What information do we collect about you?

We collect information about you when you register with us.


How will we use the information about you?

We collect information about you to comply with your requests, such as when you create or sign petitions or ask to be informed about meetings. We will not pass on or share your information for marketing purposes.


Why does the law allow us to hold your information?

We collect information for the purpose of providing services.  This is a task carried out in the public interest.


Who do we share information with?

If you create or sign an online petition your name will be published as part of the petition but your email and other contact details will not be published. Other than that, we will not share your information outside ECC.


Essex County Council's privacy notice

This site is controlled by Essex County Council.  The County Council's privacy policy is available here:


This includes a link to the County Council's retention schedule which states how long we keep information about particular people.


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