Gareth Thomas MP

From Harrow, For Harrow.

Privacy Policy

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As your MP, it is important that I and my office can keep in touch with you about my work in Parliament and in Harrow, and to find out your views on local issues.

In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulations that came into force on the 25th May 2018, 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.

When registering with this website or by completing a form or survey sent to you by my office, you may be asked for personal information. I will only collect and use personal information for the specific purpose for which it has been obtained. In each case, I will ask for your explicit consent to use your information. I will not share personal information with other organisations without your explicit consent.

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 our Data Protection Officer or by using the unsubscribe option I provide in all communications.

I may also write to you in connection with my activities as an MP and latest news on my campaigns. I may communicate by post, email, phone or text message about my work and to give you the latest news on my campaigns.

I will only keep your personal information for as long as it is necessary to fulfil the purposes described in this policy.

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 thirty days.

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

You are entitled to ask me to:

  • Provide 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”)


If you have any questions or concerns, please contact my Data Protection Officer for more information. They can be contacted at or on 0207 219 4243.

As a Labour MP, I also have access to other information which I or my office, 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. 

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


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