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 
  • Emergency Management 
  • Communications and Marketing 
  • Equalities requirements 
  • Invitation to civic events 
  • Responding to requests from the public 
  • Access to Work 
  • 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 Local Government Act 1972, 2000 
  • The Localism Act 2011 
  • The Civil Contingencies Act 2004 
  • The Equality Act 2010 


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Who we can share your data with 

  • Judicial Agencies e.g. Courts 
  • Police 
  • Local Resilience Forum 
  • Elected Members & MPs (as your representative) 
  • Contractors providing IT services 
  • Other local councils e.g. 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