Neighbourhood and Environment privacy policy | Neighbourhood and Environment privacy policy | Medway Council

Why we use your data

We use your data for:

  • statutory requirements e.g. reporting to Government, waste management, burials
  • service delivery
  • service improvement and planning
  • regulatory, licensing and enforcement functions
  • prevention and detection of crime
  • financial transactions
  • research including consultations
  • equality monitoring

Why we can use your data

We can use your data if it is a legal obligation or public task under various UK laws including but not limited to:

  • The Anti-social Behaviour Act 2003
  • The Crime & Anti-social Behaviour Act
  • Consumer Contracts Regulations
  • The Environmental Protection Act 1990
  • The Public Contracts Regulations 2015
  • Environment Act 1995
  • The Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982
  • The Cremation Act 1902
  • Cremation (England & Wales) Regulations 2008
  • Local Authorities' Cemeteries Order 1977
  • Local Authorities (Amendment) Order 1986
  • The Licensing Act 2006
  • The Food Safety Act
  • The Localism Act 2011
  • The Highways Act 1980
  • The Public Libraries and Museums Act 1964
  • The Refuse Disposal (Amenity) Act 1978
  • The Removal and Disposal of Vehicles Regulations 1986
  • Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000
  • The Equality Act 2010

Who we can share your data with

We can share your data with:

  • judicial agencies such as courts
  • police and other crime enforcement agencies
  • Youth Offending Services
  • voluntary agency partners
  • government departments
  • national regulators and agencies
  • other local authorities
  • Fire & Rescue Services
  • third party contractors such as waste management companies, transport providers and contractors providing IT services
  • elected members & MPs (as your representative)
  • funding bodies

When computers make any decisions about you

Not applicable.

When your data gets sent to other countries

Not applicable.