Bristol City Council and development partners are working to deliver new homes and community infrastructure, support the local economy and create new jobs, and improve green spaces in the area. Connected by a restored River Malago, green corridors with new trees and planting, and new or improved walking, cycling and public transport routes, East Bedminster will be a thriving hub for existing and new residents of south Bristol.
Bristol City Council is the data controller for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 2018 and other regulations including the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR), which means it determines what your personal data is used for and why it is collected.
The purpose of this privacy notice is to tell you about how we collect and use personal data in connection with our service. We may update this privacy notice from time to time. When we do this, we will communicate any changes to you and publish the revised privacy notice on our website. Our main address is City Hall, College Green, Bristol, BS1 5TR and our contact details can be found on the Bristol City Council website.
What data do we need to collect and use?
- To provide this service, we will collect and use some or all of the personal information below:
- email address
How do we use your personal information?
We may need to use your personal information to:
- to respond to your queries
- To enrol you into the newsletter if you consent
- Conducting surveys
Newsletter sign up
You can withdraw your consent to the newsletter at any time you choose by emailing email@example.com or by clicking the ‘unsubscribe’ link in the footer of any email we send you.
Who else might we share your personal information with?
Bristol City Council may need to share your information, but we will only do so where we have a valid legal basis to share data. We will only share the minimum information for each circumstance.
We may also use data processors to support our activities, for example by providing systems we need or delivering services on our behalf. These processors are:
Will my personal data be sent outside the UK?
Most personal information we collect, and use is stored on systems in the UK, this includes all information held by Bristol City Council.
On occasion, your information may leave the UK when we use other systems. For this website, the system used are:
- MailChimp who stores their data in the US, you can read about MailChimp’s data security and privacy documentation for more information. Please be advised the Council is switching to a new method of collecting this data that is stored within the UK, the Privacy Notice will be updated accordingly.
Our legal basis for using your personal information is:
- We will be collecting the above information on the basis of your consent under UK GDPR Article 6 (1) a – consent. If you wish to withdraw your consent for us to retain your details, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
You can see a list of the full legal bases we may rely on by looking at our main privacy notice.
How long we will keep your personal information
Bristol City Council will hold this information for as long as it is needed, or if we are required to do so by law. In practice this means that your personal information may be retained for:
- 12 years
- Or until you withdraw your consent
At or before this period your personal information will be deleted.
Your rights as a data subject:
The law gives you a number of rights to control what and how personal information is used by us, including the right to access a copy of your personal information and withdraw your consent when we rely on your permission to use your personal data.
Full details about your rights can be found in our main privacy notice. If you are unable to access our digital Privacy Notice, please contact Citizens Services whom will be able to send a hard copy.
To update or correct your information if it is inaccurate, please contact Citizens Services.
To access a copy of your personal information, more details and how to make a request can be found on the data protection subject access requests page on the council website.
You can exercise any of these rights, ask questions about how we use your personal data or complain by contacting us at email@example.com or by writing to our data protection officer at:
Data Protection Officer
Bristol City Council
If you think we have dealt with your information inappropriately or unlawfully, you have the right to complain to the ICO at: Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF
Visit the ICO website for more information.