Data Protection; The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

On 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was implemented in the UK.  It aims to give individuals more rights and protection in how their personal data is used.  Buxhall Parish Council are registered as a data controller with the Information Commissioner who maintains a public register of data controllers. To find out what processing of personal data is being carried out by us visit and input the name of our Council.

Personal data is any information about a living individual which allows them to be identified from that data i.e. name, photograph and address or email address.

The Council as a public authority has certain powers and obligations to process personal data.  The Parish Council Privacy Notice sets out the type of information we collect (or are supplied with). It tells you how the information is held, who we share it with and how it is used. There are contact details for queries about your personal information. All personal data collected (or supplied) will be treated in accordance with current data protection laws in the UK.

Please consider what is involved and if you have any queries, questions or concerns please contact the Parish Clerk.

The Policies & Procedures, adopted by Bacton Parish Council are available below for you to download and read:

Consent Form here

Bring Your Own Device

Data Breach Policy

Data Protection Policy here

Document Electronic Data Retention Policy here

Lawful Bases for Processing Data here

Subject Access Request Policy here

Subject Access Request Procedure here

Registration Certificate here