We keep your personal information for no longer than is necessary for the purposes described in this notice or otherwise allowed by law. If your funding application is not successful, the application form and supporting documents you have provided will be stored electronically for 3 years before being confidentially destroyed. If your funding application is successful the application form and supporting documents you have provided will be stored electronically for 6 years.
If you provide us with personal information of people who benefit from your project’s work we will treat this in the same way. You must tell the individuals and if they have any questions about this, you must refer them to this notice.
Data you share with us on social media is stored on those social media sites. You are advised to check the privacy notices or terms and conditions of your social media sites for more information. Dudley Council has no authority or control of any information retained on social media sites.
Any photographs, quotes, and case studies/ stories which you have consented for us to use, will be stored on our internal servers until the matter about which we are communicating with you concludes, expires or ceases. You can request that your photograph, quote or case study/ story is deleted at any point before this time.
Photographs, quotes or case studies/ stories used on social media, other digital platforms and in printed materials are deemed ‘published’ and in the public domain. Where reasonable and practical we will endeavour to delete such published personal information on request, however we cannot be responsible for any copies of the material created by subsequent sharing by a third party.