Our Data Protection Officer

Our Data Protection Officer (DPO) is Jane Ellis (who is also the Executive Director (Legal and Democratic Services)). Ms Ellis 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