Appropriate policy document

Principle 1 - lawful, fair and transparent

Personal data shall be processed lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner in relation to the data subject.

The council will:

  • ensure that personal data is only processed where a lawful basis applies and where processing is otherwise lawful
  • only process personal data fairly and will ensure that data subjects are not misled about the purposes of any processing
  • ensure that data subjects receive full privacy information so that any processing of personal data is transparent (provision of privacy notices)
  • use data protection impact assessments to ensure proposed processing is carried out fairly