The #BetterThanThat campaign has been created by
St.Helens Council Marketing Services for the Safer Communities Team
Safer Communities Team will use the personal data we collect from
you, when you complete the #BetterThanThat pledge on this website.
When you provide us with this information it is
treated in accordance to the Data Protection Act 2018. We have a
legal obligation in how we use your data, in that we must
Collect the information fairly
Explain to you how we use it
Let you know why we want to use the information
And tell you if we want to pass the information onto anyone
How will my information be used?
The information you provide to us (your name and email
address) as part of the #BetterThanThat pledge will;
a)be used only to send you an
automated electronic promotion pack to your email
b)be used to identify you should you
need to contact us regarding your pledge.
c)be stored securely in accordance
with the Data Protection Act 2018.
d)not be shared with any third
parties or other council services (the council's safer communities
team is the only recipient of your personal
By submitting the requested fields, you give your
consent to us to process your personal data for the reasons listed
above. Legally, this is to enable us to perform a task carried out
in the public interest - that task being to help raise awareness of
hate crime. Your data will be retained for the duration of the
campaign and deleted upon completion.
The use of your personal data is controlled by the
Data Protection Act 2018, which relates to any living individual.
As part of St Helens Council we work under this Act Data
The Council has a Data Protection Officer who has
overall responsibility for data protection in the Council, and acts
in an independent manner in line with legislation. The Council's
Data Protection Officer is Caroline Barlow, and she can be
contacted via email at
Your Data Rights
Under the legislation, you have a number of rights
relating to your personal data, i.e. being able to access your
data, knowing how long we store it for and who to speak to if you
would like to restrict access. All of this information is available
via the Council's Data Protection Policy here >
If you are not happy with any of the information provided, or
with how your data has been processed, you have the right to
complain to the Information Commissioner's Office
Tel: 0303 123 1113
Post: Information Commissioner, Wycliffe House, Water Lane,
Wilmslow, SK9 5AF)