Community Place of Safety: Registration

The Community Place of Safety Scheme is an initiative aimed at helping you provide local support to your communities in times of emergency. For further guidance on what this involves, take a look at our handy guide. You can also see a map of facilities already signed up here.

To add your facility or update your details, please complete the short form below. All information received will be included in a Somerset Local Authorities database maintained and updated by the Civil Contingencies Unit.

Please provide 2 points of contact for your facility:

Thank you for taking the time to add your facility to a wide network of premises across Somerset. Once we've processed your registration you will receive further information, advice and guidance to keep you prepared for offering shelter and support in an emergency.

Notification regarding the processing of any personal data supplied on this form

Data Controller – Somerset County Council; Data Protection Officer contact – informationgovernance@somerset.gov.uk; Purpose for processing – to provide information relating to Somerset Prepared on behalf of the Somerset Local Authorities; Legal basis for processing – By Consent; Data Sharing – The data provided will not be shared; Transfers abroad – The data provided will not be transferred abroad; Data Retention – The data provided will be retained until no longer valid or until a request is received to remove it; Your Rights – You have the right to ask Somerset County Council to a copy of your data, the right to rectify or erase your personal data, and the right to object to processing. These rights are only applicable if the Council has no other legal obligation concerning that data. You also have the right to complain to the regulator, https://ico.org.uk/

For more information see www.somerset.gov.uk/privacy

Once registered you will receive further information, advice and guidance to keep you prepared for offering shelter and support in an emergency.

The BIG small print!
By submitting your details you are agreeing to the following:
  • The Somerset Local Authorities may contact you in the event of an emergency using the details provided;
  • If your facility is used to support people affected by an emergency without the knowledge of the Somerset Local Authorities you will require cover from your own liability insurer.

Submission of your details is not a commitment to support the response and you may decline when contacted. If you have any questions please get in touch.

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