This privacy notice sets out how Knowsley Council and Liverpool John Moores University’s Institute of Cultural Capital will use data collected from respondents completing all Borough of Culture surveys.
Liverpool City Region Combined Authority has commissioned evaluation research from each of boroughs participating in the Borough of Culture programme, including Knowsley Council.
Completing the survey is a voluntary act on your part to help us to achieve our objectives relating to the Borough of Culture initiative and meet our obligations under the Equality Act 2010.
You can decide whether or not to complete the survey; and you can decide how much or how little you wish to complete.
Who will own my data once I submit it?
Knowsley Council and Liverpool John Moores University’s Institute of Cultural Capital.
Why do you need my information?
We may need to use some information about you to:
To meet our requirements under The Equality Act 2010 which states that public authorities have a specific legal duty to publish information about how people are affected by policies and practices. This survey data will be used to identify whether services, functions and policies are promoting equality of opportunity and good community relations and eliminating unlawful discrimination in line with the Public Sector Equality Duties under the Equality Act 2010. It also helps us ensure we are designing services around the needs of our communities.
Achieve our objectives relating to the Borough of Culture initiative. The Borough of Culture is one of the key deliverables outlined within the Liverpool City Region Culture and Creativity Strategy; a long-term 30-year strategy underpinned by five key principles:
Children and Young People; accessing, enjoying, learning and thriving through culture and creative engagement with skills and talent pathways.
Positive outcomes; wellbeing, health, education, cohesion and future world of work.
Communities; increased participation, particularly the ageing society.
Distinctiveness of place; promoting the creative and culture offer to local people and visitors.
Infrastructure; leaving a legacy through better infrastructure for culture and creativity.
All information returned will be in anonymous format.
Knowsley Council will collect data and analyse the survey findings and share anonymous and aggregated data with Liverpool John Moores University’s Institute of Cultural Capital. Liverpool John Moores University will use the data collected by Knowsley Council to conduct an overall evaluation of the Liverpool City Region Borough of Culture programme.
What allows you to use my information?
Your participation in completing a visitor survey is entirely optional.
Who will my information be shared with?
Aggregated and anonymous data will be shared with the Liverpool John Moores University’s Institute of Cultural Capital who will use the data collected by Knowsley Council to conduct an overall evaluation of the Liverpool City Region Borough of Culture programme.
The Council will not share data with any other third party.
Do I have to provide this information and what will happen if I don’t?
No, participation is entirely voluntary and not a legal requirement. You can decide whether or not to complete the survey; and you can decide how much or how little you wish to complete.
How long will you keep this data for and why?
The anonymous data will be held by Knowsley Council for a period up to 5 years following the completion of the Borough of Culture. Paper surveys will be securely destroyed 6 months following the closure of the visitor survey.
How will my information be stored?
All paper surveys received will be stored securely by Knowsley Council and will be securely destroyed by Knowsley Council once the retention period is met. Anonymised electronic survey data held by Knowsley Council will be stored on a secure electronic system.
Will this information be used to take automated decisions about me?
Will my data be transferred abroad and why?
Data will not be transferred abroad.
To find out more about your rights under the DPA 2018/UK GDPR, please visit the Information Commissioner’s website.
To ask questions about how it is used, please download a copy of our form and send it to: -
Data Protection Officer
Or email: Inforights@knowsley.gov.uk
Who can I complain to if I am unhappy about how my data is used?
You can complain directly to the Council’s Data Protection Team by writing to: -
Data Protection Officer
Or email: email@example.com
You also have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office using the following details: -
The Information Commissioner's Office
Cheshire SK9 5AF
Telephone: 08456 30 60 60 or 01625 54 57 45