Your Personal Data. “Personal data” is any information about a living individual, which allows them to be identified from that data (for example a name, photographs, videos, email address, or address). Identification can be by directly using the data itself or by combining it with other information, which helps to identify a living individual. The processing of personal data is governed by legislation relating to personal data, which applies in the United Kingdom including the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR), The Data Protection Act 2018 and other legislation relating to personal data and rights such as the Human Rights Act.
You have a number of rights regarding your personal data, including withdrawing your consent where we have asked for it. You can also ask for a copy of the information we hold about you and ask us to correct anything that is wrong.
For detailed information about your rights please see the Council’s Corporate Privacy Notice.
To exercise any of your rights, or if you have a complaint about how your information has been used, please contact the Data Protection Officer at the Council as below:
Telephone: 01384 815607
Data Protection Officer
The Council House
Contact the Information Commissioner's Office
The UK GDPR also gives you the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner's Office, which is the supervisory authority responsible for regulating and monitoring relevant legislative obligations within the UK.
Helpline number: 0303 123 1113
Online: ICO Contact Us
Information Commissioner’s Office
Last reviewed 22/09/2022