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Registration Number: Z4664990

Date Registered: 16 March 2000    Registration Expires: 15 March 2017

Data Controller: Government Communications Headquarters

Address:
IEPCK, B2G
Hubble Road
Cheltenham
Gloucestershire
GL51 0EX

This register entry describes, in very general terms, the personal data being processed by:

Government Communications Headquarters

Nature of work - General business

Description of processing

The following is a broad description of the way this organisation/data controller processes personal information. To understand how your own personal information is processed you may need to refer to any personal communications you have received, check any privacy notices the organisation has provided or contact the organisation to ask about your personal circumstances.


Reasons/purposes for processing information

We process personal information to enable us to promote our goods and services, to maintain our accounts and records and to support and manage our staff.


Type/classes of information processed

We process information relevant to the above reasons/purposes. This may include:


We also process sensitive classes of information that may include:


Who the information is processed about

We process personal information about our:


Who the information may be shared with

We sometimes need to share the personal information we process with the individual themself and also with other organisations. Where this is necessary we are required to comply with all aspects of the Data Protection Act (DPA). What follows is a description of the types of organisations we may need to share some of the personal information we process with for one or more reasons.


Where necessary or required we share information with:


Consultancy and Advisory Services

Information is processed for consultancy and advisory services that are offered. For this reason the information processed may include name, contact details, family details, financial details, and the goods and services provided. This information may be about customers and clients. Where necessary this information is shared with the data subject themselves, business associates and other professional advisers, current, past or prospective employers and service providers.


CCTV - Crime Prevention and/or Staff Monitoring

CCTV is used for maintaining the security of property and premises and for preventing and investigating crime, it may also be used to monitor staff when carrying out work duties. For these reasons the information processed may include visual images, personal appearance and behaviours. This information may be about staff, customers and clients, offenders and suspected offenders, members of the public and those inside, entering or in the immediate vicinity of the area under surveillance. Where necessary or required this information is shared with the data subjects themselves, employees and agents, services providers, police forces, security organisations and persons making an enquiry.


Transfers

It may sometimes be necessary to transfer personal information overseas. When this is needed information may be transferred to countries or territories around the world. Any transfers made will be in full compliance with all aspects of the data protection act.


Statement of exempt processing:

This data controller also processes personal data which is exempt from notification





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