Planning and Transport privacy policy | Planning and Transport privacy policy | Medway Council

Why we use your data

We use your data for:

  • statutory requirements such as 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
  • communications and marketing
  • 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 Town & Country Planning Act 1990
  • The Planning Act 2008
  • The Housing & Planning Act 2016
  • The Planning (Listed Buildings & Conservation Areas) Act 1990
  • Traffic Management Act 2004
  • The Taking Control of Goods (Fees) Regulation 2014
  • The Localism Act 2011
  • The Highways Act 1980
  • The Traffic Management Act 2004
  • The Road Traffic Regulations Act 1984
  • The Transport Act 2000
  • The Local Transport Act 2008
  • The Environment Act 1995
  • The Environmental Protection Act 1990
  • The Bus Services Act 2017
  • The Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981
  • The Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000
  • The Equality Act 2010
  • The Building Act 1984
  • The Building Regulations 2010 (as amended)
  • The Building (Local Authority Charges) Regulations 2010
  • Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976

We can also use your data if you’ve given consent by taking part in consultations.

Who we can share your data with

We can share your data with:

  • elected members
  • the general public (via public registers)
  • contractors or partners providing services on our behalf
  • funding bodies
  • The Environment Agency
  • LLEP

When computers make any decisions about you

Not applicable.

When your data gets sent to other countries

Not applicable.