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Social Media Privacy Notice

Last updated: Thursday, 9 August 2018
Please note: the following notice provides additional privacy information to the Rochdale Borough Council privacy notice.

We embed social media services like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Flickr on our website to help keep you up to date with news and activities. Although posts and images from social media are displayed on our website they’re hosted on 3rd party sites. You can view anything on these 3rd party sites on our website without being signed in to their respective sites. If you choose to sign in then the 3rd party sites may share and store your personal information differently than we would. We advise that you read the privacy notice of any social media provider you use to see how your personal information is shared, stored and used.

Social media privacy notices include:

What personal information we collect

We don’t collect personal information for social media services. If you choose to sign-in to your own social media account then please refer to that organisation’s privacy policy to see what personal information they collect.

Who we collect personal information about

We don't collect any personal information about anybody from 3rd party social media sites when you're viewing content displayed on the website.

How we use personal information

We don't process any personal information from 3rd party social media sites when you're viewing content displayed on the website.

Why we use your personal information

We don't use and personal information from social media sites when you're viewing content displayed on the website.

Who we share your personal information with

We don't share any information from social media sites when you're viewing content displayed on the website. If you choose to sign in to your own account then the social media site may process and share your data with other companies. We advise that you read the privacy notice of any social media provider you use to see how they share your personal information.

When we make an automated decision about your personal information

This service doesn't access personal information.

How long we keep your personal information

We don't store any personal information from social media sites. If you choose to sign in to your own social media account then your information will be stored by the site. We advise you read the privacy notice of any social media provider you use to see how your personal information is stored.

When we transfer your personal information beyond the European Economic Area (EEA)

We don't store any personal information from social media sites. If you choose to sign in then any personal information you give may be stored outside of the EEA. We advise that you read the privacy notice of any social media provider you use to see where your personal information is stored.

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.

Contact

To request your personal information and exercise your privacy rights please contact:



If you need to raise a concern to our Data Protection Officer about our use of your personal information, please contact:
 


Information Governance Unit
Number One Riverside
Smith Street
Rochdale OL16 1XU ​

We are registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner's Office.

Our registration number is Z5481774.