Explore Surrey’s Countryside Communications Service - Privacy Notice


  • Name of service - Explore Surrey's Countryside Communications Service
  • Directorate - Environment, Transport and Infrastructure
  • Date of issue - 1 June 2018
  • Date of current version - 8 June 2021
  • Review date - 3 June 2024


The reasons why we use your personal data - Purpose / function of the service

Surrey County Council's Explore Surrey's Countryside newsletter is used to communicate with people who have told us they want to find out more about how we look after Surrey's countryside.

What processing of personal data is undertaken by the specific teams or services

We collect and use your personal data in order to communicate with you in a cost effective and timely way.

What information do we collect?

We only collect your email address once you have requested this information.

If we take a photograph of you or film you, we ask for your consent to use this in the communications we undertake.

How we are allowed to use your personal data


Where 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 exploresurrey@surreycc.gov.uk and we will deal with your request.

Each Explore newsletter offers the opportunity to unsubscribe or update your contact details every time it is sent out. The photo and film consent lasts for five years after which we will re-seek your consent or no longer use the photo or film.

Who we share your personal data with

Your data is only held for use in emailing the Explore Surrey's Countryside newsletter. We do not share your data with anyone else.

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

Not relevant

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

Not relevant.

Retention of data

We will continue to hold your data unless you tell us you would like to unsubscribe from the newsletter or we receive an undelivered notification.

Other information

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

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