Privacy, cookies and data protection

Privacy policies

As a data controller we're committed to making sure we're transparent about how we use your personal information and we have the right controls in place to make sure it's used responsibly and kept safe from inappropriate access, theft or misuse.

Being a data controller means we're responsible for how your personal information is used and protected.

View the council's privacy notices


Cookies are simple text files that are placed on your computer or mobile device containing anonymous information.

We use cookies that are necessary to allow you to move around the site or to provide certain features. We also use cookies to help us improve the performance of the website and provide you with a better user experience.

View the council's cookie statement

Data protection and Personal Information Requests

Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Data Protection Act 2018, you can request access to your personal information. 

This includes asking for your personal information to be updated, erased or stop being used.

Make a Personal Information Request