This Privacy Notice is designed to help you understand how and why the Communications Team at Selby District Council processes your personal data in relation to this website.

This notice should be read in conjunction with Selby District Council’s Corporate Privacy Notice.

Who are we?

Selby District Council is a ‘Data Controller’ as defined by Article 4(7) of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

The communications team works with all Council services to deliver and advise on communications activity including, but not exclusively, media relations, proactive campaigns, marketing, public information and internal (staff and councillor) communications. This includes supporting the Council’s economic development team through the management of this website.

The Council has appointed Veritau Ltd to be their Data Protection Officer. Their contact details are: Data Protection Officer, Veritau Ltd, County Hall, Racecourse Lane, Northallerton, DL7 8AL / [email protected] / 01609 532 526.

What Personal Data of mine do you collect?

The communications team processes personal data to enable to team to prepare communications and deal with media requests.  The team does not routinely collect special category personal data.

What is the purpose of collecting my personal data?

We keep records to ensure consent to use images or films, which includes names and addresses, and we sometimes handle personal data when this supports us to deal with media enquiries.

What is the purpose of collecting my Personal Data?

This data enables us to deliver a range of proactive communication campaigns and to deal with reactive media enquiries.

Who do you share this data with?

The communications team does not routinely share personal data with any other organisation.

How long do you keep this data for?

Some information may be retained for up to three years as a record.  This will usually only be information that has already been made publicly available.

What is your legal basis for processing this data?

Personal data, used as part of a media enquiry or publication, is processed necessary to fulfil a public task.

For more information about how the Council uses your data, including your privacy rights and the complaints process, please see our Corporate Privacy Notice.