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Privacy Policy

Date of last revision: 16/05/2018

Version number: 1.0

Contact Details

Sandwell MBC is responsible for how personal data is processed and for what purposes (we are known in legal terms as the ‘data controller’). Personal data is data that could be used to identify a living individual.

Address: Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council, Sandwell Council House, Freeth Street, Oldbury, B69 3DB.

Telephone: 0121 569 2200.

The Data Protection Officer can be contacted at the above address and through email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Tel 0121 569 3232

As a Public Authority we do not have a representative in any other member states of the EU.

The table below summaries the personal data we collect and why.

When is it collected?

What is collected?

Why is it needed?

Who is collecting it?

Will it be shared with a third party?

How long is it kept it for?

When someone registers for the website, or registers for events

name, job title, email, place of work, address, post code

To enable us to complete the registration process for events

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While the user remains registered on the website or when the event has finished.

We keep a signed copy of the event registration list for two years from the date of the event. This is for our records to monitor attendance.   

When someone completes our online enquiry form

name, email, phone number (optional)

To enable us to respond to the user's enquiry

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While we deal with your enquiry

If we would like to use your personal data for a new purpose, we will always seek your prior consent and will update this notice accordingly.

We take protection of your personal data seriously and employ data encryption in transit (using HTTPS protocol) and encryption at rest on the disk drives where your data is stored.

In addition, we use cookies (small text files stored on your device) to provide functionality and analytics capabilities on the website. Please refer to our Cookie Policy for an overview of the cookies used.

You can refer to the official help documentation of your browser provider for information on how to change cookie preferences.

Where personal data is stored

All personal data held will be stored and processed by staff in the United Kingdom.

Sharing your personal data

Your personal data will be treated as strictly confidential and will only be shared with third parties with your consent, or if there is a legal obligation for us to disclose the information.

Your rights and your personal data

You are entitled to know what personal data Sandwell Council is processing about you. If you want to obtain the data, or if you want to exercise any of your other rights about the processing of the data, you can contact the Data Protection Officer – contact details above.

You have the right to:

•  have your personal data corrected if it is inaccurate or incomplete.

•  ask for your personal data used for this purpose to be erased (even if you have previously given consent for the data to be processed by Sandwell Council).

•  ask for your personal data to be supplied in a commonly used format, where the processing is carried out by automated means, so it can be sent to another organisation.

You can also ask for the processing of your personal data to be restricted if:

•  it is inaccurate.

•  it is unlawful but you do not want it to be deleted.

•  it is due to be deleted but you require it kept because of a legal claim .

• you have objected to the processing of the data and you are waiting for a decision about the objection.

You can ask the council to stop processing your data at any time by withdrawing your consent. You can do this by the same method you gave us the information or by contacting the Data Protection Officer.

For more information about your rights you can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office, which is the supervisory authority for the United Kingdom.

Contact details are:


•  Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

•  Tel: 0303 123 1113

•  Write to: Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF


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Freeth Street
West Midlands
B69 3DE


Jo Dodd - 07815 490436

Rajdeep Atwal - 0121 569 5121