Spring Bank Holiday on Monday 27 May means all rubbish and recycling collections will be one day later that week, including Friday collections taking place on Saturday 1 June.
Recycling and rubbish collection days are changing for some households in Mendip and South Somerset. Read about the changes and how they may affect you.

Privacy Notice

What we do with the information you give us when you use our Elections Team for preparing for and running elections.

You have specific rights in relation to the data that you provide to the Council. To find out more, including how to make a request, please see our Information Rights page.

Services covered by this privacy notice: Elections – Staffing and Buildings

Purpose of the Processing: The personal data is processed to allow the council to run elections and prepare the register of electors by appointing staff from a database of people who have expressed an interest in working at elections and electoral registration, and from a database of buildings that can be used as polling stations.

Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data: Legal Obligation and Public Task

Categories of Personal Data being Processed

  • Name
  • Address
  • Date of birth
  • National Insurance Number
  • Bank account name, number and sort code
  • Phone
  • Email address

Special Categories of Personal Data being Processed (if appropriate): Not applicable

Legal Basis for Processing Special Categories of Personal Data: Not applicable

Who the data might be shared with: Other council departments

How Long Will the Data be Kept For?
Staff: Until the individual asks to be removed from the staffing database.

Buildings: Until we no longer require the use of the building or the details of the treasurer, keyholder, contact etc. for the building has changed.

Last reviewed: July 25, 2023 by Neil

Next review due: January 25, 2024

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