The reasons 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 
  • Equality Monitoring 

Why we are allowed to use your data 

Legal obligation 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 

  • National Regulators e.g. Information Commissioner’s Office, Investigatory Powers Commissioner. 
  • The Courts, judges, Crown Prosecution Service, Employment Tribunals 
  • Legal representatives of other parties 
  • Expert witnesses 
  • The Police and other crime enforcement agencies. 
  • Other public authorities e.g. schools, NHS, councils, government departments (HMRC, DWP, Immigration etc.). 
  • 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