We are required to have a Data Protection Officer. This person is responsible for making sure we comply with data protection legislation. They have the following tasks:

  • To advice us and our staff of their obligations under the legislation.
  • Provide advice on data protection impact assessments and new processing activities we wish to undertake.
  • Act as the contact point for members of the public to raise any concerns about how we are handling their personal data
  • Act as the contact point for the Information Commissioner’s Office.

Our Data Protection Officer is Jo Beer, Head of Information Governance and she can be contacted via infocompliance@torbay.gov.uk