Corporate data privacy notice

Data Protection Officer

In accordance with data protection legislation, the council has appointed a Data Protection Officer (DPO). It is 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 Doreen Forrester-Brown.

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: 10 May 2023


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