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Suffolk Archives privacy notice

Suffolk Archives (SA) gathers, keeps and shares archive and local studies collections relating to Suffolk.

As a Suffolk County Council (SCC) service, the Council is the controller for the personal data we collect from you. This privacy notice tells you what to expect when SA collects your personal data and shows where you can find details about your rights in respect of your information.

It applies to personal data collected, processed, held and shared during the course of SA activities, including when you:

  • Visit our branches
  • Access our archive and local studies material, in person or remotely
  • Contact us by email, letter, phone or website feedback/contact form
  • Request any of our services such as digitisation and research
  • Request permissions to reproduce archives and local studies material ie books, websites etc
  • Visit our website
  • Use our social media channels – twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram
  • Take part in surveys on site and online
  • Sign up to receive the SA events brochure, e-newsletters
  • Attend a Suffolk Archives live streaming event
  • Deposit or donate archive or local studies material
  • Volunteer with SA

Contact details for the council’s Data Protection Officer and Compliance Manager can be found in the council’s corporate privacy notice.