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.

Our current Data in Transit Policy comes under and conforms to this policy.

Download our Information Security Policy, Data in Transit Policy and guidelines as a practical guide to looking after sensitive or confidential information.


Data Protection and Information Security Policy
This document is intended to prevent unauthorised disclosure of information by giving clear standards of practice to maintain good security when handling personal information within East Sussex County Council.

Data in Transit Policy
Sensitive and confidential data must be treated with appropriate security by all who handle them.