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Wisloe Privacy Statement

Wisloe Privacy Notice

Gloucestershire County Council and The Ernest Cook Trust are joint data controllers for the personal information we collect from you.

This Privacy Notice explains what information we collect about you, how we use it and your information rights.

What is the legal basis for our use of your personal information?

The information below shows the legal basis we are relying on to use your personal or special category (sensitive) personal information.

Personal information (GDPR Article 6)

Our legal basis for using your personal information is:

Article 6 1(e) Processing is necessary for the performance of task carried out in the public interest

a. in line with the Localism Act 2011 and The Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012 which allows us to seek consultation of the public prior to applying for planning permission.


How we use your information

Why we collect and use your information:

Gloucestershire County Council will use the information about you in order to gather views on the plans for a new community at Wisloe. Responses received as part of the consultation will be anonymised, stored and handled in accordance with Gloucestershire County Council’s policy on General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We may use your details to contact regarding your responses.

We will also use your data to better understand the services we provide and to help us build those services for the future. We may also use your data to identify if our services are fulfilling our legal obligations.

The information we collect about you:

Gloucestershire County Council will collect only the personal information we need to perform our functions.

We will collect:

  • Name
  • Postcode
  • E-mail
  • Telephone Number
  • Any other personal information you choose to provide whilst completing the survey.

How long we keep your information for:

Gloucestershire County Council will keep your personal data for no longer than 5 years before being destroyed. We are required to keep this information for this long as this is the expected duration of the planning process.

There may be a legal reason for us to keep it longer, such as if legislation requires us to.

To find further information on how long we keep your information, you can read our retention and disposal schedule at


Who we share data with:

Gloucestershire County Council will share your information with:

  • The Ernest Cook Trust, who are joint data controllers for this project.
  • Social and Particpatr Ltd, our consultation partners who process your data on behalf of the council and The Ernest Cook Trust.
  • Other contracted project partners and then only in anonymised form for the purposes of this project.

Your personal data may also be shared with regulatory and statutory bodies who assess council performance and financial spend, as well as where required by law, such as to prevent and detect crime or fraudulent activity.


Your information rights under the Data Protection Act 2018

Access to your information:

You have the right to request a copy of the information we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please visit our website using the link below:

Correction of inaccurate information:

You have the right to request that the council correct information that you believe is inaccurate or incomplete. You may not always be able to change the information. However, we will correct factual inaccuracies and may include your comments in the records.

The right to object:

You have the right to object to us using your information if you feel we have used it outside the remit of our public tasks or when you have received marketing from us. Please be aware that in certain situations we are allowed to still use your information if there are compelling legitimate grounds to do so.

Using your rights:

If you wish to use any of these rights, please contact us using one of the methods below:


In Writing:

Information Management Service 
Gloucestershire County Council
First Floor, Block 4(a)
Shire Hall, Westgate Street 
GL1 2TG   


How to contact us:

Please contact us if you have any questions about this privacy notice:

By email:

By telephone: 0330 107 0535

You can contact the council’s Data Protection Officer, via the Information Management Service, by emailing or by calling 01452 324000

Making a complaint to the Information Commissioner

If you wish to make a complaint about how we use your personal data to the Information Commissioner’s Office, you can contact them by visiting their website at or by calling 0303 123 1113.

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