Who will own my data once I submit it?
Knowsley Borough Council is the “data controller” of this information.
Why do you need my information?
- We need your contact details if you wish to be informed about events and updates about Mill Dam Park
- We need your contact details if you wish to become a member of the Mill Dam Stakeholder Group to allow the group to share information between members.
What allows you to use my information?
We will only use your information with consent for the purposes stated above.
Who will my information be shared with?
Your information will be shared if you have consented, with the Mill Dam Stakeholder Group to allow this group to work together.
We only share personal data where the law specifically allows it or we have a legal obligation (e.g. a court order) to do so. When we share your personal data, we will always do so in line with data protection legislation.
Do I have to provide this information and what will happen if I don’t?
If you do not provide consent you will not receive information or updates around Mill Dam Park.
How long will you keep this data for and why?
Personal data shall be kept by the Environmental Sustainability Services at Knowsley Council for no longer than two years. It will be stored securely and protected from loss and unauthorised access. The information you provide will be held by Knowsley Council in accordance with their retention policy and schedule.
How will my information be stored?
Your personal data will be stored on the Council’s secure network and will only be accessed by Council staff.
Will this information be used to take automated decisions about me?
Will my data be transferred abroad?
What rights do I have when it comes to my data?
Under the General Data Protection Regulation, you have the following rights with regards to your personal data: -
- The right to subject access – you have the right to see a copy of the personal data that the council holds about you and find out what it is used for.
- The right to rectification – you have the right to ask the council to correct or remove any inaccurate data that we hold about you.
- The right to erasure (right to be forgotten) you have the right to ask the council to remove data that we hold about you.
- The right to restriction – you have the right to ask for your information to be restricted (locked down) on council systems
- The right to data portability – you have the right to ask for your data to be transferred back to you or to a new provider at your request.
- The right to object – you have the right to ask the council to stop using your personal data or to stop sending you marketing information, or complain about how your data is used.
- The right to prevent automated decision making – you have the right to ask the council to stop using your data to make automated decisions about you or to stop profiling your behaviour (where applicable)
To find out more about your rights under the GDPR, please visit the Information Commissioner’s website.
To request a copy of your data or ask questions about how it is used, contact:-
Data Protection Officer
Or email: Inforights@knowsley.gov.uk
Who can I complain to if I am unhappy about how my data is used?
You can complain directly to the Council’s Data Protection Team by writing to: -
Data Protection Officer
Or via the Have Your Say website.
You also have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office using the following details: -
The Information Commissioner's Office
Cheshire SK9 5AF
Telephone: 08456 30 60 60 or 01625 54 57 45