Privacy & Data Protection Notice


How Mark Pawsey MP uses your information

This privacy notice tells you how the Office of Mark Pawsey MP will collect and use your personal data in order to take any action necessary on your behalf.


Personal data:

Under the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) personal data is defined as:

“any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person ('data subject'); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person”.


Why does Mark Pawsey MP need to collect and store personal data?

In order for Mark Pawsey MP to carry out his duties as Rugby and Bulkington’s Member of Parliament he will need to collect personal data for correspondence purposes, in order to raise the issues constituents raise with the relevant organisations and to keep a record of actions taken. In any event, Mark is committed to ensuring that the information he collects and uses is appropriate for this purpose, and does not constitute an invasion of your privacy.

In terms of being contacted for campaigning or for his regular email bulletin, his office would contact you for additional consent to receive this information.


Will Mark Pawsey MP share my personal data with anyone else?

We may pass your personal data on to third-party service providers contracted to the Office of Mark Pawsey MP in the course of dealing with you, such as local authorities, government agencies, public bodies, health trusts, regulators, and so on. Any third parties that we may share your data with are obliged to keep your details securely, and to use them only to complete any necessary casework. When they no longer need your data to fulfil this service, they will dispose of the details in line with their procedures. If we wish to pass your special categories of personal data to a third party we will only do so once we have obtained your consent, unless we are legally required to do otherwise.


How will Mark Pawsey MP use the personal data he collects about me?

The Office of Mark Pawsey MP will process (collect, store and use) the information you provide in a manner compatible with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We will endeavour to keep your information accurate and up to date, and not keep it for longer than is necessary. The Office of Mark Pawsey MP is required to retain information in accordance with the law, such as information needed for income tax and audit purposes. How long certain kinds of personal data should be kept may also be governed by specific requirements and agreed practices. Personal data may be held in addition to these periods depending on individual needs.


Under what circumstances will Mark Pawsey MP contact me?

Mark's aim is not to be intrusive, and we undertake not to ask irrelevant or unnecessary questions. Moreover, the information you provide will be subject to rigorous measures and procedures to minimise the risk of unauthorised access or disclosure.

If you wish to find out more about Mark’s activities in the constituency, you can sign up to his e-mail bulletin here.


Can I find out the personal data that the Office of Mark Pawsey MP holds about me?

At your request, the Office of Mark Pawsey MP can confirm what information we hold about you and how it is processed. If Mark Pawsey’s Office does hold personal data about you, you can request the following information:

  • Our identity and the contact details.
  • Contact details of the data protection officer.
  • The purpose of the processing as well as the legal basis for processing.
  • If the processing is based on the legitimate interests of Mark Pawsey MP or a third party, information about those interests.
  • The categories of personal data collected, stored and processed.
  • Recipient(s) or categories of recipients that the data is/will be disclosed to.
  • If we intend to transfer the personal data to a third country or international organisation, information about how we ensure this is done securely. The EU has approved sending personal data to some countries because they meet a minimum standard of data protection. In other cases, we will ensure there are specific measures in place to secure your information.
  • How long the data will be stored.
  • Details of your rights to correct, erase, restrict or object to such processing.
  • Information about your right to withdraw consent at any time.
  • How to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority.
  • Whether the provision of personal data is a statutory or contractual requirement, or a requirement necessary to enter into a contract, as well as whether you are obliged to provide the personal data and the possible consequences of failing to provide such data.
  • The source of personal data if it wasn’t collected directly from you.
  • Any details and information of automated decision making, such as profiling, and any meaningful information about the logic involved, as well as the significance and expected consequences of such processing.


What forms of ID will I need to provide in order to access this?

The Office of Mark Pawsey MP accepts the following forms of ID when information on your personal data is requested:

Passport, driving licence, birth certificate, utility bill (from last 3 months),


Contact details of the Data Protection Officer

Cllr Yousef Dahmash

Office of Mark Pawsey MP

Albert Buildings

2 Castle Mews


CV21 2XL


Telephone: 01788 579499