Privacy notice : Councillor John Bowden

Who I am

Cllr John Bowden, Eton & Castle ward
Telephone number: 07905 906957

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

From time to time residents, Parish councils and others write to me by email or letter, on an issue that they are concerned about, either on behalf of the community or a personal nature. I may require support from a Council officer and other Councillors for this purpose.

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, financial information and safeguarding issues 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 of constituents.

Who has access to the information about you

Only myself and council officers where it is stored on secure IT equipment, in accordance with data protection regulations.

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 the council 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 ward councillor.