Privacy notice for wedding anniversary and birthday message application  

What do we use the information for?

We use this information to process your request for a congratulatory message from the Queen.

What information do we hold and use?

We collect and process the following information:

  • Your name 
  • Address  
  • Telephone number 
  • The celebrant's name, and address 
  • Details of the celebrant's marriage/birth 
  • A copy of the celebrant's marriage/birth certificate.


On what grounds do we use the information?

The information is used because you have given us your consent to do so. If you change your mind you can withdraw your consent by withdrawing your  application at any time. 

The provision of your personal information is not part of a statutory or contractual requirement or obligation.

How do we collect this information?

We collect this information from information you send to us.

Who we share your information with?

Your name is shared with the Anniversaries Office at Buckingham Palace. 

The council is not transferring this information outside of the country.

How long do we store it and is it secure?

Your application and supporting documentation is retained for a period of six months.

The council has retention schedules in place to ensure that information is only held for as long as it is needed. 

For information on how long your information will be held visit the general privacy information page. 

Details of how we keep your information secure are available on the general privacy information page.

What rights do you have?

The rights that you have depend upon the grounds upon which we collected your information. All of the rights you could have outlined on the data protection page. In most cases, people who have been involved with democratic services will have the following rights:

  • The right of access - You are entitled to see the information the service holds about you and can request a copy by emailing: data.protection@eastriding.gcsx.gov.uk 
  • The right to rectification - If you believe any information the service holds about you to be incorrect please email: data.protection@eastriding.gcsx.gov.uk  and we will amend the information accordingly.
  • The right to erasure/right to be forgotten – the service has determined that all requests to permanently delete a service user record will be dealt with on an individual basis. All requests for deletion should be sent to  streetscene.support@eastriding.gov.uk

No automated decision making will take place with regard to the personal information submitted. 

Where can I find out more?

If you want to know more about how the council uses information, your rights or have a concern about the way we are collecting or using your personal data, we request that you raise your concern with us in the first instance.

Contact details are available on the general privacy information page. 

Alternatively, you can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office.

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