Electoral Services Privacy Notice

This privacy notice sets out how Electoral Services will use and process your information.

How long we keep your information for

The Electoral Registration Officer and Returning Officer are obliged to process your personal data in relation to preparing for and conducting elections. Your details will be kept and updated in accordance with our legal obligations and in line with statutory retention periods.

Your information will be kept on the Electoral Register until you tell us that you have moved, or we have been informed that you no longer live at a property.

The register is regularly reviewed and new updates are published frequently. Old copies of the register are then kept at our offices or sent to our archives. These are public records and your information will be kept in accordance with statutory time limits.