Appendix 1: Privacy notice

Personal data

The following is to explain your rights and give you the information you are entitled to under the Data Protection Act 2018. For more information, see the Broads Authority Data Protection Policy.

The Broads Authority will process your personal data in accordance with the law and in the majority of circumstances this will mean that your personal data will be made publicly available as part of the process. It will not however be sold or transferred to third parties other than for the purposes of the consultation.

The identity of the data controller and contact details of our Data Protection Officer

The Broads Authority is the data controller. The Data Protection Officer can be contacted at or (01603) 610734.

Why we are collecting your personal data.

Your personal data is being collected as an essential part of the consultation process, so that we can contact you regarding your response and for statistical purposes. We may also use it to contact you about related matters. We will also contact you about later stages of the Local Plan process.

Our legal basis for processing your personal data.

The Data Protection Act 2018 states that, as a Local Planning Authority, the Broads Authority may process personal data as necessary for the effective performance of a task carried out in the public interest, i.e. a consultation.

With whom we will be sharing your personal data.

Your personal data will not be shared with any organisation outside of MHCLG. Only your name and organisation will be made public alongside your response to this consultation. Your personal data will not be transferred outside the EU.

For how long we will keep your personal data, or criteria used to determine the retention period.

Your personal data will be held for 16 years from the closure of the consultation in accordance with our Data and Information Retention Policy. A copy can be found here

Your rights, e.g. access, rectification, erasure.

The data we are collecting is your personal data, and you have considerable say over what happens to it. You have the right:

  • to see what data we have about you
  • to ask us to stop using your data, but keep it on record
  • to ask to have all or some of your data deleted or corrected
  • to lodge a complaint with the independent Information Commissioner (ICO) if you think we are not handling your data fairly or in accordance with the law. You can contact the ICO at, or telephone 0303 123 1113.

Your personal data will not be used for any automated decision making.