Decision details

Data Protection Policy

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


This report presents the newly drafted East Herts District Council Data Protection Policy which sets out the obligations of the Council regarding the collection, processing, transfer, storage, and disposal of personal data as well as the rights of data subjects in respect of their personal data.


(A) Consider That the comments from the Overview and Scrutiny Committee, as shown at Appendix B, be considered and endorse the recommended actions shown be endorsed.


(B) That the Data Protection Policy be adopted following any amendments.


(C) That the Information Governance and Data Protection Manager be authorised to make any minor amendments that may be required, in consultation with the Head of Legal and Democratic Services.

Report author: Tyron Suddes

Publication date: 23/11/2022

Date of decision: 22/11/2022

Decided at meeting: 22/11/2022 - Executive

Date comes into force if not called in: 01/12/2022

Call-in deadline date: 30/11/2022

Current call-in Count: 0

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