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You need to be aware of this Privacy Notice if you are signing up to receive digital newsletters from the Huntingdonshire District Council.

This privacy notice relates to the personal information we have collected for sending out online newsletters and updates (via MailChimp) that you have opted to receive. You can opt out of our MailChimp mailing lists at any time by using the unsubscribe link included in every email you receive.

Why are we asking for your personal information?

We require your personal data to provide you with our communications newsletter.

Information collected by us

In the course of subscribing to our newsletter it is necessary that we collect the following personal information from you:

  • name
  • email address

How we use your personal information

We use your personal information, in the manners specified below, in order to ensure that we are able to deliver the highest quality service to you.

Sharing your information

We will share your personal information with Mailchimp, our service provider.

Retention of your personal information

We will hold the personal data provided by you on an ongoing basis unless you decide to opt out from receiving the newsletter. Our mailing list will be reviewed annually, and any invalid email addresses will be removed.

Every communication we send will include an option to opt-out.

Transferring your information overseas

When you subscribe to our mailing lists via MailChimp, the information you provide will be stored by MailChimp in accordance with their privacy policy and terms.

Data Controller and ICO reference

Huntingdonshire District Council is a registered Data Controller with the Information Commissioners Office.

If you have a query regarding your rights please contact the Data Protection Officer who can be contacted by emailing or you can write to the council and mark your letter for the attention of the Data Protection Officer.