Decision details

Data Protection Policy

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


To introduce a revised Data Protection Policy fully redrafted to bring the Councils data protection policies up to required standards.


The report asked the Cabinet to review and amend the Council’s Data Protection Policy following recent legislative change (the General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Act 2018).


The Portfolio Holder thanked the Governance and Data Protection Officer for his hard work and enthusiasm in pulling together the revised policy documents.






(i)               the amended Data Protection Policy be approved.


(ii)             the Director of Law and Governance be authorised, in consultation with the Portfolio Holder, to approve minor amendments to the policy in line with working arrangements.



Contact: Tom Swain Email:

Publication date: 21/06/2019

Date of decision: 14/03/2019