The Council and democracy Councillors privacy notice

What is the legal basis for processing personal data?

The legal bases relied on for processing personal information in relation to responding to requests from constituents is:

  • consent or explicit consent of the constituent making the request (or any other relevant persons where this is appropriate)   
  • necessary in pursuit of my legitimate interests as an elected representative and those of my constituent and it is assessed these interests override any privacy intrusion involved in processing personal data about other individuals  
  • discharging functions as an elected representative for the purpose of responding to requests from constituents where this is permitted , without explicit consent, by law 

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