Bristol City Council is the data controller (on behalf of Bristol Learning City) for the purposes of the Data Protection Act and other regulations including the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679), which means it determines what your data is used for and why it is collected.
Personal information and data is collected on the Bristol Learning City website when individuals:
Use the contact form to get in touch
Submit their Learning Story
and have given their clear consent.
Bristol Learning City uses the information you submit to review your Learning Story for publication.
Bristol Learning City reviews all submissions carefully and will get in touch if your Learning Story is able to be published.
You will need to complete a media release form before Bristol Learning City can share your Learning Story publically.
Your Learning Story (including any photographs, video footage/stills, audio recordings and information you provide) will be kept for three years.
The Bristol Learning City website contains webforms (such as the contact form) which can be used by visitors wishing to submit their contact details or other useful information. If you enter your details on the form, it is sent directly to a Bristol City Council email address.
Any data you submit will be used solely by Bristol Learning City and/or Bristol City Council for getting in contact with you or where applicable providing the services that you’ve requested.
Links to social media
The Bristol Learning City website has links to its social media pages and accounts. Bristol Learning City doesn’t collect any personal data through these links. Please check each social media platform for their privacy policies or contact them directly if you have any questions.
Sharing button for social media
The Bristol Learning City newsletter is no longer active. The last issue of the newsletter was published on Wednesday 20 November 2019.
We have permanently removed all subscribers’ personal information from Mailchimp. This action has anonymised all private data in reports.
The Bristol Learning City website has links to external websites. Bristol Learning City and Bristol City Council takes no responsibility for the content or data protection on these sites. Please check their privacy policies or contact the organisations directly if you have any questions.
When we may share your data
Bristol Learning City and Bristol City Council may share your information without asking you if:
the law says we must
there is a risk of serious harm or threat to life.
Bristol Learning City sometimes stores small files called ‘cookies’ on your computer or other device to help improve your experience on the website. Our cookies cannot be used to identify you personally.
How to see the information we hold about you
Under the Data Protection Act, you can ask Bristol Learning City and/or Bristol City Council for the following information:
confirmation that your personal data is being processed by Bristol Learning City and/or Bristol City Council
a description and copy of the personal data
the reasons why the data is being processed
details of who we have, or might, give it to.
Data Protection Notification
You may view Bristol City Council’s Data Protection Notification by searching for its registration number – Z5873747 – on the Information Commissioner’s website.
Contact the data protection officer
Data Protection Officer
Bristol City Council
PO Box 3399
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