Data Protection

The District Council is committed to fulfilling its obligations under Data Protection legislation: keeping your personal data safe and secure.

In order to do this the Council has developed a comprehensive Data Protection Policy [PDF 68KB].

We have also developed a Privacy Notice  which sets out how the Council collects, stores, shares, uses and disposes of your personal data.

Under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), the Council must provide you with details of the lawful basis used to process your personal data. A full list of the lawful basis used by the Council can be found here [PDF 127.1KB].

The Council has developed its retention policy to set out what data is held by the Council and how long for. Once a document reaches the end of its retention period is will be disposed of securely.

More specific information and guidance in relation to subject access requests, Freedom of Information requests, Environmental Information Regulations requests etc. can be found by clicking the popular item links below.

Find information on how we process your data in relation to elections/the electoral process