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Legal and Privacy Policy


The content of this site, including - but not limited to - the text and images contained herein and their arrangements are Copyright © 2014 Scarborough Borough Council, except where otherwise acknowledged. All rights are reserved.


Scarborough Borough Council is committed to the highest standard of quality information and every attempt has been made to present up to date and accurate information on this website. However, the council gives no warranty as to the accuracy of the information on this website and accepts no liability for any loss, damage or inconvenience caused as a result of reliance on such information.

Links to other websites from this website (whether directly or indirectly) are for general information purposes only and Scarborough Borough Council assumes no responsibility for information contained on those websites.

Data protection & Privacy

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA) place various duties and responsibilities on us, Scarborough Borough Council, when processing personal information. The GDPR and the DPA also create legal rights for individuals in respect of personal information held and processed by us.  Full details about the types of personal data we collect, and how we collect, use, share, secure and retain it can be found in our Privacy Notice.

Privacy Notice - Scarborough Borough Council (PDF, 242kb)

Our overarching approach to ensuring compliance with the GDPR and the DPA, and other corresponding legislation can be found in our Data Protection Policy

Data Protection Policy - Scarborough Borough Council (PDF, 250kb)

We will ensure that information is not kept longer than is necessary and will retain the minimum amount of information that it requires to carry out our statutory functions and the provision of services.

Data Retention Policy - Scarborough Borough Council (PDF, 143kb)