Electoral Services Privacy Notice

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

Services and functions we need your information for

Your information will be used for the functions of the Electoral Services Department. The functions of the department are undertaken on behalf of the Electoral Registration Officer (ERO)/Returning Officer (RO) who is a data controller and collects your personal data from you for the purpose of:

  • Registering your right to vote
  • Processing any absent (postal or proxy) voting requests
  • Producing and maintaining an accurate register of electors
  • Delivering elections and referendums
  • Processing applications for Voter Authority Certificates