Privacy Notice – Planning Strategy

West Suffolk Council is a Data Controller and can be contacted at: West Suffolk House, Western Way, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 3YU.  Tel: 01284 757173.  The Data protection Officer is Leah Mickleborough and can be contacted at the same address.

We are collecting your personal information in order to process your comments under the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012 and the Neighbourhood Planning Regulations 2012.

Your data will not be shared with third parties unless used for council purposes, in order to enquire and receive information relating to your licence, prevent or detect crime, to protect public funds or where we are required or permitted to share data under other legislation.

Your data will be kept until the document is superseded in line with our retention policy.

You have the right to access your data and to rectify mistakes, erase, restrict, object or move your data in certain circumstances.  Automated decision making and processing is not used during this application.  Please contact the Data Protection Officer for further information or go to our website where your rights are explained in more detail.  If you would like to receive an explanation of your rights in paper format please contact the Data Protection Officer.

 Any complaints regarding your data should be addresses to the Data Protection Officer in the first instance.  If the matter is not resolved you can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office at: Wycliff House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF Tel: 0303 123 1113.

If you do not provide the information required on the application form then we will not be able to process application for a licence.

For further information on our Data protection Policies please go to our website: How we use your information or email: