Epping Forest District Council is a data controller pursuant to the General Data Protection Regulation 2016 (the ‘GDPR’). This means that the Council decides how your personal data is processed and for what purposes. The Council is committed to protecting your personal data and respecting your right to privacy.

The Council will obtain information about you when you contact the authority, when you request the provision of specific services or when you use its website or other forms of communication, such as the completion of an online form.

This privacy policy explains how the Council collects, uses and protects the personal data that it holds. The privacy policy applies to all the data we as a Council collect whether this is by letter, email, telephone, online, face-to-face or any other method.

The privacy policy does not provide exhaustive detail of all aspects of the Council’s collection and use of personal data. If you wish to obtain further information about the way that the Council processes your personal data, you should contact the Data Protection Officer.