Data Protection Acts 1988 -2018 (as amended) and the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

Planning Data Subject Notification

Transboundary Environmental Public Consultation on the proposed Sizewell C, Nuclear Power Station, Suffolk, UK

(Privacy Statement)


The purpose of this notification is to set out some information regarding the collection and processing of your information by Monaghan County Council.  During the course of our activities we will collect, store and process personal data about our Customers. Monaghan County Council is a data controller in respect of Transboundary Environmental Public Consultation on the proposed Sizewell C, Nuclear Power Station, Suffolk, UK


Monaghan County Council creates, collects and processes a significant amount of ‘personal data’ and ‘sensitive personal data’ in various multiple formats daily. Our commitment is to ensure that the personal data supplied is:


  • Obtained lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner
  • Collected for only specified, explicit and legitimate purposes,
  • Adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary for the purpose for which it was obtained,
  • Recorded, stored accurately and where necessary kept up to date,
  • Kept for no longer than is necessary, and, in a form, which permits identification of the data subject,
  • Processed in a manner that ensures the appropriate security of the personal data including protection against unauthorised or unlawful processing of the data.


For full details of the collection, processing and sharing of your personal data by us and your rights in this regard, please see our full  Privacy Notice on the website.

What data we collect and process

The types of personal data that we will collect, and process includes your name, address, telephone number or email address

Processing of special categories of personal data

Under Article 9(1) of the GDPR regulations, the processing of personal data revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, or trade union membership, and the processing of genetic data, biometric data for the purpose of uniquely identifying a natural person, data concerning health or data concerning a natural person’s sex life or sexual orientation is prohibited. Therefore, Monaghan County Council requests those making submissions not to include data of this nature in their submission.



Why do we collect this personal data?

We collect and process this information in order to manage and administer the relationship between you and us for the purpose of processing your submissions/observations in respect of Transboundary Environmental Public Consultation on the proposed Sizewell C, Nuclear Power Station, Suffolk, UK

Lawfulness of processing

We process this personal data

  • to comply with our legal obligations and in the exercise of official authority vested in us as the controller under Articles 132(3)(vi) and 132(4) of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended)
  • Article 132(5) of the 2001 Regulations requires each planning authority, following consultation with the Minister, to consult with the UK – sending on a copy of the submissions/observations received, including any submission the authority wishes to make and a summary of those submissions/observations, as requested by the UK Planning Inspectorate.



Sharing of Personal Data

Your Personal Data will be shared with selected third parties, including the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government and UK Planning Inspectorate, as required to do so by law. Further information regarding the sharing of your personal data can be found in our Privacy Notice which is available at: Privacy Notice

If you have any questions regarding our processing of your Personal Data, our Data Protection Officer can be contacted

by email:

by phone: (047)30507

Postal Address: Monaghan County Council, County Offices, The Glen, Monaghan