Fairer Aberdeen

UDecide Community Event: your data

How and why we use your data

For UDECIDE Torry 2020 online voting we ask you to to confirm that you live in Torry - this can be by answering yes or no. We do this so we can make sure that people who are taking part and voting on community issues live within the community. We also ask for a postcode to ensure that you do live in the area. 

How long we’ll keep your information for

This is an anonymous vote so we do not retain any personal information about who has voted. 

Your Rights

You have rights in relation to your data, including the right to ask for a copy of it. More information about the all the rights you have, as well as the contact details for the Council’s Data Protection Officer are available on the Council’s website at: www.aberdeencity.gov.uk/your-data. You also have the right to make a complaint to the Information Commissioners Office if you think we haven’t handled your data properly. You can contact them at: https://ico.org.uk/make-a-complaint/.

Our legal basis

Aberdeen City Council is the Data Controller for your data. When we process personal data we always have to have a legal basis in data protection law. The table below sets out our legal bases:

What we do - Ask if you live in Torry

What our legal basis is - Part of our Public Task Article 6(1)(e)

Local Government in Scotland Act 2003 Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015