General Data Protection Regulation statements

Calderdale Council is registered with the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) under the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998. The Council takes its responsibilities under the Act very seriously.

Below are GDPR policy statements for Council services that collect your personal data:

Cemetries

Burials: PDFBurials GDPR statement [PDF 29KB]

Cremations: PDFCremations GDPR statement [PDF 29KB]

Cemetery memorials and headstone: PDFMemorials and headstones in cemeteries GDPR statement [PDF 58KB]

Park Wood crematorium memorials: PDFMemorials at Park Wood crematorium GDPR statement [PDF 12KB]

Citizen's panel

Citizen's panel: PDFCitizen's panel 'Talkback' recruitment form statement [PDF 37KB]

Complaints and compliments

Tell us how we are doing: PDFTell us how we are doing GDPR statement [PDF 80KB]

Freedom of Information

Freedom of Information request: PDFFreedom of Information request GDPR statement [PDF 49KB]

Other

Council Tax statement

The information given by you is collected for the purposes of calculating your Council Tax account. We need this to meet our obligations under the Local Government Finance Act 1992.

However, Calderdale Council is also required by law to protect the public funds it administers. It may share information provided to it with other bodies responsible for auditing or administering public funds, in order to prevent or detect fraud. Completion of this form/sharing your information with us constitutes explicit consent, from you, for us to process your data for this purpose.

You have the right to:

  • see what information is held about you;
  • have inaccurate information corrected;
  • have information removed from our system, unless we are required by law or a statutory purpose to keep it.

To do this, write to: Council Tax Billing Department, Westgate House, Halifax, HX1 1PS.

If you feel your data has not been handled in accordance with the law, you have the right to complain. Please write to:

Your name, contact details and eligibility are recorded electronically on our system to maintain up to date records. These will be kept:

  • in case of Valuation Banding revaluation, personal data is retained;
  • for a maximum of 7 years for financial information;
  • or until such time as the data is reviewed by us;
  • or removed at your request.

Mailing list sign up form statement

‘’Calderdale Council is registered with the information Commissioners Office (ICO) under the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998. The Council takes its responsibilities under the Act very seriously.

The information provided by you is collected purely for the purposes of providing you with news and information you have signed up to receive. We need to collect this information in order to maintain accurate records of your name and email address. Completion of this form/sharing your information with us constitutes explicit consent from you for us to process your data for this purpose. You may withdraw this consent at any time by writing to socialmedia@calderdale.gov.uk. In addition, you have the right to see what information is held about you, to have inaccurate information corrected, to have information removed from our system unless we are required by law or a statutory purpose to keep it and the right to complain to the Data Protection Officer if you feel that your data has not been handled in accordance with the law. The Councils Data Protection Officer is Tracie Robinson and can be contacted at information_management@calderdale.gov.uk

Your name, contact details and eligibility are recorded electronically on our system to maintain up to date records. This information will be kept for a maximum of 10 years or until such time as the data is reviewed by us or removed at your request’’.

 

Online planning application system statement

The information given by you is collected to enable you to register on our online planning application system. If you register on the system, you can also use advanced searches and track applications. Completion of this registration process constitutes explicit consent, from you, for us to process your data for this purpose.

Giving a name and address when commenting on planning applications is required under the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

Your personal information will not be shared with any other organisation.

You have the right to:

  • see what information is held about you;
  • have inaccurate information corrected;
  • have information removed from our system, unless we are required by law or a statutory purpose to keep it.

To do this, email: planning.applications@calderdale.gov.uk .

If you feel your data has not been handled in accordance with the law, you have the right to complain. Please write to:

Your name and contact details are recorded electronically on our system to maintain up to date records. These will be kept:

  • indefinitely;
  • or until such time as the data is reviewed by us;
  • or removed at your request.
Always open first panel: 

Registrars

Appointment booking: PDFAppointment booking GDPR statement [PDF 30KB]

Certificate ordering: PDFCertificate ordering GDPR statement [PDF 32KB]

Sports

Children's party booking: PDFChildren's party booking GDPR statement [PDF 27KB]

Expression of Interest in coaching courses: PDFCoaching courses GDPR statement [PDF 47KB]

Online booking: PDFOnline booking GDPR statement [PDF 50KB]

Volunteering

Expression of interest: PDFExpression of Interest GDPR statement [PDF 39KB]

Whatson

Event proforma: PDFEvent proforma GDPR statement [PDF 28KB]