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Commonwealth Games 2022 volunteer privacy notice

This privacy notice provides information on how Birmingham City Council ("We, US") has obtained and processed the personal data of volunteers that supported the Commonwealth Games 2022.

For further information about how Birmingham City Council processes personal data in other circumstances, refer to our privacy statement.

Important information and who we are

Birmingham City Council is the controller and responsible for your personal data.

We have appointed a data protection officer (DPO). If you have any questions about this privacy notice or our data protection practices, our DPO can be contacted using the below information.

Contact details

Our full details are: Birmingham City Council

Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) Registration: Z4594350

Email address:

Postal address: Birmingham City Council, Council House, Victoria Square, Birmingham B1 1BB

The data we collect about you

We may collect, use, store, and transfer different kinds of personal data about you as follows:

  • contact data – such as your email, telephone, and address
  • financial data – to process expenses and more
  • profile data – to understand which events you can and cannot assist with
  • individual data – such as your age, sex, and ethnicity

We use different methods to collect data about you, which are explained here:

  • information has been provided by BIRMINGHAM ORGANISING COMMITTEE FOR THE 2022 COMMONWEALTH GAMES LTD, who were responsible for the organising of the 2022 Commonwealth Games
  • where additional data is required, this will be sought directly from you

How we use your personal data

We will only use your personal data for the purpose for which we collected it, which include the following:

  • to register you as a volunteer for future events organised by, or in partnership/collaboration with, Birmingham City Council
  • to keep you up to date with events that are occurring in and around Birmingham
  • to manage you as a volunteer, including facilitating training and deploying you to events in and around Birmingham

How we share your personal data

We may share your personal data within Birmingham City Council solely for the above purposes.

We may share your personal data with selected third parties if you have expressed an interest in volunteering with those third parties.

Your legal rights

Under certain circumstances, you have rights under data protection laws in relation to your personal data, including:

  • the right to receive a copy of the personal data we hold about you
  • the right to make a complaint at any time to the Information Commissioner's Office, the UK regulator for data protection issues

More details about these rights and how you can exercise them are available.

Further details

If you are looking for more information on how we process your personal data, including data security, data retention, and lawful processing bases, access our website privacy policy or contact us using the information provided above.

Page last updated: 5 February 2024

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