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Privacy Policy


Swindon Borough Council will not collect any personal information as part of this process.

What is a Privacy Notice?

A privacy notice is designed to tell you what the Council intends to do with any personal information we collect about you, how we will store that information, who we might share it with and how long we will retain your personal information.

Who is collecting and using your personal data?

Swindon Borough Council is the Data controller as defined under Part 3, Chapter 4, section 56 of the Data Protection Act 2018

Your personal data - what is it?*

Personal data relates to a living individual who can be identified from that data. Identification can be by the information alone or in conjunction with any other information in the data controller’s possession or likely to come into such possession.

What personal data do we collect?

This site does collect cookies for site performance and security purposes. These are session cookies and are only used for the above purpose.

How do we process your personal data?

Swindon Borough Council complies with its obligations under the GDPR by keeping personal data up to date; by storing and destroying it securely; by not collecting or retaining excessive amounts of data; by protecting personal data from loss, misuse, unauthorised access and disclosure and by ensuring that appropriate technical measures are in place to protect personal data.

Why do we need your personal information?*

No personal information is collected.

How the law allows us to use your personal information*

There are a number of legal, legitimate or lawful reasons why we need to collect and use your personal information. In this instance no personal information is collected.

Who do we share your information with?*

Your personal information is not collected as part of this referral process. If you have any queries about this please contact

How do we protect your information?*

We will do what we can to make sure we hold records about you in a secure way, and we will only make them available to those who have a right to see them. Examples of our security include:

How long do we keep your personal information?*

This does not apply as no personal information is collected.

What rights you have under the data protection act 2018*

Under data protection law, you have rights including the right of access, rectification, erasure, to restriction of processing etc for a full list of Data Protection rights pleas see the Information Commissioners website - Individual rights | ICO.

Your right to complain

In the event that you wish to complain about the way that your personal data has been handled by Swindon Borough Council, you should write to the Data Protection Officer and clearly outline your case. Your complaint will then be investigated in accordance with our customer complaint procedure.

If you remain dissatisfied with the way your personal data has been handled, you have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office at You may refer the matter to the Information Commissioner’s Office whose contact details are below:

Information Commissioner’s Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane


This website also contains information on data protection and your rights and remedies.

What if you do not provide personal data?

No personal data is collected on this website.

How will Swindon Borough Council ensure compliance?

SBC Information Governance Team are responsible for ensure the organisation is compliant with data protection legislation.