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Citizenship

25 May 2018

What service is being provided?

Citizenship ceremonies

 

What personal data do we need from you?

Name

Address

Date of birth

 

What sensitive personal data do we need from you?

Country of birth

Photograph

 

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 dpo@essex.gov.uk.

 

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

To invite new British citizens to attend a ceremony as part of their naturalisation process.

Service delivery

Planning and improving registration services

Preventing or detecting of fraud or crime

Research using anonymised personal data.  If we wish to use your identifiable personal data we will seek your permission.

 

If we cannot use your data ECC would be unable to meet our statutory duties

 

Our legal basis for using your personal data is under a legal obligation, in line with the following legislation:

The British Nationality Act 1981

 

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

No

 

How long will your data be kept?

 

We will stop using your data after five years.

Your data will be deleted as soon as we stop using it.

 

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

 

We may also receive personal information about you from others:

This is who is giving us your personal data:

Home Office

 

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
Emaildpo@essex.gov.uk
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 Formhttps://ico.org.uk/concerns/handling/
Phone Number0303 123 1113

 

For our full privacy notice:

http://www.essex.gov.uk/privacy-notices/Pages/Default.aspx