Emergency and business continuity planning privacy statement

Why we collect information about you

We collect information so that we can contact you if there is an Emergency Incident or if there is an issue affecting the delivery of services within the Cheltenham Borough Council area and with other organisations requesting mutual aid.

This is a task given to the council by the requirements of the Civil Contingencies Act 2004 and the terms of the Service Level Agreement between Gloucestershire County Council and Cheltenham Borough Council for the provision of Emergency management Support Services

What information do we collect about you?

We collect information about:

You (name, contact details)

Who do we share this information with?

Is there any information transferred to or stored on servers based outside the EEA?


How long do we keep your information?

We keep information about you for a maximum period of 18 months.

Who do we collect information from?


What are the consequences if we do not collect the data?

The council will be unable to fulfil its statutory obligations and shared responsibilities with other council departments, government and local government agencies.

Are any decisions about you made by automatic means?