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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.

Your Rights

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.

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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
  • Telephone numbers
Special Categories of Personal Data being Processed (if appropriate) Health/Disability
Sexual Orientation
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

NB: 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, 2023 by William

Next review due: August 28, 2023

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