Why we use your data

We use your data:

  • for statutory requirements such as reporting to government
  • for service delivery
  • for service improvement and planning
  • in the prevention and detection of crime
  • in financial transactions
  • for research including consultations
  • for communications and marketing
  • to engage with local businesses and offer services, support and advice
  • to engage with job seekers and offer support and advice
  • to promote economic regeneration
  • to award grant funding
  • 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 Localism Act 2011
  • The Equality Act 2010

We can use your data if you’ve consented by taking part in direct marketing, job creation and business support and consultation.

We can also use your data if you’ve entered into a contract such as for leisure centres or ticket sales.

Who we can share your data with

We can share your data with:

  • judicial agencies such as courts
  • police and other crime enforcement agencies
  • archives services
  • elected members and MPs (as your representative)
  • contractors providing IT services
  • Funding Bodies
  • other councils
  • other third parties with consent

When computers make any decisions about you

Not applicable.

When your data gets sent to other countries

Not applicable.