Privacy Notice - Truly Wished

What this privacy notice is for 

Our core data protection obligations and commitments are set out in the council’s primary privacy notice at:

This notice provides additional privacy information for: 

  • Individuals nominating individuals or organisations for the Truly Wished Fund 
  • Individuals nominated to receive a ‘wish’ under the Truly Wished Fund 

Updating our privacy notices 

We may update or revise our privacy notices at any time so please refer to the version published on our website for the most up to date details. 

What we use your information for 

We collect your personal information for the following purpose(s): 

  • Facilitating the assessment of nominations by the Mayoral Committee for the Truly Wished Fund 
  • Facilitating the granting of wishes to successful nominees for the Truly Wished Fund 
  • Promotional activity relating to the success of the scheme 

What categories of personal information we use 

Personal information can be anything that identifies and relates to a living person. This can include information that when linked with other information, allows a person to be uniquely identified. For example, this could be your name and contact details. 

The law treats some types of personal information as ‘special’ because the information requires more protection due to its sensitivity. This information consists of:  

  • Racial or ethnic origin 
  • Sexuality and sexual life  
  • Religious or philosophical beliefs 
  • Trade union membership 
  • Political opinions 
  • Genetic and bio-metric data 
  • Physical or mental health 
  • Criminal convictions and offences 

In order to carry out these purposes we collect and obtain the following personal information.  

Category of personal data 

Special/ Sensitive 



Address and postcode 


Telephone number, email addresses 


Financial information 


Cultural/social identifiers or information about family life 


Physical and mental health* 

Health/social care* 

Racial or ethnic group* 

Religious beliefs or similar* 

Sexual life/orientation* 

*Although not required or requested for the nomination process, we accept that this information may be provided by an individual making a nomination as part of demonstrating why the ‘wish’ should be granted.  

Legal basis for processing  

The legal basis for processing and or sharing your personal information is:  

  • For public interest reasons in accordance with Article 6(e) and Article 9(g) of UK General Data Protection Regulations and meeting the requirements of Schedule 1, Part 2 of the Data Protection Act 2018 
  • Legitimate interests in accordance with Article 6(f) of UK General Data Protection Regulations 

Information sharing/recipients 

We may share personal information about you with the following organisations: 

  • Action Together 

As well as information collected directly from you, we also obtain or receive information from: 

  • Individuals making a nomination for you to receive a ‘wish’ 

Data Transfers beyond European Economic Area  

We do not transfer any of your personal information outside the European Economic Area (‘EEA’). 

Automated Decisions  

All the decisions we make about you involve human intervention. 

How long we keep your data 

We will only keep your personal information for as long as the law specifies or where the law does not specify this, for the length of time determined by our business requirements. 

Where can I get advice 

More information on how to seek advice in order to exercise your rights, raise a concern or complain about the handling of your personal information by the council can be found in the council’s privacy notice which can be found at: