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
  • invitations to civic events
  • responding to requests from the public
  • Access to Work
  • 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 Localism Act 2011
  • The Civil Contingencies Act 2004
  • The Equality Act 2010

We can also use your data if you’ve given consent for direct marketing, consultations and in website cookies.

Who we can share your data with

We can share your data with:

  • judicial agencies such as courts
  • police and other crime enforcement agencies
  • the Local Resilience Forum
  • elected members and MPs (as your representative)
  • contractors providing IT services
  • other local councils for example for joint events
  • Access to Work service providers

When computers make any decisions about you

Not applicable.

When your data gets sent to other countries

Not applicable.