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Dorset County Council & GDPR: manage your data

Rightly is a free service that helps you have more control over your data. Find out whether Dorset County Council has your personal data, and tell them what to do with it.

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Dorset County Council provides the following services:

  • Council tax
  • Waste & recycling
  • Roads, travel & Parking
  • Schools & Learning
  • Benefits & Support
  • Births, Deaths & Ceremonies
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How sending requests can help

Locate your data

Send a Subject Access Request (SAR)

If you want to know whether Dorset County Council has your personal data, what they have, and what they’re doing with it, we can help. Send a request to Dorset County Council via Rightly and quickly find out.

Delete your data

Request to partially or fully delete your data

If you want Dorset County Council to delete all of your personal data, or only some of it, you can let Dorset County Council know via Rightly in a deletion request. Dorset County Council then has 30 days to reply, by law.

Adjust marketing

Change your Dorset County Council marketing preferences

Want to change how Dorset County Council communicates with you? You can easily alter your email marketing settings through Rightly, too. Just let Dorset County Council know in your request.

Rejected applications

Understand why decisions were made

Has Dorset County Council rejected an application of yours, or made an unfair decision? You can request all of the paperwork relating to how they made that decision through Rightly.

Employment disputes

Tackle an employment dispute with Dorset County Council

If you are, or have been, an employee of Dorset County Council, you can send a data access request to view all emails and documents that mention you, as well as your personal files.

Data breaches

Act if there’s a Dorset County Council data breach

If Dorset County Council has had a data breach, you can use requests to see if you’ve been affected, and to delete your data to prevent it happening again.

Pensions

Locate your Dorset County Council pension

Find out whether you have a pension with Dorset County Council, as well as its associated details, by sending a subject access request. Our support team is also here to help.

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Contact Dorset County Council

Making a subject access request without Rightly Alternatively you can send a subject access request to Dorset County Council in writing at the following address:

Records Management Unit
County Hall
Colliton Park
Dorchester
Dorset
DT1 1XJ

Please include your:
Full name
Any previous names
Your address

If you have moved whilst you have had the service we would recommend putting in all your previous addresses for the last 3 years.

Because requests must be in writing, you can’t make one over the phone. However, if you need to contact Dorset County Council for anything else, their contact number is 01305 838125.

You can also read more about how to send a subject access request in our blog.

Caring For Your Data