Equality Consultations Privacy Notice


Equality Scheme and Audit of Inequalities Report & Action Plan 2022-2026 and Good Relations Action Plan Consultation

1. Why are you processing my personal information? 

For the purpose of the above consultation, the Northern Ireland Assembly Commission is retaining contact information regarding the views of the public on the proposed content of the plan.

What is the lawful basis for processing my personal information?

Data will be processed using the explicit consent of the data subject.


2. Where do you get my personal data from?

The personal data was gathered from the consultation form that has been completed by the public and who have agreed for the Assembly Commission to use their anonymised comments and suggestions.


3. What categories of personal data are you processing?

Name; Address; Telephone Number; Email


4. Do you share my personal data with anyone else?

Personal data will be held securely in a secure network environment by Assembly Commission staff solely for the purpose of the consultation on the Equality Scheme and Audit of Inequalities Report and Action Plan 2022-2026.


5. Do you transfer my personal data to other countries?

This data will not be transferred to other countries.


6. How long do you keep my personal data?

We will retain your data in line with our retention and disposal schedule and your information will be securely deleted thereafter.


7. What rights do I have?

  • You have the right to obtain confirmation that your data is being processed, and access to your personal data
  • You are entitled to have personal data rectified if it is inaccurate or incomplete.
  • You have a right to have personal data erased and to prevent processing, in specific circumstances.
  • You have the right to ‘block’ or suppress processing of personal data, in specific circumstances.
  • You have the right to data portability, in specific circumstances.
  • You have the right to object to the processing, in specific circumstances.
  • You have rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling.


8. How do I complain if I am not happy?

If you are unhappy with how any aspect of this privacy notice, or how your personal information is being processed, please contact the Data Protection & Governance Officer at:


Information Standards, Room 241

Parliament Buildings,





Email: dpo@niassembly.gov.uk

Telephone: (028)90 521147

If you are still not happy, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).

Information Commissioner’s Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane Wilmslow



Tel: 0303 123 1113

Email: casework@ico.org.uk

Website: https://ico.org.uk/global/contact-us/

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