Countryside Basingstoke Canal - Privacy Notice


  • Name of service - Countryside – Basingstoke Canal
  • Directorate - Environment, Transport and Infrastructure
  • Date of issue - 4 June 2018
  • Date of current version - 8 June 2021
  • Review date - 8 June 2024


The reasons why we use your personal data

Purpose / function of the service

This privacy notice applies to the functions of the Countryside Service as owners of part of the Basingstoke Canal and joint client for the Basingstoke Canal Authority

Your personal data is collated for the purposes of dealing with enquiries in order to carry out our statutory responsibilities under the different legislative frameworks, to provide services and establish good business practices. In addition, we collect your personal data for the following reasons:

  • Service delivery
  • Service improvement and planning
  • Research
  • Statistical analysis and reporting

What information do we collect?

  • Name
  • Address
  • Contact details
  • Membership of organisation

How we are allowed to use your personal data

  • Local Government Act
  • Localism Act 2011
  • National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949
  • Countryside Act 1968
  • Transport Act 1968
  • Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981
  • Water Act 2003

How we are allowed to use your personal data

When we have asked for your consent to process your personal data, we will explain to you what we are asking you to agree to and why. If we have consent to use your personal data, you have the right to remove it at any time. If you want to remove your consent, please contact us at the following email address: and we will deal with your request.

Who we share your personal data with

  • Hampshire County Council and the Basingstoke Canal Authority.
  • Other local and central government bodies, such as Defra and Districts and Borough Councils
  • Regulatory and Judicial authorities, such as the Local Government Ombudsman or courts
  • Our legal advisors

Automated decision making (when computers make any decisions about you)

We do not use automated decision making.

Personal data being sent or processed outside of the UK and EU

We do not send or process data outside of the UK and EU.

Retention of data

Data will be retained in accordance with our service specific data retention schedule.

Other information

For further information on our privacy notices, please see information and privacy.

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