This privacy notice explains how Eastbourne Borough Council uses and protects the information you provide when using this website. We will only collect the personal data from you we need in order to provide the service you have requested.
This privacy notice was updated on 4 April 2018.
What is the legal basis for processing this data?
We will only process personal information about you if one of the conditions below applies.
- You have given your consent
- For the performance of a contract with you
- If there is a legal obligation
- If it is for a task carried out in the public interest
- If it is in your vital interests
- Or, in certain circumstances, if it is in our legitimate interest to do so
What we collect
We may collect the following information:
- Contact information including name, address, email and telephone number
- Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
- Other information relevant to customers surveys and/or offers
Why we are collecting your data
We require your information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service.
- We may use the information provided to process payments and post out tickets and products.
- We may use the information to improve our products and services
- If you have consented we may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting
- If you have consented we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes.
- We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests
Who will your information be shared with?
Your personal information is only accessible by officers in the Seafront Services team.
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your consent to do so.
We may disclose information to third parties where it is necessary, either to comply with a legal obligation, or where permitted under data protection legislation.
The councils are required by law to protect the public funds they administer and may use any of the information you provided for the prevention and detection of fraud.
How we protect your information
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
We will not keep your personal information longer than needed for the purpose for which it is collected and follow Local Government Association retention guidance.
Controlling your personal information
You can choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways.
Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website your personal details will only be used for direct marketing purposes if you have ticked the ‘opt-in’ box.
If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing or promotional purposes, you may change your mind at any time by logging into your account and updating the information or by writing to us by post or email at the contact details provided on the website.
You are entitled to request a copy of any information about you that we hold. Any such requests must be made in writing.
If the information we hold about you is inaccurate you have a right to have this corrected and you have the right to request completion of incomplete data.
You have the right to request the erasure of your personal data in certain circumstances (‘right to be forgotten’).
You have the right to request that we stop, or restrict the processing of your personal data, in certain circumstances. Where possible we will seek to comply with your request, but we may be required to hold or process information to comply with a legal requirement.
If you are dissatisfied with how the councils have used your personal information you have a right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Links to other websites
This privacy notice does not cover the links within this site to other websites. Once you have used these links to leave our site you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. We, therefore, cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting these sites. You should exercise caution and read the privacy notice applicable to the website you visit.
Identity of Data Protection Officer
Data Protection Officer – Oliver Dixon, Senior Lawyer
Since no authentication of visitors is provided on this site the council cannot be held responsible for any acts of impersonation and will assume all information submitted is genuine unless there is reason to doubt its authenticity
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