Coventry City Council complies with the Data Protection Act and the UK GDPR and is registered with the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) as a Data Controller.
This Privacy Notice explains how personal information is going to be used, what for, who it will be shared with and why.

Why we collect and use personal information about you

We collect and hold personal information relating to activities in and around the Coventry Peace Festival.
We use this information to:

  • Assess eligibility for funding
  • Promote festival activities

What personal data do we collect about you?

Contact details.

Who we share your personal information with

We will share data with:

  • Internally with Coventry City Council depts. for promotional purposes and funding
  • Externally with other participants in the Coventry Peace Festival

How long will we keep your information?

We will only keep your information for as long as we need to, so we can give you the service you need, unless we must keep it for legal reasons.

Your rights

You have the right to:

  1. Ask to see the personal information we hold about you (also known as a Subject Access Request)
  2. Withdraw consent (see below)
  3. Ask us to change information we hold about you if it is wrong
  4. Ask us to delete the information we hold about you
  5. Ask us to limit the way we use your personal Information
  6. Data portability (have your data transferred to another Authority)
  7. Question decisions made about you by a computer
  8. Complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (information below)

To exercise any of these rights please contact the Events Team and/or

Withdrawal of consent

Where personal data is processed on the basis of consent, you will have the right to withdraw that consent. However Coventry City Council process personal data that it is necessary to do so in order to comply with our legal obligations and to enable us to perform tasks carried out in the public interest. 


You have the right to submit a complaint if you are unhappy with the way your request is handled or disagree with a decision made by the council regarding your data. In these circumstances you can contact the Data Protection Team (DPO) and request a review of the decision on

If you are not satisfied with any outcome from the DPO you may wish to apply to the Information Commissioner's Office at:
The Information Commissioner's Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
SK9 5AF.