Privacy and data protection
Welcome to the privacy notice of North Devon Council (the Council).
The Council is a "data controller". This means that we are responsible for deciding how we hold and use personal information about you. The purpose of this notice is to make you aware of how and why your personal data will be used by the Council and how long it will usually be retained for. It provides you with certain information that must be provided under the General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679) (GDPR).
This privacy notice is provided in a layered format so you can go through to the specific areas set out below depending on what you would like to know.
Data protection principles
The principles we comply with when processing your personal information
What we hold, how we collect and use personal data
What personal information we hold and how we collect and use it.
Decisions based solely on automated decision-making
How we keep your personal information safe
How long do we use your information for?
Access rights, correction, erasure, restriction, objections, request transfer of personal data, not be subject to automated decision-making
Data Protection Officer
We have appointed a data protection officer to oversee compliance with this privacy notice