We are encouraging organisations – small and large – to sign up to United To Prevent Suicide today and promote Scotland’s suicide prevention movement to their staff, members, students and/or followers.
What Organisations Can Do To Support Suicide Prevention
Organisational environments e.g. workplaces, universities, colleges, sports clubs, community groups can be used to promote positive mental health and help raise awareness in preventing suicide.
This page suggests actions your organisation could take as well as providing links to further reading materials relating to suicide awareness, prevention and after a suicide in the workplace.
Please also go to our Resources page to access learning resources that have been developed to help workforces to raise awareness of issues that surround mental health, self-harm and suicide prevention.
ACTIONS YOU CAN TAKE WITHIN YOUR ORGANISATION
Sign up to the movement to receive your free ‘The Art Of Conversation’ Guide and regular e-newsletters.
Promote a positive and supportive environment towards all current and prospective employees around mental health and wellbeing.
Provide non-judgmental and proactive support to staff who are experiencing mental distress.
Do not make assumptions about the person who is experiencing mental distress and take the time to engage in a healthy conversation about how best to support them.
Easily accessible information
Ensure all employees have access to information and learning around suicide awareness and supporting mental health in the workplace.
Stigma and discrimination in work is a key issue for many employers and employees, for those trying to get a job and for people returning to work following a period of ill-health. Find out more about creating a mentally healthy work environment: https://www.seemescotland.org/workplace/
A mental health emergency should be taken as seriously as a physical one. You will not be wasting anyone’s time. Call 999 or go to A&E now if you do not feel you can keep yourself or someone else safe.
The following services offer confidential support from trained staff and volunteers. You can talk about anything that is troubling you, no matter how difficult:
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Creating an account. When you join the movement as an individual we collect personal information (i.e. your name and your email address). When you join the movement as an organisation we collect personal information (i.e. a contact name, email address, company name and number of employees).
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Information stored locally. Some of our web-enabled desktop services and offerings synchronize with the information on your computer. In doing so, we may collect information such as device information, product usage, and error reports. We may also store personal information locally on your device.
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We have your consent to do so;
We have a contract with you and it is necessary to process your personal information to perform our contract with you, including to provide you with the benefits of the Intuit Platform and operate our business;
The processing is in our legitimate business interests (in those jurisdictions where legitimate business interest is a legitimate basis for processing) such as operating our businesses, improving and developing the Intuit Platform, communicating with you, marketing our offerings and services and personalising your experience, and to detect illegal activities; or
We need to comply with legal requirements, including applicable laws and regulations.
Personal information is used for the following purposes including to:
Create your account and manage our relationship with you;
Improve and develop our products and services by analysing how they are used and interacted with, as well as by assessing the use of and interactions with our Platform and certain content our customers send or display through the Platform, including by conducting data analytics to develop insights about you, your needs and preferences so we can make more informed predictions, recommendations and products for our customers;
Run and manage our business;
Evaluate your eligibility for financial or other marketing offers, products and services;
Provide features to you;
Communicate with you, such as sending you electronic notifications;
Protect against misuse or abuse of our services and ensure compliance with our terms;
Market our services, products and experiences, including to deliver gifts and promotional materials, product recommendations and other non-transactional communications via email, post, telephone, SMS or push notifications, in accordance with your marketing preferences;
Personalise your experience and tailor recommendations, advertising and offers presented to you, including through the development of insights about you and your needs based on your interactions with the products, services and offerings of our platform;
Combine and anonymise information about your interactions with Intuit to create aggregate, anonymised statistics for use in research and for marketing, promoting, improving and developing our platform;
Comply with our legal and regulatory requirements;
Authenticate your identity;
Manage event registrations and attendance, including sending related communications to you;
Protect the rights, property, safety or security of the Intuit Platform, our customers, employees or others and prevent fraudulent or illegal activity;
Exercise our rights in the course of judicial, administrative or arbitration proceedings;
Enforce, remedy or apply our Terms of Service or other agreements; and/or
Process your information for other purposes that are compatible with the disclosed purposes if and where this is permitted by applicable law.
C. HOW WE SHARE YOUR INFORMATION
We may share your information in the following circumstances:
With your consent.
When you connect with an Intuit Platform partner.
For certain product features.
When you connect to your social media account. Some of our features enable you to connect to a social media account or share information on social media platforms, like Twitter. Any information you choose to share on social media may potentially be visible to a global audience and will be subject to the social media provider's privacy policies (not this Privacy Statement). You should take care only to share information on social media that you are comfortable sharing.
For research. With appropriate controls, we may share information with third-parties, such as academic institutions, government and non-profit organisations, for research purposes or to publish academic or policy-related materials. We only share information in a way that would not allow any individual to be identified.
For joint features, sales, promotions and events.
With financial services providers.
When you publicly post the information. We may provide opportunities for you to publicly post reviews, questions, comments, suggestions or other content, which may include personal information, such as your name or user name. Anything you share in a public forum is public, and you should think carefully before you decide to share.
With service providers or agents.
For mergers and acquisitions.
No sale of personal information to third parties.
With our affiliates and subsidiaries and your right to limit information sharing.
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For advertising and analytics. The Intuit Platform is not currently configured to respond to browsers’ “Do Not Track” signals because at this time no formal “Do Not Track” standard has been adopted.
For legal reasons. We may share your information with third-parties for legal reasons without your consent, and as permitted by law.
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At Intuit, we believe that you have rights to information that pertains to you, your household and/or your business. If another person has input or processed information in the Intuit Platform about you or on behalf of you, your family or your business (and we are processing such information as data controller), you may ask to receive a copy of your information, even if you do not have an account with us.
Depending on where you live, you may have certain state- or nation-specific rights with respect to your personal information that we collect and process.
For specific information on what steps you can take to manage your privacy, please see the “Country and Region-Specific Terms” section in Intuit’s full Privacy Statement.
To help protect privacy and the security of your information, you may be asked to provide additional information to verify your identity and/or ownership rights prior to us exercising your data rights. If we are unable to verify your identity or ownership rights to the data, we may not be able to provide you with data rights until you are able to provide us with proper documents.
Unless you specifically ask us to delete your personal information, we retain your personal information as long as it is necessary to comply with our data retention requirements and provide you with services and the benefits of the Intuit Platform and successfully run our business. However, even if you request a deletion, we may be required to maintain your information for as long as necessary to:
comply with our legal or regulatory compliance needs (e.g. maintaining records of transactions you have made with us);
to exercise, establish or defend legal claims; and/or
to protect against fraudulent or abusive activity on our service.
This means we may keep different information for different periods. If your account is cancelled because you’ve not used it in a long time, we may delete this information straight away.
There may be occasions where we are unable to fully delete, anonymise, or de-identify your information due to technical, legal, regulatory compliance or other operational reasons. Where this is the case, we will take reasonable measures to securely isolate your personal information from any further processing until such time as we are able to delete, anonymise, or de-identify it.
International data transfers
You agree and Intuit reserves the right to store and process your personal information in the United States and in any other country where Intuit or its affiliates, subsidiaries, or service providers operate facilities in accordance with and as permitted by applicable laws and regulations. Some of these countries may have data protection laws that are different from the laws of your country (and, in some cases, may not be as protective).
When we transfer, store or process personal information outside of your jurisdiction, we take appropriate safeguards to require that your personal information remain protected in accordance with this Privacy Statement and applicable law. We may use contracts or the Standard Contractual Clauses approved by the European Commission or, as may be applicable, the equivalent clauses approved by the UK Government, to help ensure your information is protected. For more information on the transfer safeguards we rely on and where they have been made available please contact us at Data Subject Access Requests | Mailchimp.
Although not relied on for data transfers, Intuit (excluding Credit Karma) complies with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and the Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework as set forth by U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information transferred from the European Union (EU), the United Kingdom (UK), and Switzerland to the United States. We are subject to the investigatory and enforcement powers of the Federal Trade Commission. You can find more information about Intuit’s and Mailchimp’s EU-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield certification here and here, respectively.
Security of your personal information
We use physical, technical and organisational safeguards designed to protect your information. However, despite these controls, we cannot completely ensure or warrant the security of your information. You can find out more about how we protect your information and the steps you can take to help protect your information here.
Collection and use of children’s personal information
Our services are not intended for or directed to children. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children. If you believe we may have information from a child, please contact us.
Changes to our Privacy Statements
From time to time we may change or update our Privacy Statement. We reserve the right to make changes or updates at any time. If we make material changes to the way we process your personal information, we will notify you by posting a notice in our platform or on a community post; by sending you a notification; or by other means consistent with applicable law.
Intuit’s full Privacy Statement was last updated on 10 January. Please review this Privacy Statement periodically to stay informed about how Intuit protects your privacy.
Country And Region-Specific Terms
Additional terms may apply to you based upon the country you reside in or the products you use. For further information please go to Intuit’s full Privacy Statement.