Customer Panel

Data controller
Somerset Council
ICO Registration – Z5957592
Email –

Services covered by this privacy notice
The Customer Panel

Purpose of the processing
The data will be processed for the purposes of maintaining a diverse customer panel which, through targeted engagement, will help Somerset Council shape, improve and deliver our services.

Legal basis for processing personal data
GDPR Article 6(1)(e) – Public Task

Categories of personal data being processed

  • Name
  • Address
  • Contact information
  • Service areas of interest
  • Household information
  • Income

Special categories of personal data being processed (if applicable) 

  • Disability/Health Information
  • Race/ethnicity
  • Sexual orientation
  • Gender
  • Religion

Legal basis for processing special categories of personal data
GDPR Article 9(2)(a) – Explicit Consent

Who the data might be shared with
Your data will not be shared outside of Somerset Council, and will not be transferred abroad.

How long the data will be kept for
For as long as you remain a member of the panel.

Your rights
You have a number of rights in relation to the data we hold about you. Please see Your rights on the information we hold about you for information.

You also have the right to complain to the regulator – Make a complaint | ICO

Last reviewed: April 19, 2023 by Ian

Next review due: October 19, 2023

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