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Your Privacy

Mendip District Council is committed to protecting your privacy when you use our services.

This Privacy Notice explains in general terms how we use information about you and how we protect your privacy.

In the Service Area Privacy Notices section you will see a list of services we provide. Under each service is more detailed information about the purpose under which the council process your personal data, who we may share your information with and how long we will keep it for. 

Mendip District Council is registered as a Data Controller with the ICO. The council registration number is Z7552163 and the Electoral Registration Officer registration number is Z6913042.

Where can I get advice?

We have a Data Protection Officer who makes sure we respect your rights and follow the law. If you have any concerns or questions about how we look after your personal information, please contact the Data Protection Officer, James Ellis, at DPO@mendip.gov.uk or by calling 0300 303 8588 and asking to speak to the Data Protection Officer.

For independent advice about data protection, privacy and data sharing issues, or to make a complaint about how Mendip District Council have handled you personal information, you can contact the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) at:

Information Commissioner's Office
Wycliffe House 
Water Lane 
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF

Tel: 0303 123 1113 (local rate) or visit ico.org.uk or email casework@ico.org.uk