Angus Council Full Privacy Statement

What is personal information?

Personal information can be anything that identifies and relates to a living person. This can include information that when put together with other information can then identify a person. For example, this could be your name and contact details.  This notice explains the high-level principles we operate to in using your personal data and under what conditions we share your information.

Some personal information might be ‘special’

Some information is ‘special’ and needs more protection due to its sensitivity. It’s often information you would not want widely known and is very personal to you. This is likely to include anything that can reveal your:

  • religious or philosophical beliefs
  • ethnicity
  • physical or mental health
  • trade union membership
  • political opinion
  • genetic/biometric data
  • sexuality and sexual health
  • criminal history

What is processing?

'Processing' of personal data means any operation or set of operations that is performed upon personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, deletion or destruction.

Angus Council is committed to safeguarding and protecting your personal information and using it in compliance with data protection law. When collecting and using any personal information about you, the Council is committed to doing so in accordance with our obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Act 2018