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Data protection policy

Policy Statement

Great Yarmouth Borough Council lawfully processes information about its residents, Members, employees, customers and other individuals in order to carry out its everyday business and to fulfil its public functions.

Great Yarmouth Borough Council is committed to protecting the rights of privacy and processing will be conducted fairly, lawfully and transparently in accordance with the United Kingdom General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR), the Data Protection Act 2018, Guidance issued by the Information Commissioner's Officer (the ICO) and all other applicable data protection law ('Data Protection Legislation').

Data subjects have legal rights including the right to request access to their data; rectification of an error; erasure of their details; restriction of processing; portability of their data; and to object to processing. To find out more about these rights please see paragraph 7.

This Policy must be read and complied with by all permanent staff, temporary staff, Councillors, Partner Organisations, other authorised third parties (suppliers and contractors) and all other authorised users. It must be adhered to when processing any of Great Yarmouth Borough Council's personal data.

This policy is open to all internal and external stakeholders and is available on the Council's website.

Last modified on 28 July 2022

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