Privacy Notices - Mead Way public consultation survey Privacy Notice


You need to be aware of this Privacy Notice if you are taking part in the Mead Way public consultation survey.

Who is collecting and using your personal data?

Swindon Borough Council is the data controller (contact details below). This means it decides how your personal data is processed and for what purposes.

Your personal data – what is it?

Personal data related to a living individual who can be identified from that data. Identification can be by the information alone or in conjunction with any other information in the data controller’s possession, or likely to come into such possession. The processing of data is governed by the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018).

What personal data do we collect?

As part of this consultation survey we are requesting your full postcode.

How do we process your personal data?

Swindon Borough Council complies with its obligations under the DPA 2018 by keeping personal data up to date; by storing and destroying it securely; by not collecting or retaining excessive amounts of data; by protecting personal data from loss, misuse, unauthorised access and disclosure and by ensuring that appropriate technical measures are in place to protect personal data.

Why do we need your personal information?

We collect your data to identify the areas of Swindon from which we receive responses to our consultation survey.

How the law allows us to use your information?

We are collecting the personal information as it is necessary for statistical purposes. Please also see more about how the council looks after personal data

Who do we share your information with?

We will not share your personal data unless required to do so by law.

How do we protect your information?

We will do what we can to make sure we hold records about you (on paper and electronically) in a secure way, and we only make them available to those who have a right to see them.

How long do we keep your personal information?

We only expect to keep this data until the scheme is completed, the scheme is due for completion in March 2020.

What you can do with your information?

Unless subject to an exemption under GDPR you have the following rights with respect to your personal data:

  • The right to request a copy of your personal data which Swindon Borough Council holds about you
  • The right to request that Swindon Borough Council corrects any personal data if it is found to be inaccurate or out of date
  • The right, where there is a dispute in relation to the accuracy or processing of your personal data, to request a restriction is placed on further processing
  • The right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioners Office

For further details on how your information is used, how we maintain the security of your information, and your rights to access information we hold on you please contact or write to the Data Protection Officer at:

Swindon Borough Council
Civic Offices
Euclid Street

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