Coventry City Council Complies with the Data Protection Act and the GDPR and is registered with the Information Commissioners 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.
We collect and hold personal information relating to the Council’s Petitions Scheme when it is shared with us by a Petition Organiser when they submit their petition to us or when you sign an e-petition.
We use this information to administer the petitions scheme:
The processing is necessary for the performance of a task in the public interest. Therefore, Public Task is the lawful basis for collecting and using your personal data. This data is required to facilitate the management of petitions, in line with Coventry City Council’s Petitions Scheme. Local Authorities maintain appropriate schemes to support public engagement in Council business and participation in decision making.
When we host or manage petitions, we collect the following personal information about you when you provide it to us:
We may share data with:
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.
We retain information relating to the petitions scheme for 6 years after the date it was created.
You have the right to:
To exercise any of these rights please contact the Governance Services Team at [email protected]
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) [email protected] and request a review of the decision.
If you are not satisfied with any outcome from the DPO you may wish to apply to the Information Commissioners Office at:
The Information Commissioners Office,
Date of last review: May 2021