Privacy Notice

Privacy Notice

What this Privacy Notice covers

Worthing Borough Council are the data controllers (referred to in this notice as ‘we’ or ‘us’) of your personal data for the purposes of applicable data protection legislation in relation to Discover Worthing and for marketing purposes.

In case of general enquiries about data protection the Councils’ Data Protection Officer can be contacted at:

Adur & Worthing Councils
Worthing Town Hall
Chapel Road
West Sussex
BN11 1HA

In relation to your personal data we are committed to collecting, using and protecting it appropriately.

This privacy notice explains:

  •        How and why we collection and use your personal data
  •        The type of personal data that we collect
  •        When and why we will share personal data with other organisations
  •        The rights and choices you have in relation to the personal data that we hold about you

Why we need your personal data

The purpose of processing your personal data is:

  • for marketing purposes such as newsletters and event registrations

The legal basis for processing your data is:

  •        GDPR Article 6 (1) (a) consent of the data subject

What we collect and how it is used

We collect your contact details when you sign up to our newsletter list online or offline. We will use this information for the purpose it was collected for, and to inform you about other related news and events about Discover Worthing. We will not provide personal data to anyone else or use the data about you for any other purpose unless the law allows or requires us to.

How long the information is kept for

Records are kept in accordance with the Council’s disposal schedule and we will not keep your information for longer than necessary.

Your rights

You have certain rights under UK Data Protection law including:

  •        The right to be informed
  •        The right of access to your personal data
  •        The right of rectification (to have any inaccuracies corrected)
  •        The right of erasure (to have your records deleted)
  •        The right to restrict processing
  •        The right to data portability
  •        The right to object
  •        Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling

Further information about your rights is available on the website of the Information Commissioner’s Office.

If you have a concern about the way that we are collecting or using your personal data, we ask that you contact us in the first instance. Alternatively, you can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about how we collect, store, or use personal data please

  •        Email us on


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