This page explains how we use any information you give to us, and the ways in which we protect your online privacy.
We are committed to protecting your privacy in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011.
Under the Data Protection Act 1998, Devon County Council has a legal obligation to protect your personal data. We will therefore undertake to ensure that appropriate security measures are in place to safeguard your data. We will also ensure that we apply security standards & controls to prevent any unauthorised access to your personal data.
Any personal data you provide will be held by Devon County Council and will be used for the purposes of providing a service to you. Your personal data may be shared internally with particular departments at the Council, so that these departments can provide you with the service you require. We may also share your personal data with partner organisations so that they may deliver a service to you. However we will only share information which is relevant and necessary for the purposes of delivering this service to you.
If you send us an e-mail message or complete an on-line form, we will use your e-mail / postal address and any information you provide to deal with and respond to your query or comments. This information may be disclosed to the appropriate office of the Council in order to deal with or respond to your message.
We will not disclose your personal data to anybody outside of Devon County Council without your permission, unless we have a lawful reason to do so. Such circumstances in which your personal data might be shared without your consent may include when the disclosure is necessary for crime prevention or detection purposes or where the information is required to safeguard somebody from harm.
Devon County Council will undertake to only hold your personal data for as long as is necessary for providing a service to you. For more information about how we will use your information and for details of how to obtain a copy of the information we hold about you, please contact the Information Governance Team; Room 120, County Hall, Topsham Rd, Exeter, EX2 4QD. Alternatively you can email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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