Privacy Notice

What this Privacy Notice covers

Your privacy is very important to Breckland District Council.

Breckland District Council is the Data Controller responsible for the personal information you may provide in relation to Communities.  Our Data Protection Officer can be contacted by phone on 01362 656870, via email: legal.team@breckland-sholland.gov.uk or by writing to us at Legal Services, Breckland District Council, Elizabeth House, Walpole Loke, Dereham, Norfolk, NR19 1EE.

Your data will be processed by Public Sector Partnership Services Ltd (PSPS), formerly known as Compass Point Business Services, a company owned by East Lindsey and South Holland District Councils. 

PSPS's Data Protection Officer can be contacted via email: Data.Protection@pspsl.co.uk, by phone on 01507 613303, or in writing to Data Protection Officer, Public Sector Partnership Services Ltd, Tedder Hall, Manby Park, Louth, Lincolnshire LN11 8UP.

Why we need your personal data

We will use your personal information for the purposes of the provision for communities' services and community events. This includes, but not limited to; CCTV, Community Development, and Community Grants.

The processing of this information is necessary:

  • Under Article 6.1(e) of the General Data Protection Regulations,for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority as conferred to us by the Local Government Act and Localism Act.

How your data is used

We will only use your data for the specific purpose of aiding communities' services and community events including, but not limited to the above. Your personal data will not be used for any communities' service or community event without your consent. Any data provided will be used when required, and as necessary, in order to contact you about relevant events.

We may share information with other organisations such as Citizens Advice, where we have your consent and it is in your interest.

We will not disclose your personal information to third parties for marketing or sales purposes or for any commercial use, and we will not use your personal data in a way which may cause you harm.

How long the information is kept for

Your data is kept for a maximum of 6 years and will then be securely archived or destroyed if no longer required.

Your rights

You have the right to access your data and correct any inaccuracies.  For further details of your rights please contact the Data Protection Officer or go to ourwebsite for a more detailed explanation.

Please see our website for our fullPrivacy Policy.

Primary Legislation's and Regulations thereunder

  • Localism Act 2011
  • Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000

Last updated: 15/08/2019 10:18:49