Isle of Wight Council

Child Employment

Privacy Notice

The Isle of Wight Council is committed to keeping your personal information safe and processing it in accordance with our obligations under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and related data protection legislation.

The Isle of Wight Council is the data controller for the personal information you provide on this form.  The council’s Data Protection Officer can be contacted at   You can contact the council by phone on 01983 821000, or by writing to us at County Hall, High Street, Newport, IW PO30 1UD.   

The Isle of Wight Council uses your personal data to fulfil its statutory duties to issue child employment permits to allow children to take part in employment.  The council has a duty to safeguard children in employment in accordance with The Children and Young Person Acts 1933 and 1963.

The information requested is only used for the intended purpose of processing your application. In some cases, the Council may use your information for another purpose if it has a legal duty to do so, including where there is a serious risk of harm to you or others; where there are concerns for the welfare of a child; for the prevention or detection of crime or where a court order requires us to share information. This information may be shared with Children’s Services (including the Safeguarding Partnership or other partnerships), police or government agencies.

We will keep your personal data for as long as we are required to do so under relevant legislation or in accordance with our operational requirements.

For further details on how your information is used; how we maintain the security of your information; and your rights, including how to access information we hold on you, and how to complain if you have any concerns about how your personal details are processed, please visit or email