Coastal Office Privacy Notice
What this Privacy Notice covers
Adur & Worthing Councils are the data controllers (referred to in this notice as 'we' or 'us') of your personal data for the purposes of applicable data protection legislation in relation to the administration and management of the following:
The Councils' Data Protection Officer can be contacted at:
- Adur & Worthing Councils
Worthing Town Hall
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
In relation to your personal data we are committed to collecting, using and protecting it appropriately. Our Data Protection Policy can be found on the Data Protection page of our website.
This privacy notice explains:
- How and why we collect and use your personal data
- The type of personal data that we collect
- When and why we may share personal data with other organisations
- The rights and choices you have in relation to the personal data that we hold about you
- How long the information is kept for
- Our legal basis for processing your data
What we collect, why and how it is used:
The purpose of processing your personal data is to safely and effectively manage the foreshore within Adur and Worthing in the interests of public safety and statutory obligations. To do this we may need to collect some of your personal information if you access our service following an incident; this could include administering first aid, providing casualty aftercare and resolving lost children and vulnerable adults enquiries where they may need reuniting with their carers.
We may collect the following personal information:
- Name, address, phone number and email address
- Nature of injuries, conditions, medication or first aid provided
- Photograph of a missing person
Sometimes personal data is received from a third party (ie not collected directly from the individual), it may be from a third party such as:
- Ambulance service
- Local Authorities
This may be in the event if you access our service following an incident; this could include administering first aid, providing casualty aftercare and resolving lost children and vulnerable adults enquiries where they may need reuniting with their carers.
We may share personal data with other departments within the Council's and external organisations in the following circumstances:
- Safeguarding referrals/concerns
- If we need to send you an invoice
- If we need to issue a Fixed Penalty Notice
- Reporting damage to tenanted or personal property
- Locating the owner of lost or found property
- Reporting criminal activity
- Taking appropriate action for non compliance of a Council Byelaw
Data may be shared with third parties including:
- Ambulance service
- Local Authorities
Our legal basis for processing your personal data:
Under the UK General Data Protection Regulations (UK GDPR), the lawful bases we rely on for processing this information are:
- Article 6 (1) (d) we have a vital interest
- Article 6 (1) (e) we need it to perform a public task
- We may also collect and process special category data under Article 9
The purpose of processing your personal data is to safely and effectively manage the foreshore within Adur and Worthing in the interests of public safety and the Council's statutory obligations.
We will not provide personal data to anyone else or use the data about you for any other purpose unless the law allows or permits us to.
Your personal data may be converted ('anonymised') into statistical or aggregated data in such a way that ensures that you cannot be identified from it. Aggregated data can't, by definition, be linked back to you as an individual and may be used to conduct research and analysis, including the preparation of statistics for use in reports.
How long the information is kept for:
Records are kept in accordance with our disposal schedule and we will not keep information for longer than necessary.
You have certain rights under the UK Data Protection law including:
- The right to be informed
- The right of access to your personal data (also known as a Subject Access Request or SAR)
- The right to withdraw consent
- The right of rectification (to have any inaccuracies corrected)
- The right of erasure (to have your records deleted)
- The right to restrict processing
- The right to data portability
- The right to object
- Rights in relation to automated decision-making and profiling
How to complain:
If you have a concern about the way that we are collecting or using your personal data, we ask that you contact us in the first instance. Alternatively, you can contact the Information Commissioner's Office.
The ICO's address:
- Information Commissioner's Office
- Helpline number: 0303 123 1113
How to contact us:
If you have any questions about how we collect, store, or use personal data please email us as listed below:
- Telephone Robert Dove on 01903 238977
- Email us on email@example.com
Last reviewed: 07/08/2023
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Page last updated: 22 August 2023