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Colchester is currently defined as a 'high risk' coronavirus alert level. We continue to monitor the situation closely and will take action to minimise disruption and keep residents and visitors safe.

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Data Protection Policy

A guide to the Council's implementation of the principles set out in the Data Protection Act 2018


In order to carry out its duties Colchester Borough Council has to collect and use information about the people with whom it works; members of the public; current, past and prospective employees; customers; suppliers and others. In addition, the Council often has to collect and use information in order to comply with the requirements of central government. 

Colchester Borough Council will ensure that it treats lawfully and correctly all personal information entrusted to it.

Data Protection Policy

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