Privacy Notice

How we use your information

Privacy notice for the 50+ Forum

The proper handling of personal information by Carmarthenshire County Council is very important to the delivery of our services and maintaining public confidence.
Personal data is any information that relates to a person who can be directly or indirectly identified from the information. The terms ‘information’ and ‘personal data’ are used throughout this privacy notice and have the same meaning.

To ensure that the Council treats personal information correctly, we seek to adhere in full to the requirements of Data Protection legislation.

This privacy notice has therefore been produced to explain as clearly as possible what we do with your personal data.

1. The purposes for which we use your personal data

We collect personal data about you to provide you with information on consultations, updates about the 50+ Forum and run activities and events.

We’ll only use your personal data for this purpose.

The legal basis for using your information is your consent, which you can withdraw at any time.

We’ll keep your personal data only for as long as you wish to remain a member of the 50+ Forum.

2. What type of information do we use?

We collect the following types of personal data to deliver this service:

• Your name and title
• Your date of birth
• Your address
• Email address
• Telephone/mobile telephone number

3. Do we use information received from other sources?

No, we only obtain information direct from you.

4. Transferring your information abroad

Your information will not be transferred outside the United Kingdom.

5. Who has access to your information?

We will not share your personal data with any other Council service or external organisation.

However, there some specific situations where we may be required to disclose information about you, such as:
• Where the Council is required to provide the information by law
• Where disclosing the information is required to prevent or detect a crime
• Where disclosure is in the vital interests of the person concerned

6. How long we will keep your information

We’ll keep your personal data only for as long as you wish to remain a member of the 50+ Forum.

7. Your Data Protection rights

You have the right to:

• Obtain access to the personal data that Carmarthenshire Council is processing about you
• Have any inaccurate or incomplete information rectified (corrected)
• Withdraw your consent to processing, where this is the only basis for the processing
• Make a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the independent body in the UK which protects information rights

In some circumstances, you may have the right to:

• Object to the processing of your personal information
• The erasure of your personal data
• Restrict the processing of your personal information
• Data portability
8. Contact details

For more information regarding this privacy notice and your rights, please contact:

Data Protection Officer
Carmarthenshire County Council
County Hall
Carmarthen
SA31 1JP

Email: dataprotection@carmarthenshire.gov.uk
Tel: 01267 224127

Contact details for the Information Commissioner’s Office along with further guidance on Data Protection legislation can be found on the ICO website:

www.ico.org.uk