The reasons we use your data 

  • Statutory requirements e.g. reporting to Government 
  • Service delivery 
  • Service improvement and planning 
  • Regulatory, licensing and enforcement functions 
  • Prevention and detection of crime 
  • Financial transactions 
  • Research inc. consultations 
  • Equality Monitoring 

Why we are allowed to use your data 

Legal obligation or public task under various UK laws including but not limited to: 

  • The Housing Acts 1985, 1988, 1996, 2002, 2004 
  • The Homelessness Reduction Act 2017 
  • The Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 
  • Prevention of Social Housing Fraud Act 2013 
  • The Localism Act 2011 
  • The Protection from Eviction Act 1977 
  • The Equality Act 2010



Who we can share your data with 

  • Judicial Agencies e.g. Courts 
  • Police 
  • Health Agencies 
  • Education Providers 
  • Other Local Authorities 
  • Immigration Service 
  • Government Departments e.g. HMRC, DWP, DCLG 
  • Safeguarding Boards 
  • Contractors providing housing services (e.g. plumbing, electricians, gas operatives etc.) and IT services 
  • Elected Members & MPs (as your representative) 
  • Funding Bodies 
  • 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