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What we do with the information you give us when you use our Democratic Services team at Somerset Council for elected members.

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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 – Democratic Services – Member Details

Purpose of the processing

The personal data you have provided will be used by the Council and the public to contact members. This includes publication of some personal data on the Council’s website.

Legal basis for processing personal data

Public task

Categories of personal data being processed

  • Name
  • Address
  • Phone numbers

Special categories of personal data being processed (if appropriate)

  • Health/Disability
  • Sexual Orientation
  • Race
  • Religion and Beliefs

Legal basis for processing special categories of personal data – Substantial public interest

Who the data might be shared with

  • Council staff
  • Other councillors
  • The public (via the website where applicable)
  • The press

Please note, equality monitoring will not be shared.

How long will the data be kept for

For as long as the member is in office

Last reviewed: February 28, 2024 by Ian

Next review due: August 28, 2024

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