Community engagement privacy statement

Why we collect information about you

We collect information to enable you to apply for grants for community development and for the council to engage with residents to improve their locality and to become involved in community events.

What information do we collect about you?

  • Name
  • Address
  • Contact details, i.e. email and telephone numbers
  • Bank account and bank statements (for grant awards)

Who do we share this information with?

  • Other council services and partner organisations
  • Members of the public - on request and only if your information is already in the public domain.

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 ofsix calendar years.

Who do we collect information from?

  • Residents
  • Businesses

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

The council will be unable to fulfil its duty to engage with the local community in a fit and proper way.

Are any decisions about you made by automatic means?