Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy / Polisi Preifatrwydd

This is the Privacy Policy for Mark Drakeford.

As a candidate for Leader of Welsh Labour, I will have access to various information which I or or volunteers working with me, will use for campaigning purposes or for communicating with Labour Party members. In respect of that information, the Labour Party is the data controller, and you should consult their privacy policy ( ) for details of what information they hold, why, and how they use and process that information.

This page explains how I collect and use personal data, the legal basis for doing so and provides information about your rights in respect of your personal data for which I am the data controller.

My data protection officer can be contacted at [email address] or on [telephone number].

Data collection and use

Mark Drakeford will only collect and use personal information for the specific purpose for which it has been obtained.

I will undertake activities for my campaign as Leader of Welsh Labour using personal information provided by or on behalf of people that submit their details on this website. It may be necessary for me to share your information with volunteers for my campaign. I will only do so where it is necessary and reasonable to do so, and I will share only the minimum amount of personal information necessary and reasonable to so in light of your communications with my campaign and/or explicit consent. Please see the “who I share your information with” section for further details.

I may communicate by post, email, phone or text message about my campaign and to give you the latest news on my campaigns and opportunities to get involved.

I will only send emails, texts or contact you by telephone where you have provided explicit consent for me to do so. You may withdraw your consent or unsubscribe at any time from communications in any medium by contacting my Data Protection Officer.

Who I share your information with:

In order to communicate with you about my for Leader of Welsh Labour, it may be necessary for me to transfer personal information to countries or jurisdictions outside the EU. In each case, I will take steps to ensure that the suppliers I use comply with the General Data Protection Regulation or are subject to the Privacy Shield scheme agreed between the European Union and the United States.

Retention of personal data

I will only keep your personal information for as long as it is necessary to fulfil the purposes described in this policy. Information relating to the campaign will be retained for the duration of the campaign for the election of the Leader of Welsh Labour and consent to retain personal information after the end of the election will be requested in due course.

If you have consented to receive information about my campaign, I will only retain your personal information so long as I am the candidate for Leader of Welsh Labour, or you ask not to be contacted further.

I will regularly review the personal information I hold to ensure that its use is necessary and proportionate.

IP Addresses and Cookies

This site does not automatically capture or store personal information, other than logging the user’s IP Address or the location of your computer or network on the Internet, for systems administration and troubleshooting purposes. I also use IP addresses in the aggregate to track which pages people visit in order to improve the quality of the site.

A cookie is a tiny text file that is stored on your computer. Cookies may be used in order to tailor your experience on this site according to the preferences you have specified. Cookies on this website do not contain personally identifiable information, other than your IP address, which itself is only very rarely enough to identify you as an individual.

Links to other websites:

This website contains links to other websites. I am not responsible for the content or privacy practices of these websites.

Your rights:

You have a number of rights in relation to your personal information and the opportunity to choose how it is used. You can:

  • Obtain copies of the personal information I hold about you (known as a “subject access request”)
  • Request that I correct or update any personal information held about you
  • Ask that we erase or restrict the way in which I use your information
  • Request that personal information you have given your consent for me to use is provided in an electronic format so it can be transferred to another data controller (also known as “data portability”)

You may opt out of receiving further communications from me in any medium at any time. All requests to unsubscribe are dealt with promptly, and in all cases within 14 days.

If you wish to exercise your rights in respect of your personal data or have any concerns about how your data is used, please contact my Data Protection Officer:


Alternatively, you have right to raise any issues or concerns directly with the Information Commissioner’s Office.

Changes to the privacy notice

I may update this privacy notice from time to time. If I make any substantial updates, I will provide you with a new privacy notice. I may also notify you in other ways from time to time about the processing of your personal information.