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Privacy notice – Governance and Committee Services

Information about how and when Governance and Committee Services processes personal information about you.

What we do

Governance Support provides administration to:

  • council committees

  • adoption panels

  • school admission appeals and exclusion reviews.

What information we collect

The information we collect from you may include your: 

  • name

  • date of birth

  • address

  • health information

  • contact details

  • referral/assessment information

  • relevant history and case information

  • details of disability/impairment/vulnerability.

Agencies we might share the information with

We may share your information with:

  • police

  • health agencies

  • education providers

  • Department of Work and Pensions (DWP)

  • Ofsted

  • Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)

  • other Council departments.

Why we process your information

We process your information for:

  • service delivery
  • service improvement
  • prevention/detection of crime/fraud
  • service planning

We use information gathered on our e-petitions page to:

  • make sure that people only sign a petition once
  • check that you are eligible to sign a petition
  • see if a threshold for further action has been reached
  • contact you about petitions you start
  • email an update about the outcome of any petition you sign.

We do not publish any personal information about you when you sign a petition.