Corporate data privacy notice

Data Protection Officer

In accordance with data protection legislation, the council has appointed a Data Protection Officer (DPO). It the responsibility of the DPO to

  • ensure that the council is compliant with data protection legislation
  • investigate and report any breaches to the Information Commissioner’s Office in a timely manner
  • ensure that data subjects’ rights are upheld
  • provide advice and guidance on data protection matters
  • review and scrutinise data sharing across the council and its partners
  • review and implement data protection impact assessments
  • provide data protection training to all members of staff

Southwark Council’s DPO is Duncan Whitfield.

If you're concerned about how the council is using your personal information, contact our Data Protection Officer by:

  • emailing
  • mailing a letter to: Data Protection Officer, 2nd floor Hub 1, Southwark Council PO Box 64529, London, SE1P 5LX
  • phoning 0207 525 5000

Page last updated: 13 December 2021

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