Service being provided
Delivery of the Planning Policy Service including notification of consultations, retention of responses and adoption of policy documents. Retention and maintenance of the Self Build Register.
Categories of personal data we need to collect
- Contact Details
Categories of ‘special’ personal data we need to collect
Racial or Ethnic Origin – Self Build Register only
Consequences of failing to provide personal data
If you do not provide the required personal data it may prevent us from taking you response to a consultation into consideration.
Data Controller and Processors
The Data Controller is Worcester City Council
Purpose of Processing & Lawful Basis
- Service Delivery
- Service planning/Improvement
Our legal basis for using your personal data is:
Compliance with a legal obligation to which the data controller is subject – The Planning Act 2004 (as amended) and The Self-Build and Custom House Building Act 2015
Performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller
Our legal basis for using your Special Categories of data is:
Processing is necessary for reasons of substantial public interest, on the basis of the above legislation.
Who we share the information with
Worcester City Council works in partnership with our neighbouring authorities Malvern Hills District Council and Wychavon District Council to develop and deliver the South Worcestershire Development Plan. Any responses to consultations linked to this plan are shared across the three authorities.
How long we hold your information
We will only keep your information for the minimum period necessary. The information outlined in this privacy notice will be kept in accordance with our retention schedule. All information will be held securely and destroyed under confidential conditions.
Individual Legal Rights
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 Object to how we use your personal data
Individual right to complain to the Information Commissioners Office
If you have any worries or questions about how your personal information is handled please contact our Data Protection Officer via
Phone: 01905 722233
Data Protection Officer
Worcester City Council
If you still have concerns following our response you have the right to raise the matter with the Information Commissioner’s Office:
Information Commissioner's Office,