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The UK General Election is on 4 July.
You need valid photo ID to vote in person. Check your ID now.
If you don’t have valid ID, apply by 5pm on 26 June for a Voter Authority Certificate.  
Find out more about voting and elections in Southwark

Corporate data privacy notice

What is personal data

Personal data is any information which identifies or relates directly or indirectly to a living person. Southwark Council considers all data on a case by case basis to decide whether or not the information is personal data. We know that personal data can take many forms and can include the following types of information:

  • names
  • dates of birth/ages
  • postal/email addresses
  • telephone numbers
  • ID reference numbers (such as a Council Tax number)
  • IP addresses

The above list is not exhaustive. Data protection legislation only covers living people and does not apply to the deceased. The council maintains that we have a duty of confidentiality which extends beyond death. 

Page last updated: 10 May 2023

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