How we use your information

Cornwall Council, Town and Parish, and the Police and Crime Commissioner elections information and results.

Please be aware that the Council has a separate privacy notice to explain how we process personal data for the COVID19 response.  

We collect information in many ways:

  • online
  • on paper
  • by email
  • by telephone
  • through CCTV
  • in person

Different departments across the Council collect information in different ways.

Please contact the Council's Data Protection Officer if you have any questions about how we process your information.  You can email them at

National Data Opt Out

Find more information about it and how it applies to health and social care personal data

Data Protection

Find out about the Data Protection Act

Privacy Policy

Information about how the Council collects information using its website

Together for Families

Information about how we handle your information

Adult Social Care

Information about how we handle your information

Revenues Privacy Notice

Information about how we handle your Council Tax and Business Rates information

Assessments Privacy Notice.

Information about how we handle your information for:

  • Housing Benefit claims
  • Council Tax support

Test and Trace Support Payments Privacy Notice 

Information about how we use your data to support providing support payments

Right to be informed

For more information about your right to be informed is available on the Information Commissioner’s Office website.

National Fraud Initiative

Cornwall Council may share information with other bodies responsible for auditing or administering public funds, or where undertaking a public function, in order to prevent and detect fraud.


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