This privacy policy sets out how Argyll Community Housing Association (ACHA) uses and protects any information that you give Argyll Community Housing Association (ACHA) when you use this website.

ACHA is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website; you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

ACHA may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 1st October 2012.

What we collect
We may collect the following information:
• name and job title
• contact information including email address
• Address and telephone contact number


What we do with the information we gather


Information collection
As a visitor, you do not have to submit any personal information in order to use the website. The site collects only personally identifiable information that is specifically and voluntarily provided by visitors. Such information may consist of, but is not limited to, your name, current job title, address, e-mail address and telephone number.
We may periodically send through details of vacancies we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided. 


Information use
Personal details you provide in this application, or separately in connection with your application:
• will be held on a manual file and/or on our computer systems by ACHA
• will be used to deal with your application, to satisfy legal requirements and for statistical analysis
• Will not be shared with other companies.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.


Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
• if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct mailing of vacancies, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at


We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we are required by law to do so.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to Recruitment, Top Floor, Dalriada House, Lochnell St, Lochgilphead, PA31 8JL.


If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.