Community privacy notices

Privacy policies contained in this section:

  • Communities
  • Collaboration Meeting
  • Early Intervention Fund
  • Mindful Towns
  • The Silver Social
  • Social Prescribing
  • Welfare Support

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:

  • Telephone 01362 656870
  • Email: legal@breckland.gov.uk
  • Writing to us at Legal Services, Breckland District Council, Elizabeth House, Walpole Loke, Dereham, Norfolk, NR19 1EE

Your rights

You have the right to access your data and correct any inaccuracies. For further details, please contact the Data Protection Officer orfind out more about your rights online for a more detailed explanation.

Please also see our fullPrivacy Policy.

Council serviceCommunities
Why we need your personal data
  • The provision for communities' services and community events, including (but not limited to) CCTV, community development, and community grants.
  • To providing project updates, including, but not limited to, e-newsletters, training opportunities, and promoting community activity. 
  • For the purposes of the provision of bursary grant funding, including but not limited to; proof of address, proof of education status, proof of meeting the status criteria
  • This may  involve telephone calls and/or emails to obtain further information.
Why we're allowed to use it
  • Article 6.1(e) of the General Data Protection Regulations (Public Task)
  • The Local Government Act
  • Localism Act 2012
How your data is used
  • The specific purpose of aiding communities' services, community events and bursary funding.
  • Any data provided will be used when required, and only as necessary, in order to contact you
  • We will not disclose your personal information to third parties for marketing, sales, or commercial use.
  • We will not use your personal data in a way which may cause you harm.
How long the information is retained
  • A maximum of six years, following which it will be securely archived or destroyed if no longer required.
  • Data for the provision of bursary grant funding is retained for a maximum of one year, following which it will be securely archived or destroyed if no longer required.

Council serviceBreckland Collaboration Meeting
Why we need your personal data
  • The provision for Collaboration Meetings, including (but not limited to) Community Safety.
  • The provision for Inspiring Communities' prevention of vulnerability services.
Why we're allowed to use it
  • Article 6.1(a) of the General Data Protection Regulation (Consent)
How your data is used
  • Aiding Collaboration Meetings to work effectively.
  • Discussing your case with legitimate agencies and support services.
  • We will not disclose your personal information to third parties for marketing, sales, or commercial purposes.
  • We will not use your personal data in a way which may cause you harm.
How long is the information retained
  • A maximum of six years, after which it will be securely archived or destroyed if no longer required.

Council serviceCommunities Welfare Support
Why we need your personal data
  • The provision for Inspiring Communities prevention of vulnerability services, including but not limited to welfare support and delivery of hardship funds. 
  • Data includes, but is not limited to:
    • Sharing information with compliant partner agencies
    • Welfare telephone calls
    • Emails
    • Welfare visits or doorstep safety checks if we have reason to believe you may be extremely vulnerable.
    • Providing financial assistance via bank transfers or purchasing goods directly on your behalf, for delivery at your address
Why we're allowed to use it
  • Article 6.1(e) of the General Data Protection Regulations. (Public Task)
  • Local Government Act.
  • Localism Act.
How your data is used
  • We will only use your data for the specific purpose of undertaking prevention of vulnerability activity including, but not limited to the above.
  • Any data provided will be used when required, and only as necessary, in order to contact you. 
  • We will not disclose your personal information to third parties for marketing, sales, or any commercial purposes, and we will not use your personal data in a way which may cause you harm.
How long is the information retained
  • A maximum of three years, after which it will be securely archived or destroyed if no longer required.

Council serviceSocial Prescribing
Why we need your personal data
  • The provision for Social Prescribing services.
Why we're allowed to use it
  • Under Article 6.1(a) of the General Data Protection Regulation (Public Task)
  • Limitation Act 1980 (section 2)
  • Localism Act 2012
  • Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000
How your data is used
  • Any data provided will be used when required, and only as necessary.
  • Sharing information (with your consent) with our compliant partner agencies, welfare telephone calls, emails and home visits.
  • We will not disclose your personal information to third parties for marketing, sales, or for any commercial purpose, and we will not use your personal data in a way which may cause you harm.
  • Any data may be used when discussing your case with legitimate agencies and support services.View an up-to-date list of these agencies and support services.
How long the information is retained
  • A maximum of six years, after which it will then be securely archived or destroyed if no longer required.

Last updated: 06/06/2022 17:12:28