How we use your information gathered by GOV.WALES.

GDPR

Under GDPR, you have rights as an individual. Which you can exercise in relation to the information we hold about you.

Your interaction with this website

E-newsletter

We use GovDelivery (supplied by Granicus), to deliver our monthly e-newsletters. Gathering statistics around email opening and interaction. General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on Granicus.

You can change your preferences and settings through GovDelivery at any time. Including the deletion of your account.

Consultations and online survey tools

We collect information using SmartSurvey and SurveyMonkey. The data collected via these services is hosted in the United States.

SmartSurvey has issued assurances that they meet GDPR standards; privacy policy on SmartSurvey. SurveyMonkey has issued assurances that they meet GDPR standards; GDPR compliance on SurveyMonkey.

WordPress

We use a third party service, WordPress.com, to publish our blogs. Hosted at WordPress.com, which owned by Automattic Inc. We use WordPress to collect anonymous information about users' activity on the site. To check on the effectiveness of the site, helping us improve it. WordPress requires visitors that want to post a comment to enter a name and email address. For more information about how WordPress processes data, please see Automattic's privacy policy.

Links to other Welsh Government websites and services

If you follow a link to a gov.wales hosted service or website provided by another government department, agency or local authority, that organisation will:

  • be responsible for processing any data you share with them
  • publish and manage their own privacy notice with details of how to contact them

Cookies

Details about cookies on GOV.WALES.

Changes to this privacy notice

Reviewing this page ensures you are always aware of what information we collect. How we use it and under what circumstances, if any, we will share it with other parties.

This privacy notice was last updated on 22 January 2020.

Further information

The Welsh Government’s Data Protection Officer can be contacted at:

Data Protection Officer
Welsh Government
Cathays Park
Cardiff
CF10 3NQ. 
Email: dataprotectionofficer@gov.wales