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What we do with the information you give us when you use our Planning and Growth Services team at Mendip District Council for Planning Policy.

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 – Planning Policy

Purpose of the processing

The personal data you provide is used to assist in the making of statutory development plans (for example the Local Plan), other planning documents and maintenance of Land Register. This includes making the responses received available to be viewed both in the council offices and online and maintaining an archive of historic plan responses. Contact details are held for current and future planning policy consultation exercises.

Legal basis for processing personal data

  • Legal obligation
  • Public task

Categories of personal data being processed

  • Name
  • Address
  • Email Address
  • Phone number
  • Land Ownership/Interest in land

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

  • Visitors to the Council Offices (if requested)
  • Published on the council website (redacted version)
  • Legal and Planning Bodies such as Planning Inspectorate
  • Other council departments

How long will the data be kept for

Original Submissions may be held for a maximum of 15 years from adoption of plan.

Summary information held in plan-making documents (for example statements of consultation) may be retained permanently for historic value.

Last reviewed: February 28, 2024 by Ian

Next review due: August 28, 2024

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