Building Futures in Kent and Medway - Apprenticeship Levy Sharing Event privacy notice
Who we are
Kent County Council (KCC) collect, uses and is responsible for certain personal information about you. When we do so we are regulated under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which applies across the European Union (including in the United Kingdom) and we are responsible as ‘controller’ of that personal information for the purposes of those laws. Our Data Protection Officer is Benjamin Watts.
Information collected by us
In the course of managing and facilitating the Building Futures in Kent and Medway Apprenticeship Levy Sharing Event we collect the following personal information when you provide it to us:
- email address of named contact
- organisation details
- business telephone numbers.
The information is used to:
- provide you with details of the event.
We use your personal information to:
- enable you to join the event
- contact you with further post event information.
How long your personal information will be kept
We will hold your personal information for 12 months.
Reasons we collect and use your personal information
We rely on the fact that you (“the data subject”) have given consent to the processing of your personal data for one or more specific purposes as the lawful basis on which we collect and use your personal data.
You may withdraw your consent at any time. If you do withdraw your consent no further personal information will be collected and the existing personal information shall only be retained in accordance with KCC’s data protection policy.
Who we share your personal information with
If you attend the event, we will share your name and organisation contact details with the organiser of the event and our event partner Medway Council.
We will share personal information with law enforcement or other authorities if required by applicable law.
Under GDPR you have rights which you can exercise free of charge, which allow you to:
- know what we are doing with your information and why we are doing it
- ask to see what information we hold about you (subject access request)
- ask us to correct any mistakes in the information we hold about you
- object to direct marketing
- make a complaint to the Information Commissioners Office.
Depending on our reason for using your information, you may also be entitled to:
- ask us to delete information we hold about you
- have your information transferred electronically to yourself or to another organisation
- object to decisions being made that significantly affect you
- object to how we are using your information
- stop us using your information in certain ways.
We will always seek to comply with your request however we may be required to hold or use your information to comply with legal duties. Please note, your request may delay or prevent us delivering a service to you.
For further information about your rights, including the circumstances in which they apply, see the guidance from the UK Information Commissioners Office (ICO) on individuals’ rights under GDPR.
If you would like to exercise a right, please contact the Information Resilience and Transparency Team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Keeping your personal information secure
We have appropriate security measures in place to prevent personal information from being accidentally lost, or used or accessed in an unauthorised way. We limit access to your personal information to those who have a genuine business need to know it. Those processing your information will do so only in an authorised manner and are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We also have procedures in place to deal with any suspected data security breach. We will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected data security breach where we are legally required to do so.
Please contact the Information Resilience and Transparency Team at email@example.com to exercise any of your rights, or if you have a complaint about why your information has been collected, how it has been used or how long we have kept it for.
You can contact our Data Protection Officer, Benjamin Watts, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or write to: Data Protection Officer, Sessions House, Maidstone, Kent ME14 1XQ.
Read our corporate privacy statement.