Privacy Notice

How we use your information

This privacy notice tells you what to expect when Carmarthenshire County Council collects and uses personal information. It applies to information about:

  • Visitors to the 50+ Carmarthenshire website
  • Members of the 50+ Forum

The proper handling of personal information by the Council is very important to the delivery of our services and maintaining public confidence.

To ensure that the Council treats personal information correctly, we seek to adhere in full to the eight principles set out in the Data Protection Act 1998.

The types of information the Council holds

The Data Protection Act refers to obtaining, recording, holding and dealing with personal information as ‘processing’.  The Council has notified the Information Commissioner’s Office of the types of personal information it processes and the purposes for which it does so.

The Information Commissioner’s Office is the body responsible for overseeing the Data Protection Act and maintains a public register which contains the name and address of Data Controllers with a description of the kind of processing they do.

Anyone can access this register and if you wish to view the Council’s entry you can access it via the Information Commissioner’s Office website.

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