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Privacy notice

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Let us know if you want to remove your contact details from the Wiltshire Council Economic Regeneration team contact list and we will no longer contact you.  For further information about how Wiltshire Council uses your personal data, including your rights as a data subject, see our Privacy notice on the website.

This notice is relevant to the following services – Economic Development, Regeneration, Wiltshire 100 Programme and The Enterprise Network.

It explains what happens to your personal data that is gathered


Wiltshire Council is registered as a data controller with the Information Commissioner's Office. Full details of the registration are available at ICO register of data controllers.


Queries about data can be sent to:
Information Governance,
Wiltshire Council,
Bythesea Road,
BA14 8JN


Our DPO may be contacted as above or online at dataprotection@wiltshire.gov.uk


The Economic Regeneration Service and the Enterprise Network will process your personal information for the following purposes: 

  • Maintaining our own accounts and records promoting the services we provide and supporting businesses
  • Marketing our local tourism 
  • Managing our property
  • Carrying out surveys 
  • Administering the assessment and collection of taxes and other revenue including benefits and grants 
  • Undertaking research
  • Reviewing responses to public consultation
  • Managing contractual obligations
  • The provision of all commercial services including the administration and enforcement of parking regulations and restrictions
  • The provision of all non-commercial activities including refuse collections from residential properties,
  • Internal financial support and corporate functions
  • Managing archived records for historical and research reasons

Our processing is lawful because at least one of the following will apply:

(a) the data subject has given consent to the council for processing of their personal data for one or more specific purposes;

(b) processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is party or in order to take steps at the request of the data subject prior to entering into a contract;

(c) processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the council is subject;

(d) processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the council;

If your special category data is processed, in addition to one of the above, processing will be necessary because at least one of the following shall also apply:

(a) the data subject has given explicit consent to the processing of those personal data for one or more specified purposes, 

(b) for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes 


Where necessary and lawful, or when required by legal obligation, we may share information with:

  • Customers
  • Service providers
  • Local and central government
  • Ombudsman and regulatory authorities
  • Professional advisers
  • Credit reference agencies
  • Professional bodies
  • Survey and research organisations
  • Police forces
  • Other police forces, non-home office police forces
  • Regulatory bodies
  • Local and central government
  • Partner agencies, approved organisations and individuals working with the police,
  • Service providers
  • Law enforcement and prosecuting authorities
  • Legal representatives, defence solicitors

Wiltshire Council will process your personal data for the above purposes for no longer than necessary. Full details of our retention schedule.


Your rights are set out in in Articles 13 to 22 of the General Data Protection Regulation 2016 and include:
• The right to access your personal information, to request rectification or erasure of certain personal information and to object to processing in certain circumstances.
• The right to withdraw any consent you may have given to process your personal information.
• The right to complain to the Information Commissioner if you feel we are processing your personal information unlawfully.
• The right to restrict processing activity in certain circumstances.
• The right to object to certain types of processing activity


The information you are giving us is not a statutory or contractual requirement; or a requirement necessary to enter into a contract

You are not obliged to provide this information.


Wiltshire Council does not use automated decision making in respect to your personal information. We will provide you with an explanation of the decision-making criteria and significance or likely consequences of such data processing.


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Last updated: 26 September 2018 | Last reviewed: 26 September 2018