Why we use your data

We use your data:

  • to answer Freedom of Information & Data Protection requests and complaints.
  • to monitor Regulation of Investigatory Powers (RIPA) authorisations.
  • to provide a land charges service.
  • to manage legal cases
  • 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 Freedom of Information Act 2000
  • The Data Protection Act 1998
  • The Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000,
  • The Local Land Charges Act of 1975 and Rules of 1977
  • The Equality Act 2010; and
  • The following areas of law / common law:
  • Adult Social Care
  • Childcare
  • Employment
  • Education
  • Litigation
  • Commercial
  • Property
  • Planning
  • Highways
  • Environmental
  • Local Government
  • Coronial
  • Judicial Review

Who we can share your data with

We can share your data with:

  • national regulators such as the Information Commissioner’s Office, Investigatory Powers Commissioner
  • courts, judges, Crown Prosecution Service, Employment Tribunals
  • legal representatives of other parties
  • expert witnesses
  • the police and other crime enforcement agencies.
  • other public authorities such as schools, NHS, councils, government departments such as HMRC, DWP, Immigration
  • Land Registry
  • debt collectors
  • union representatives (with consent).
  • local archives office
  • elected members & MPs (as your representative)
  • contractors providing IT services

When computers make any decisions about you

Not applicable.

When your data gets sent to other countries

Not applicable.