The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect in the UK from 25 May 2018. It replaces the existing law on data protection (the Data Protection Act 1998) and gives individuals more rights and protection regarding how their personal data is used by councils.
Here is some important information about the way in which the Council is responding to these requirements.
The attached report to Members (Councillors) contains background information about the Council’s preparations and policies in relation to:
- Information & Data Protection Policy Information Data Protection Policy 2018
- Retention and Disposal Policy Retention and Disposal Policy 2018
- Social Media & Electronic Communication Policy Social Media Policy 2018
- Management of Transferable Data Policy Transferable Data Policy 2018
The above policies were approved by Cwmbran Community Council on 9 May 2018.
Other key documents can be viewed here:
The Council has also undertaken an audit (Inventory) of its existing data.
Hard copies of the above are available from the Clerk to the Council, David Collins tel 01633 625152 firstname.lastname@example.org