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Communications and Marketing – Use of GovDelivery (Granicus)

24 May 2018

What service is being provided?

To enable Essex County Council to provide newsletter updates on the various services the council has to offer. 

What personal data do we need from you?

First Name (optional)

Surname (optional)

Email address                      


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


Granicus (GovDelivery) is a Data Processor supporting this purpose.


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



Service Delivery      

Service Planning/Improvement                            


If we cannot use your data we would not be able to provide you with updates on the services Essex County Council offer.                                                                                                                                                         

Our legal basis for using your personal data is under your Consent.                        


You may withdraw your consent at any time by contacting us                                                                                                

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 upon request.

Your data will be deleted immediately.                                                                            


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 have your personal data Erased
  • Your Right to Restrict our processing of your personal data
  • Your Right to Object to how we use your personal data


Link to a relevant other privacy notice


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: