Photography and Video - Personal Data

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Ipswich Borough Council sometimes takes photos and videos at Council events, activities and venues. These images/videos are used to promote the Council’s services in the following ways, for a period of five years from the date in which the photo/video was taken: 

  • In publications and display materials (including digital screens)
  • In digital communications (including email newsletters)
  • In the local and national press
  • Other platforms
  • On the Borough Council’s website
  • On photo/video sharing sites like Flickr and YouTube as well as social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

Please note: Images published online can be viewed throughout the world

Where necessary we obtain the subject's consent before photographing by getting them to fill in a consent form.

All photos and film footage will be stored securely and will not be kept for longer than five years from the date of the event.

Ipswich Borough Council is committed to processing personal information in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018. More information regarding your rights under data protection law can be found in our privacy policy:

You can withdraw your still/moving images from the photo library at any time by contacting the Communications & Marketing team -

If you have any queries about how we use or store your photographs or wish to update your personal details on a consent form please contact the Communications & Marketing team -

Contact Details

Ipswich Borough Council,
Grafton House, 
15-17 Russell Road,

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01473 432514