Plans and policies

The National Galleries of Scotland's key plans, policies and procurement information are as follows.


Public consultation


There are currently no public consultations open for comment



Immunity from Seizure

National Galleries Scotland is able to provide immunity from seizure under Part 6 of the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007.

Learn more about Immunity from Seizure


Our Procurement Policy directly supports delivery of NGS’ corporate priority to develop a sustainable and efficient business model to support our aims and ensure long-term viability.

Procurement at the Galleries


National Galleries Scotland is committed to eliminating discrimination, advancing equality of opportunity and fostering good relations to ensure everyone has access to the national collection of art, and to support a diverse workforce.

Learn more about our approach to Equality

Other policies

Privacy notices

The National Galleries of Scotland processes all personal data it holds in accordance with all applicable data protection legislation, including the General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Act 2018. The personal details we collect from you or about you will only be used for specified purposes as indicated to you, and will only be passed to third parties acting on our behalf under contract, with your consent or if obliged to by law.

For full details of how we use information collected about you and what rights you have in relation to that information we have published the following privacy notices.

General privacy notice

Website user privacy notice

Events privacy notice

Newsletter privacy notice

Donors privacy notice

Patrons of the National Galleries of Scotland privacy notice

Friends of the National Galleries of Scotland privacy notice

Art competition for schools privacy notice

Volunteer privacy notice

ARTIST ROOMS privacy notice

Secondees, contractors, freelancers and agency workers privacy notice

Suppliers privacy notice

Recruitment privacy notice

Test and protect service privacy notice

Your Art World privacy notice