Our Data Protection Officer

Our Data Protection Officer (‘DPO’) is Jane Ellis (who is also the Executive Director (Legal & Democratic Services)). She is responsible for data protection at the Council.

The role of the DPO is to :

  • advise the Council on its data protection obligations
  • monitor how well the Council is complying with its data protection obligations and ensure there is staff training on the subject, as well as periodic compliance checks
  • assist with privacy impact assessments which the Council is required to carry out in certain circumstances.
  • liaise with the Information Commission and act as its main point of contact with the Council

You may contact the Data Protection Officer as follows:

Scaitcliffe House
Ormerod Street

Email: DPO@hyndburnbc.gov.uk
Telephone Number: 01254 388111