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GDPR 2018

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General Data Protection Regulations 2018

Penrith Town Council is fully committed to full compliance with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation 2018.

The Council will therefore follow procedures which aim to ensure that all employees, elected Members, contractors, consultants, partners or other servants or agents of the Council (collectively known as data users) who have access to any personal data held by or on behalf of the Council are fully aware of and abide by their duties under the General Data Protection Regulation.

To manage this process the Town Council has adopted the policies below and appointed a Data Protection Officer:

NAME: Solicitor

ADDRESS: Unit 1, Church House, 19-24 Friargate, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 7XR


TELEPHONE NUMBER: 01768 899773

The information you provide (personal information such as name, address, email address, phone number) will be processed and stored securely so that it is possible to contact you and respond to your correspondence, advise, provide information, send invoices and receipts relating to Council service provision.

Your personal information will not be shared with any third party and we do not keep information for longer than is necessary.

Penrith Town Council is registered with the ICO – Information Commissioners Office who upholds information rights.

Penrith Town Council has succesfully obtained the Cyber Essentials Plus/IASME Certification:

Please click on the GDPR policies below for further information:

Information Protection Policy

Retention Policy

Social Media & Electronic Communications Policy

Information Security Policy

Privacy Policy