Privacy Statement

How we look after and use information you give the Consultation & Research Team

The information you give us will be carefully looked after, as required by the Data Protection Act 1998. It will be stored on a secure database and will only be used for information, research and consultation purposes. It will not be used for any other purpose, unless we are obliged to do so by law.

You will not receive any junk mail and your personal identity and views will remain anonymous. The information you give us in response to surveys will form part of a final report but you will never be personally identified.

You have a right of access to personal information we hold about you. This is usually referred to as 'subject access rights'.

Research Standards and Code of Conduct

The Consultation & Research Team seek to abide by the MRS Code of Conduct as this represents best practice for our field of work. Find out more about the code of conduct and how it applies to our work.

Why we ask for personal information

Diversity monitoring helps to inform us of the needs of our diverse communities and therefore improve the way we design and deliver our services for local residents.

Stonewall are an equality charity and have a useful booklet that may be able to answer your questions about monitoring.