Corporate Policy Privacy Notice

Please see our full Privacy Notice

Updated: 13 September 2022
Reviewed: 13 September 2022

The reasons we use your data

  • to procure a contract
  • to manage petitions
  • to process customer feedback
  • to manage civic recognition and rewards
  • to process complaints against councillors
  • to process declarations of interest
  • to manage a councillor's directory
  • to administer an Independent Remuneration Panel
  • to administer committees and working groups
  • to manage honours and awards
  • to record political office staff
  • to process councillor requests
  • to maintain a Staff Interests and Disclosures Register
  • to keep and maintain records of allowances and expenses paid to councillors including the publication of these records
  • to maintain a record of Members to Outside Bodies
  • to retain accountability statements
  • to manage the book of condolences

Why we are allowed to use your data

Legal obligation or public task under various UK laws including but not limited to:   

  • Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970
  • Digital Economy Act 2017
  • Income Tax Earning and Pensions Act 2003
  • Local Authorities (Committee System) (England) Regulations 2012/1020
  • Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Meetings and Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2012/2089
  • Local Government Act 1972
  • Local Government Act 1988
  • Local Government (Contracts) Act 1997
  • Local Government Act 2000
  • Localism Act 2011
  • Police and Justice Act 2006
  • Public Contracts Regulations 2015/102
  • Re-use of Public Sector Information Regulations 2015/1415
  • Registration Service Act 1953
  • Transport Act 1985
  • Transport Act 2000

Consent – Petitions, Customer feedback, recognition and awards.

Who we can share your data with

  • councillors
  • independent investigator
  • interested parties
  • internal departments
  • legal services
  • media

When computers make any decisions about you

Not applicable

When your data gets sent to other countries

Not applicable