It is a principal of the Data Protection Act 2018 that personal information is kept for "no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the personal data are processed". We ensure that once the information is no longer needed, it is securely disposed of in compliance with the Council’s Document Retention Schedule.
The Document Retention Schedule is currently a working document and is being reviewed.
For further information on how personal data is processed, please refer to our Privacy Notice page.
For more information about your rights in relation to your personal data, please refer to our Data Protection Act page.