When you give personal details to an organisation/individual, you have rights regarding the use of this information and the Council has a duty to keep these details private and safe.
These rights apply when your details are:
- held on a computer
- held on paper or other manual form as part of a filing system
- made up of photographs or video recordings of your image or recordings of your voice.
These rights will help you to make sure that the information stored about you is:
- factually correct
- only available to those who should have it, and
- only used for stated purposes.
When an individual/organisation holds your personal details, you have a right to:
- have your details used in line with data protection regulations
- get information about your personal details
- access your personal details
- know what personal details are being held
- change or remove your details
- prevent use of your personal details
- remove your details from a direct marketing list
- object to the use of your personal details
- get information about the logic involved where automated decision making is the sole basis for an important decision affecting you
- refuse direct marketing calls or mail