information including:


We use cookies on this website. These cookies do not contain any personal data or anything that could identify you.

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the LGPS pension team at the Local Government Association.

A temporary cookie is essential for this website to operate and is set on your arrival at this site. The cookie is deleted when you close the browser.

We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website and help us create a more useful and easy to use site. Google Analytics uses several cookies which are saved on your computer, to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour. The data collected is completely anonymous and does not store any personal details.

The information, collected by Google through the use of the cookie, is used to analyse how visitors make use of the website and allows the Local Government Association to gather statistical information such as website activity, visitor numbers, popular pages etc.

If you would like to opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics you can use the Opt out tool at:

Content on this site may include embedded content (eg videos, images, articles, etc) and links to other websites. Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any other website.

Contact us

If you have any questions about this privacy policy you can contact us by email: [email protected]

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