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Privacy notices and data protection


Find out how and why we collect information about you, what we collect and who we share it with. Be aware of your rights, how to correct things that are wrong, and how to object to us using the data.

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) legally controls what data can be collected and what can be done with it. Our Icon for pdf Corporate privacy statement (PDF, 104.1kb)  explains how we will deal with your data. Below is a summary of what it means.

Please note: the contents of this page will also need updating when the Data Protection Bill 2018 is passed.

Privacy notices

We have a wide range of purposes for which we gather data, all aimed at providing you with the best possible service. Every time you are asked to submit personal or sensitive data to us, you should be made aware of the privacy notice relating to the service you receive from us.

Below is a list of all our privacy notices. If you can't see the one you need, contact us.

Contact us
Data Protection
03000 268034
Our address is:
  • Durham County Council
  • Room 4/140
  • County Hall
  • Durham
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DH1 5UF
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