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Minerals and Waste

25 May 2018

What service is being provided?


Minerals and Waste Planning

We will process your information in line with our legal obligation to provide planning services in relation to mineral extraction and waste management.


What personal data do we need from you?

Name and contact details


Who will be using your personal data?

The Data Controller is Essex County Council

The Data Protection Officer for Essex County Council can be contacted at


What will it be used for and what gives us the right to ask for it and use it?

Service delivery

Service improvement/planning


If we cannot use your data you will be unable to make planning applications or representations.


Our legal basis for using your personal data is legal obligation under Planning legislation.


Who else might we share your data with?

The Planning Inspectorate/Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government


Will your data be stored in or accessible from countries with no UK-equivalent Privacy Law protections?



How long will your data be kept?

We will stop using your data after 15 years as mandated in planning legislation, after review it will be securely destroyed


Our use of your data will be subject to the following legal rights:

  • Your Right to be Informed
  • Your Right to Access your personal data
  • Your Right for us to Rectify your personal data
  • Your Right to Restrict our processing of your personal data


Visit the following links for more information about Privacy Law, our obligations and your Rights:

The ICO Guide to the General Data Protection Regulation 2016

The General Data Protection Regulation 2016


If you have concerns over the way we are asking for or using your personal data, please raise the matter with our Data Protection Officer by the following means:


Postal AddressData Protection Officer, Information Governance Team, Essex County Council, County Hall, Market Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM11QH
Phone Number0333 013 9824


If you still have concerns following our response you have the right to raise the matter with the Information Commissioner's Office:


Postal AddressInformation Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF
Online Form
Phone Number0303 123 1113


For our full privacy notice: