Last updated: Monday, 13 August 2018
Please note: the following notice provides additional privacy information to the
Rochdale Borough Council privacy notice.
We need to ensure that all staff, volunteers and members have access to training resources relevant to their role. There are a number of areas where training or awareness raising is a statutory requirement for us such as data protection training. ELearning is learning completed by individuals online. The courses are interactive and usually include a post course quiz to test your level of knowledge and learning.
What personal information we collect
We collect personal information to make sure that we can carry out our work. The personal information we collect includes:
- Email address
- Identifiers such as personal reference
- Employment data
Who we collect personal information about
When we collect personal information it may be about:
How we use personal information
We use your personal information to:
- Maintain accounts and records
- Support and manage employees
- Support and manage volunteers
- Support and manage councillors
- Provide employment, education and training advice and support
Why we use your personal information
We're required by law to provide training and learning across a number of areas. We're allowed to process personal and sensitive data for the following reasons under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Articles and the Data Protection Act:
- To comply with a legal obligation
- Where there are legitimate interests
Who we share your personal information with
We collect information from and disclose information to individuals and organisations that can support our work including:
- Council departments
- Other public bodies and authorities
- Ombudsman and regulatory bodies
When we make an automated decision about your personal information
This service doesn't make any decisions using computers or programmes that don't involve a human being when using your personal information.
How long we keep your personal information
We keep personal information collected as part of this process for a minimum of 3 years from the date of collection, or for an additional length of time if necessary.
When we transfer your personal information beyond the European Economic Area (EEA)
This service doesn't transfer your information outside the EEA.
We do not routinely share data with any organisation outside the UK, but our website is available across the internet and we communicate with applicants and stakeholders wherever they are.