Privacy notice : Venue licence to conduct marriages

Who we are

The Registration Service
Town Hall St Ives Road
Maidenhead SL6 1RF
Tel 01628 796422

Lawful basis for processing information

The Births and Deaths Registration Act 1953, The Marriage Act 1949 and the Civil Partnership Act 2004.

General Data Protection Regulation Article 6(1)(a) 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.

How we collect information

Personal data is provided by venues and their employees.

Categories of information collected

Name, address, contact details and job title of applicant.

How we use the information provided

To enable the licensing of a venue for marriages and Civil Partnerships according to The Marriage Act 1949 and the Civil Partnership Act 2004.

Who has access to the information about you

Registration officers, with a copy being sent to the Registrar General for England and Wales. Name of applicant and premises address are published on our website for a period of 21 days.

Who we may share your information with

Registration information held at this office may be shared with other organisations in the course of carrying out our functions, or to enable others to perform theirs.

We will only share information where there is a lawful basis to do so for the following reasons:

  1. Statistical or research purposes
  2. Administrative purposes by official bodies e.g. ensuring their records are up-todate in order to provide services to the public
  3. Fraud prevention or detection, immigration and passport purposes

How long we store your information

Registration information is retained indefinitely as required by law. Application forms are retained for the duration the venue remains licensed.

Does your service utilise automated decision making - None used within this service area