Why we use your data

We use your data:

  • to maintain the electoral register
  • to run elections
  • to employ casual staff to run elections
  • for 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 Local Government Act 1972, 2000
  • The Representation of the Peoples Act 1983
  • The Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013
  • The Immigration Act 2016
  • The Equality Act 2010

Who we can share your data with

We can share your data with:

  • the electoral register – this is a public register and can be inspected by the public
  • third parties - the edited version of the electoral register can be sold to them
  • the police and other crime enforcement agencies
  • elected members & MPs (as your representative)
  • political parties
  • candidates and their agents
  • contractors providing IT services
  • Cabinet Office (National Fraud Initiative Exercise)

When computers make any decisions about you

Not applicable.

When your data gets sent to other countries

Not applicable.