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Privacy policy

Our core data protection obligations and commitments are set out in the council’s Primary Privacy Notice and on our website at Data Protection legislation.

This notice provides additional privacy information for: People and businesses listed on the MyCity directory and the website users.


We collect your personal information for the following purpose(s): to administer and monitor the MyCity site, to publish details of local services available to the citizens of Salford including those services relating to the Local Offer.

Categories of personal data

In order to carry out these purposes we collect and obtain the following categories of personal data:

  • Name, address and contact details
  • IP address and login details
  • Analytics pertaining to your visit


The MyCity website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of the website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. For more information see our cookies page.

Legal basis for processing

The council has a legal obligation (GDPR Article 6 (c)) to publish details of services available under the Local Offer.

  • The Children and Families Act 2014
  • The Childcare Act 2006/2016

Where a legal obligation doesn’t apply, the council relies on Article 6 (e) as the Care Act 2014 places a duty on local authorities to establish and maintain information and advice services.

Information sharing/recipients

The information processed via this website is not shared with any other organisation, however, Salford Royal Foundation Trust administer the section of the website relating to Adult Social Care and therefore have access to the personal data. The council remains data controller for all the data processed on the website.

Data Transfers beyond European Economic Area (EEA)

All data is stored in the UK. Data will not be stored outside of the EEA.

Automated decisions

No decisions are made using a computerised system or program that does not involve a human being.

Data retention/criteria 

We will keep your information only for as long as it is required by us to promote your business/service or until the data is no longer relevant.  

Your rights

Information about exercising your rights can be found on the council’s website Exercising Your Rights.


We may update or revise this Privacy Notice at any time.