Do you know what personal information is?
Personal information can be anything that identifies and relates to a living person.
This can include information that when put together with other information can then
identify a person. For example, this could be your name and contact details.
What type of personal data do we collect
We will collect information about you when you request or receive a service, we also collect information from people who contact us requesting information about
Middlesbrough, the Council, or themselves.
This information can include your name, address, email address, telephone number and other contact information that allow us to meet our organisational and statutory
obligations to you.
How we collect your personal data
We can collect your data in multiple ways, including:
- online forms
- website cookies
- other forms of image and voice recordings
This data can be collected directly from you or may be gathered from other sources, we may also need to ask other agencies or organisations for relevant data about you in order to fulfil our legal responsibilities or provide services.
Did you know some of your personal information might be ‘special’?
Some information is ‘special’ and needs more protection due to its sensitivity. It’s often information you would not want widely known and is very personal to you. This is likely to include anything that can reveal your:
- sexuality or sexual health
- religious or philosophical beliefs
- physical or mental health
- Trade Union membership
- political opinion
- genetic/biometric data
- criminal history