Your Privacy

We sometimes need to handle personal information about you so that we can provide better services for you.

When we ask you for personal information

We will:

  • make sure you know why we need it
  • ask only for what we need
  • protect your personal information and make sure nobody has access to it who shouldn't
  • take proportionate precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information
  • let you know if we share it with any other organisations to give you better public services
  • make sure we don't keep it longer than necessary, and

In return, we ask you to:

  • give us accurate information, and
  • tell us as soon as possible if there are any changes, such as a new telephone number or change of address.

This helps us to keep your information reliable and up to date. We may update this privacy policy statement from time-to-time by posting a new version on our website. When we ask you for information, we will abide by all relevant legislation, including the Data Protection Act (1998). For independent advice about data protection, privacy and data sharing issues, you can contact the Information Commissioner's Office.

Information Commissioner's Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Tel: 0303 123 1113 (local rate) or 01625 545 745 if you prefer to use a national rate number
Fax: 01625 524 510