South Hams District Council are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy and will inform you of how we process your information.

Please note that this page will develop over the coming weeks as we finalise our preparations for the General Data Protection Regulation which comes in on 25 May 2018

If you have any queries in the meantime, please contact

To enable us to deliver services to you, we may collect and process the following types of information provided by you:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Email Address
  • Telephone number
  • Employment history
  • Bank account and payment card details

The following privacy notices set out how we process your information, how long we'll keep it for and who we'll share it with.

Additionally, depending on the services you receive from the Council, we may collect and process information including:

  • Physical or medical information
  • Religious beliefs or similar beliefs
  • Racial or ethnic origin information
  • Whether you are a member of a trade union
  • Political opinions and political affiliations
  • Your sexual orientation
  • The commission or alleged commission of an offence by you

How we handle your information will vary depending on how you interact with us. The following privacy notices set out details of how your information is handled for each service and process.