Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill: Reforms to National Planning Policy

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Closes 2 Mar 2023


A. Personal data The following is to explain your rights and give you the information you are be entitled to under the Data Protection Act 2018. Note that this section only refers to your personal data (your name address and anything that could be used to identify you personally) not the content of your response to the consultation. 1. The identity of the data controller and contact details of our Data Protection Officer The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) is the data controller. The Data Protection Officer can be contacted at dataprotection@communities.gov.uk 2. 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. 3. Our legal basis for processing your personal data The Data Protection Act 2018 states that, as a government department, DLUHC may process personal data as necessary for the effective performance of a task carried out in the public interest. i.e. a consultation. 4. With whom we will be sharing your personal data DLUHC may share your personal data with external organisations, for purposes relating to this consultation, including analysis of responses. Any data shared with organisations outside of DLUHC will be anonymised where possible. 5. For how long we will keep your personal data, or criteria used to determine the retention period. Your personal data will be held for two years from the closure of the consultation. 6. 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: a. to see what data we have about you b. to ask us to stop using your data, but keep it on record c. to ask to have all or some of your data deleted or corrected d. 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 https://ico.org.uk/, or telephone 0303 123 1113. 7. Your personal data will not be sent overseas. 8. Your personal data will not be used for any automated decision making. 9. We use a third-party system, Citizen Space, to collect consultation responses. In the first instance your personal data will be stored on their secure UK-based server. Your personal data will remain on the Citizen Space server and/or be transferred to our secure government IT system for two years of retention before it is deleted. Please confirm that you have read and agree to the privacy notice
B. What is your name?
C. What is your email address?
D. What is your organisation?
E. What type of organisation are you representing?