Your Rights

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.

Privacy Notice

Services covered by this privacy notice – Cemetery Management and Bereavement

Purpose of the processing

The personal data you provide is used to enable the council to deliver services that help with the burials that take place in a Council owned Cemetery. This includes public health burials and the issuing of a deed in respect of a burial plot.

Legal basis for processing personal data

  • Legal obligation
  • Public Task
  • Performance of a contract

Categories of personal data being processed

The information collected from the enquirer contains the following:

  • Name, (both deceased and deed holder)
  • Address, (both deceased and deed holder)
  • Email Address, (Deed Holder)
  • Phone Number, (Deed Holder)
  • Payment information, (Deed Holder)
  • Death Certificate
  • Coroners Certificate

Special categories of personal data being processed (if appropriate) – Religion (of deceased only)

Legal basis for processing special categories of personal data – Substantial Public Interest

Who the data might be shared with

This information may be shared with:

  • Other council departments
  • Cemetery contractors
  • Police
  • NHS
  • Family Undertaker

How long will the data be kept for

75 years after the closure date of the cemetery.

Last reviewed: February 22, 2024 by Ian

Next review due: August 22, 2024

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