Data Protection and Information Security – Council policies and guidance

Our employees, contractors and agents must comply with regulations and Council policy in relation to the security of sensitive or confidential information – particularly when the information is in transit between secure locations.

Our Information Security Policy sets out the basic standards and procedures for anyone handling sensitive and confidential information for or on behalf of the Council to prevent unauthorised disclosure of information.

Data Protection and Information Security Policy [405.3 KB] [pdf] 

Our Data in Transit Policy comes under and conforms to the policy above and provides guidance on appropriate security when handling sensitive or confidential data outside of their normally secure location.

Data in Transit Policy [376.3 KB] [pdf]

Our Special Category Data Policy outlines the Council’s obligations under data protection legislation with regard to the processing of personal data that merits specific protection in relation to its sensitivity.

Special Category Data Policy [186.4 KB] [pdf]

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