Your Personal Information

In order to comply with the Data Protection Act and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which came into effect in May 2018, we have to provide you with information about the personal data you give to us. This information is set out

Rutland County Council is the data controller for the personal information you may provide. You can contact us by phone on 01572 722577, via email to or by writing to us at Data Protection, Catmose House, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6HP.

Your information will be used so that we can comply with requirements from awarding bodies, funding bodies such as ESFA and SFA as well as government departments.

Your personal data may be shared with other teams within the council in order to provide a service to you, to ensure our records are kept up to date or otherwise where we are required to do so under other legislation. We may share the data with third parties if we are required by law to do so, this may include the Police or Government Agencies. We will not sell your data or use it for marketing purposes without your consent.

We will keep your data for seven years. This is in accordance with current legislation.
You have the following rights under the GDPR. Please note not all of these rights apply to all processing. Further details on each right can be found on our website (

  • The right to be informed.
  • The right of access.
  • The right to rectification
  • The right to erasure
  • The right to restrict processing
  • The right to data portability
  • The right to object
  • Rights related to automated decision making, including profiling

If you are not happy with the way the council is handling your personal information, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office.

To read our full GDPR Policy go to our Policies page.