The term "personal data" refers to personally identifiable information about you, such as your name, birth date, e-mail address or mailing address.
Notification of changes to this Policy
We are continually improving and adding new functionality and features to this website and improving and adding to its existing products, services and programs. Because of these ongoing changes, changes in the law and the changing nature of technology, our data practices will change from time to time. If and when our data practices change, we will post the changes on this web site to notify you of the changes. We encourage you to check this page frequently.
Collection and use of Personal Data including email addresses
From time to time we will collect information from people in the community, for example during public consultations.
We will use any personal information you give us to inform the future direction of the service and to help provide efficient and effective services to the community.
We process personal data solely for the purpose of intent for which it was submitted.
Disclosure of your Personal Data
We do not share your personal data with any other third party outside of Shropshire and Wrekin Fire and Rescue Authority, except for transferring the information in our databases to comply with a legal requirement, for the administration of justice, to protect your vital interests, to protect the security or integrity of our databases or this web site, to take precautions against legal liability, or in the event of a reorganisation, dissolution or similar event.
The Audit Commission currently requires us to participate in its anti-fraud initiative - National Fraud Initiative (NFI) - which involves the sharing of certain information to assist in the prevention and detection of fraud. For more details please see the document below.
Data Integrity and Security
We strive to maintain the reliability, accuracy, completeness and currency of Personal Data in our databases and to protect the privacy and security of our databases. We keep your Personal Data only for as long as reasonably necessary for the purposes for which it was collected or to comply with any applicable legal or ethical reporting or document retention requirements.
Our servers and our databases are protected by security measures, such as industry standard firewalls and password protection.
Those Shropshire and Wrekin Fire and Rescue Authority employees who have access to personal data have been trained to handle such data properly and in accordance with our security protocols and strict standards of confidentiality. Although we cannot guarantee against any loss, misuse, unauthorised disclosure, alteration or destruction of data, we try to prevent such unfortunate occurrences.
Data Access and Corrections
Upon receipt of your written request and with enough information to permit us to identify your personal data, we will disclose to you the personal data we hold about you. We will also correct, amend or delete any personal data that is inaccurate.
If you wish to receive copies of any personal data that we may hold about you please contact the Information Officer in writing:
Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service,
St Michael's Street,