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Notification regarding the processing of any personal data supplied on this website


Data Controller: Somerset Council
Data Protection Officer contact:
Purpose for processing: The data collected on this website will be used for the provision of a community noticeboard feature, enabling members to connect with eachother to share journeys.
Legal basis for processing: Public task – data will be processed in accordance with the provisions of Article 6(1)(e) of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): Processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller.
Data Sharing: The personal data provided will be not be shared with any third parties.
Transfers abroad: This data will not be transferred abroad
Data Retention: Your data will be retained for the duration of your relationship with us. If your account is inactive for a period of 6 years, your data will be deleted.
Withdrawing Consent: You can delete your account at any time by following the Delete Account option from the My Account page. Your data will automatically be removed from our records. Please note, if you wish to close any posts or delete any comments, this should be done in advance of deleting your account. Any remaining noticeboard posts or comments will remain visible after the deletion of your account, but will be displayed anonymously.
Your Rights: You have the right to ask Somerset Council for a copy of your data, the right to rectify or erase your personal data, and the right to object to processing. However, these rights are only applicable if the Council has no other legal obligation concerning that data.
You also have the right to complain to the regulator,