Privacy Policy

Yorkshire & Humber (Local Authorities) Employers Association

Privacy Policy


This document sets out how we use personal information. For the purposes of data protection legislation tis applies to any activity involving use of personal data for example collecting, storing, sharing and destroying.

The categories of data that we collect, process, hold and share include:

  • Contact details for people who work in organisations who are our members or to whom we provide services on a contractual basis
  • CV’s for Associates who may be engaged to do work for organisations who are our members or to whom we provide services on a contractual basis
  • Details regarding their employees which other organisations have passed to us for the purposes of delivering the work we do for them


We collect and use this data for the purposes of delivering the services we provide to our member organisations and those organisations to which we provide services on a contractual basis. We do not make this data publicly available as we hold the data for business use with our member organisations and client organisations. Some of the data we hold may already be publicly available in any case eg via organisational websites.


We are provided with information on a voluntary basis by either organisations or by individuals.


We hold the information for the time that we need to use it for business purposes. Information is held on secure servers. On occasions some information is retained in paper files. We do not share or use information for direct marketing purposes and we do not use data to enable decisions to be taken by automated means.


We share information with organisations and individuals for business purposes relating to the functions of YHEA.


Individuals have the right to request access to information about them that we hold. To make a request for your personal information contact


Individuals also have the right to:


·         Object to processing of personal data that is likely to cause, or is causing, damage or distress

·         In certain circumstances, have inaccurate personal data rectified, blocked, erased or destroyed; and

·         Claim compensation for damages caused by a breach of the Data Protection regulations

If you have a concern about the way we are collecting or using your personal data, we request that you raise your concern with us in the first instance via Alternatively, you can contact the Information Commissioners’ Office at http;//





April 2019