The Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA) uses personal information to enable us to carry out services in respect of the National Autism Team.  The service provides support and guidance to help improve the lives of autistic people, their families and carers across WalesWe take the privacy of your information very seriously and this policy explains how we collect, use and dispose of your information and how we keep it secure.

How and what data is collected: collects data in the following ways:


The personal data processed as part of these services includes:

This information is provided to us directly from individuals.

The UK’s third generation of data protection law replaces the Data Protection Act 1998. The Data Protection Act 2018 accepts the standards and obligations set by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and, where GDPR allows, makes specific provisions relevant to the UK.

How your information is used:
We will use personal information provided only for purposes consistent with the reason it was provided to WLGA.  All information is retained in line with WLGA’s Data retention policies.

Information we process is processed under the following Schedule(s):

Article 6 condition

Consent – Art 6(1)(a)


There may be occasions when we are legally obliged to share information with other public sector agencies.  Further details of this will be outlined within the WLGA’s Data Protection Policies.

If you would like a copy of the information that we hold and share about you please contact the Data Protection Officer, WLGA email or complete an Individual Right request form.

To access the WLGA’s full Privacy Policy please click here.


Please note we may use your data for the following reasons:


NB Your data will not be shared with a third-party provider.


Where is your data held:


Your rights:

With regards to your stored data your rights include the following:


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