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What services are covered by this privacy notice?

9 May 2019

  • Active Essex
    Exists to make sport and physical activity happen for you. You may sign up to our Ambassador Programme, or use our activity finder, or receive our newsletter.

  • Births and Deaths Registrations
    Maintains the Public Registers.
  • Citizenship Ceremonies
    Provides the opportunity take a citizenship oath and pledge to formalise registration as a British citizen
  • Civil Partnership Registrations
    Maintains the Public Register and conducts ceremonies
  • Community Link
    Provides transport services for Adult Social Care, Special Education Needs children, local bus passengers and mainstream school children.
  • Coroner Service
    Investigates deaths that appear to be sudden and of an unknown cause, unnatural or due to violence or occur in legal custody. 
  • Communications and Marketing
    • Use of Digital Images: the provision of digital images to Essex County Council to support marketing and communications campaigns.
    • Use of Notify/GovDelivery: enables Essex County Council to provide newsletter/ blog updates on various council services. 
    • Use of One News: enables Essex County Council to provide news/blog updates and response alerts to employees on employment information and various council services and achievements.
  • Customer Experience, Corporate Complaints and Statutory Complaints
    Supports general enquiries, comments and compliments, including Ombudsman complaints.
  • Emergency Planning
    Activities aimed at addressing the needs, including aftercare, of people affected by emergencies; for example large industrial accidents, aviation incidents, widespread flooding and terrorist attacks. 
  • Essex Traveller Unit
    Offers support services to the travelling community
  • Health & Safety
    Provides advice on health and safety management to comply with the Health and Safety at Work Act and all subordinate regulations
  • Library Services
    Provides a county-wide library service, including requests for items we do not stock, ready and overdue notifications, Home Library Service, book groups, Summer Reading Challenge and Library Ambassadors.
  • Library Volunteer Service (Not requiring a Disclosure and Barring service check (DBS))
    Supports library volunteers to help deliver the county-wide library service.
  • Library Volunteer Service (Requiring a DBS)
    Supports library volunteers to help deliver the county-wide library service.
  • Marriage Notices and Registrations
    Supports our statutory obligations to register and conduct marriages, and associated licencing
  • Petitions
    Offers the chance to sign Petitions regarding changes which affect you
  • Public and Guest Wi-Fi
    Provides public and guest Wi-Fi access to visitors to Essex County Council buildings.
  • Public Health Services
    Commissions services to improve the health and wellbeing of citizens.
  • Research into Health and Wellbeing
    Researches into health, wellbeing, lifestyle and social circumstances of children, young people, adults and families in Essex.
  • Service Design
    Develops of user-centred services for the residents and businesses of Essex, supporting the council’s digital ambitions.
  • Superfast Broadband
    Manages the requests for broadband provision with network operators and uses this, together with other information, to inform future infrastructure rollout plans, giving customers the option to receive a regular newsletter.
  • Superfast Broadband Champions
    Manages the requests from residents and parish council representatives to become Broadband Champions, which are registered voluntary community ambassadors for the Superfast Essex programme. 
  • Tourism
    Supports businesses and visitors to enable tourism growth across Essex.
  • Trading Standards
    Ensures businesses understand their legal obligations and trade fairly and safely; including licencing, fraud prevention, detection and prosecution and consultancy.
  • Wellbeing Service
    Offers support to employees and external clients to manage health and wellbeing in the workplace and a counselling service.
  • You are Hear Activities and Volunteering
    Engagement activities with the public to promote the history and culture of Essex, and Volunteering opportunities to assist with this project to promote the history and culture of Essex.