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Privacy Policy for Fareham Borough Council

As the Council responds to the COVID-19 outbreak, it will become necessary to share information with other organisations in order to co-ordinate and help efforts to support individuals within the Borough.  This may include sharing data for the purposes of:

The data we share may be obtained from the NHS, housing records and the Electoral register and may include:

The Council will rely on the following lawful basis for the sharing of this information:

We keep our privacy notice under regular review and we will place an updated version on this page. This will help ensure that you are always aware of what information we collect and how we use it. Unless stated, your personal data is being collected and processed by, or on behalf of, Fareham Borough Council.

If you have any concerns about how the Council is handling your personal data, these can be raised with the Council's Data Protection Officer:

Ms. Leigh Usher
Data Protection Officer
Fareham Borough Council
Civic Offices
Civic Way 
PO16 7AZ
Tel: 01329 824553

What information do we collect about you?

Whilst visiting our site, you may be asked to enter personal data on one of our online forms. 'Personal data' means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. The information requested will be the minimum necessary in order to provide our services effectively, and may include your name, contact details, and other personal data.  The Council may share your personal data with internal departments and in the event you have contacted us about a non-Fareham Borough Council function, we will forward your information to the relevant third party organisation. In some cases, we may request sensitive personal data, such as ethnic origin or religious belief, but only when necessary to provide the service requested.
More detailed information about the data processing can be viewed by visiting the cookies webpage.

Important information about the processing of your personal data

Data protection information for Council car parks

You can find more information on the data protection information for Council car parks here.

Do we use any data processors?

Data processors are third parties who provide certain parts of our services for us. We have contracts in place with them and they cannot do anything with your personal information unless we have instructed them to do so. We are currently updating this information which will be re-published.

Summary of terms

Browser: A programme used to locate and display webpages on a computer, web TV or other internet access device. The most popular ones are Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome.

Cookie: A message passed to the web browser by the visited website and stored as a file. A cookie's main objective is to identify users, and personalise their visit by customising webpages for them by welcoming them when next they visit the website. A site using cookies will sometimes but not always invite you to provide personal information such as your name, e-mail address and interests.

IP (Internet Protocol): All networks and computers connected to the Internet must speak IP, which is the technical standard for communicating over the Internet.

IP Address: Every computer or device connected to the Internet has one. It may look something like this -

Web Server: A computer which contains or manages websites. It "serves up" web pages to your home computer.


Last updated 30 August 2023

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