Data Privacy Notice GDPR

Reading Borough Council News Website

Contact details of the Data Protection Officer:

What Personal Data is held? Email Address

How will the data be stored? Within WordPress

What is the legal basis for the collection, use and storage of the data? Email Addresses collected as ‘opt in’ process for distribution of Council News Alerts.

Give details of how long the data will be stored and criteria used to determine this? Email Address Holders can opt out of receiving News Alerts at any time. Data will be held for as long as the Email Address Holder does not opt out.

Who will it be shared with and for what purpose? Not shared.

How can the service user get access to it? Subject Access Request can be made by following the link: 

State whether any data is to be transferred outside the EU? No

Is processing based on consent? You have a ‘right to be forgotten’ so you can ask for your personal information to be deleted where:

It is no longer needed for the reason why it was collected in the first place

You have removed your consent for us to use your information and we do not have to keep your information for legal reasons.

What other rights does the service user have that we have to make known to them? The right to have their data corrected, the right to have their data deleted and their right to put a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO)

State if there will be any automated decision making: N/A