Why we use your data

We use your data to enforce planning conditions and contraventions.

Why we can use your data

We can use your data if it is a legal obligation or public task under various UK laws.

Processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller.

These UK laws include but are not limited to:

What data we can collect

We can collect personal details if they are required.

These may include:

  • names
  • address
  • email address
  • telephone

How long we keep your personal data

Personal information is kept in accordance with the council’s published Corporate Retention Schedule and Town and Country Planning Act.

Who we can share your data with

We can share your data with:

  • relevant internal departments
  • external law enforcement agencies and, when necessary, solicitors and courts

Where we get your data

Complainants and subjects of enforcement investigation.

When computers make decisions about you

No automated decision making applies to this process.

If you have questions about data or privacy contact our data protection officer by emailing GDPR@medway.gov.uk