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Data protection

Data Protection is about how the council manages your information.

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Under the Data Protection Act 2018 and General Data Protection Regulation the council is required to make proper use of your personal data. The Act states that this information has to be proportionate, used fairly and legally, that it must be properly managed, and that we can only use it for certain specified purposes. Data protection is regulated by the UK's Information Commissioner's Office.

For more information on how we deal with personal data visit our page on privacy and read our data protection policy:

Subject access requests

You can make formal requests for information held about you, subject to certain limitations.

A "data subject" (the person to whom the data refers) is entitled to make a request, to be informed (subject to certain exemptions) whether or not personal data is held or processed about them and to have a copy of any such data. If you would like to submit a subject access request, complete the following form and send to the address or email below:

Records Manager
Council Headquarters
Eastwood Park
Rouken Glen Road
Giffnock
G46 6UG

subjectaccess@eastrenfrewshire.gov.uk

Customer Services Privacy Notice

Our frontline Customer Services team handle many different enquiries on behalf of the Council and will often be the service taking your information for the first time. You can read the privacy notice below:

Contact

If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding Data Protection please contact the Council's Data Protection Officer: dpo@eastrenfrewshire.gov.uk.


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