Data protection policy

Herefordshire Council has a responsibility under the Data Protection Act 2018 to hold, obtain, record, use and store all personal data relating to an identifiable individual in a secure and confidential manner.

This policy is a statement of what the council does to ensure its compliance with the Act.

The data protection policy applies to all council employees, members, volunteers, contractors and to staff members of any other bodies with whom we work who handle council data in joint teams.

The policy provides a framework within which the council will ensure compliance with the requirements of the Act and will underpin any operational procedures and activities connected with the implementation of the Act.

Last updated date
June 2022
Review date
June 2025
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