Data Protection Act 2018 & General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council will handle and process any personal data collected in accordance with applicable data protection laws and regulations including the GDPR and the Data Protection Act (2018).

We will only use personal information you supply to us for the reason that you provided it for and will only hold your information for as long as necessary to fulfil that purpose or under a legal requirement.

Your information will be held by Southend-on-Sea Borough Council and will be shared with internal departments in accordance with the relevant Data Protection legislation. We will take all steps necessary to protect your personal data from unauthorised or accidental loss.

We will not share your information with any other organisation or individuals, unless there is a legal obligation for us to do so. Where possible the data collected on this site will be anonymised and this data may be used in reports which could be shared with other Council departments.

All employees and contractors who have access to your personal data or are associated with the handling of that data are obligated to respect your confidentiality. Once the information is no longer required for the purpose it was collected for, it will be deleted in line with the Council's Document Retention and Disposal Guidance. View the full Southend on Sea Borough Council Privacy Notice.