Your right to be informed

Under the Data Protection Act 2018, you are entitled to ask us for a copy of all the personal information we hold about you. This is known as the ‘Right of Access to Personal Data’. The information you are entitled to receive from us includes a description of these purposes and the recipients the data can be disclosed to.

We will make a positive effort to tell you how your personal information is used. This will be done through, but is not limited to

  • our website
  • posters and leaflets
  • privacy notices on forms when we collect your information
  • our newspaper – Your Somerset

Somerset County Council Privacy Policy