GDPR Privacy Notice


We respect your right to privacy. This Privacy Notice, together with the information available in our privacy policy sets out details about the personal data that we collect from you and how we may use your information.

About Us

In the House of Commons, the Corporate Officer (Clerk of the House) is the Controller of any personal data processed as described in this Privacy Notice. The Data Protection Officer is the Head of Information Rights and Information Security. Full contact details are available in our privacy policy page.

Collection of your personal data

The personal data we are collecting and processing are:

  • Name
  • Email address
  • Your comment/message
  • Name of your organisation (optional)

Use of your personal data

We consider the purposes for the processing to be, and the lawful basis to be

  • the processing is necessary for Parliamentary functions.

Storage and retention of your personal data

The retention period for the collection of this personal data will be disposed of securely after 18 months, or if included as part of an annex to a report, it will be kept as a public record indefinitely.

Disclosure and security of your personal data

We may disclose your personal data to third parties when permitted to do so, we may also share your personal data with other organisations where there a lawful basis exists.

For the purposes of this notice, your personal data will be hosted on a platform provided by our Third Party supplier WordPress, which is stored outside the EEA in the USA.

All personal data you provide to the House of Commons will be stored securely, both physically and electronically, in accordance with our policies.

Your rights

We will ensure you can exercise your rights in relation to the personal data you provide to us. Full details of your rights are available via our privacy policy page.