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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 RightsPrivacy Notice

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

  • 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: October 2, 2023 by Qi

    Next review due: April 2, 2024

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