Privacy notice : Councillor Gurch Singh

Who I am

Councillor Gurch Singh, councillor for St Mary’s Ward, alongside my colleague Cllr Stimson.
Telephone number: 07428 425739

Lawful basis for processing information

General Data Protection Regulation Article 6(1)(e) – processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller.
Local Government Act 1972

How I collect information

Information mainly comes in the form of emails, telephone calls and letters from residents in St Mary’s Ward and across the Royal Borough in connection with my role as a councillor. Some information is collected from direct surveys and social media such as Twitter and Facebook.

Categories of information

As your councillor I deal with a wide range of issues and may process many categories of personal and special category personal data such as, name, address, contact details, health conditions, criminal convictions, trade union membership etc.

How I use the information provided

I use the information you provide to me to carry out my duties as an elected councillor e.g. to help resolve any issues you have brought to my attention and to lobby on your behalf.

Who has access to the information about you

Only myself and Royal Borough officers unless you give me permission to share your details with other colleagues, partners and the police.

Who I may share your information with

I may share your personal data with a wide range of services depending on the issue raised. If you would like to know the information journey for any specific request please email me and I will provide details of any 3rd parties/organisations that I have shared your personal data with to enable resolution of your issue.

All services delivered by RBWM have their own privacy notice to show the information journey that personal data takes. Please take the time to read any notice of interest to you. 

How long I store your information

Personal data is retained for the period I am your councillor.