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Data protection

Find out how we use your data in relation to Adopt East.

The Adopt East website and its associated data is administered by Suffolk County Council.

The information you provide will, in part, be made available to the public to promote Adopt East. The group of Adopt East stakeholders will only use the information you provide in relation to Adopt East.

If at any stage you would like to change your information or withdraw from supporting Adopt East and delete your data, please get in touch using the details below.

Data protection statement

Suffolk County Council is committed to protecting your privacy and will treat your personal data in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and subsequent, revised UK data protection law.

You can visit our main website privacy and data protection information to find links to our various policies and procedures on this subject.

Your rights

Requesting access to the information we hold about you

You can make your request, either verbally or in writing.

If you wish to make a written request, please send it by:

If you wish to make your request verbally, call the Data Protection Team on 01473 265323.

You will be required to provide documentary evidence of your identity and your current address. If you are making a request on behalf of somebody else, you will also need to provide evidence of your authority to act.

To read our detailed guide to accessing your record, please visit our main privacy and data protection page.

Requesting information for law enforcement and taxation purposes

If you are a police officer or other agency looking to request access to information under Schedule 2, Part 1, Para 2 of the Data Protection Act 2018, or a police officer looking to make an Annex C request under the 2013 Protocol and Good Practice Model, please read the council’s full guidance for information and how to apply.

Further information

You may view the council’s data protection notification. More information about data protection is available by visiting the Information Commissioner's website.

If you have any queries, please contact the Data Protection Team at data.protection@suffolk.gov.uk.