Long Marston Parish Council recognises its responsibility to comply with the 2018 General Data Protection Regulation. The General Data Protection Regulation retains the existing legal principles of the 1998 Data Protection Act and adds some additional protection as to how personal data and sensitive personal data can be stored.


The Data Protection Act 1998 set out high standards for the handling of personal information and protecting individuals’ rights for privacy. It also regulated how information can be collected, handled and used. The Data Protection Act applies to anyone holding information about people electronically or on paper.


When you contact us

The information you provide (personal information such as name, address, email address, phone number, organisation) will be processed and stored to enable us to contact you and respond to your correspondence, provide information and/or access our facilities and services. Your personal information will be not shared or provided to any other third party.

The Councils Right to Process Information

General Data Protection Regulations Article 6 (1) (a) (b) and (e)

Processing is with consent of the data subject or

Processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation or

Processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller

Information Security

Long Marston Parish Council has a duty to ensure the security of personal data. We make sure that your information is protected from unauthorised access, loss, manipulation, falsification, destruction or unauthorised disclosure. This is done through appropriate technical measures and appropriate policies. Copies of these policies can be requested.

We will only keep your data for the purpose it was collected for and only for as long as is necessary. After which it will be deleted. (You many request the deletion of your data held by Long Marston Parish Council at any time).


We will not process any data relating to a child (under 13) without the express parental/ guardian consent of the child concerned.


Access to Information

You have the right to request access to the information we have on you. You can do this by contacting our Data Information Officer: Dorothy Rice. Email:



Information Correction

If you believe that the information we have about you is incorrect, you may contact us so that we can update it and keep your data accurate. Please contact: Dorothy Rice. Email: to request this.

Information Deletion

If you wish Long Marston Parish Council to delete the information about you please contact: Dorothy Rice. Email: to request this.

Right to Object

If you believe that your data is not being processed for the purpose it has been collected for, you may object: Please contact Dorothy Rice. Email: to object.


Rights Related to Automated Decision Making and Profiling

Long Marston Parish Council does not use any form of automated decision making or the profiling of individual personal data.


If you have a complaint regarding the way your personal data has been processed you may make a complaint to Long Marston Parish Council’s Data Information Officer: Dorothy Rice: Email: and the Information Commissioners Office 0303 123 1113

Summary:In accordance with the law, Long Marston Parish Council only collect a limited amount of information about you that is necessary for correspondence, information and service provision.  Long Marston Parish Council do not use profiling, we do not sell or pass your data to third parties. Long Marston Parish Council do not use your data for purposes other than those specified. Long Marston Parish Council make sure your data is stored securely. Long Marston Parish Council delete all information deemed to be no longer necessary. Long Marston Parish Council constantly review our Privacy Policies to keep it up to date in protecting your data. (You can request a copy of our policies at any time).