Dudley’s Elected Members represent the residents of the borough.
As part of their work in the community, they contact officers of the Council and other organisations on your behalf to investigate your concerns and respond to your enquiries.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Data Protection Act 2018 allows them to collect and use the personal information you have given them because they are helping you in their official role as your local councillor. Under GDPR, this lawful basis for processing is known as performance of a public task.
Your information rights are set out in the law. Subject to some legal exceptions, you have the right to:
To learn more about these rights please visit the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) website at ico.org.uk.
If you wish to make a complaint about how they use your personal data you can contact the ICO by visiting their website or by calling 0303 123 1113.