Privacy notice

Why do we process your personal data?

The council may process your personal information for any of the following purposes:  

  • Maintaining our own accounts and records 
  • Supporting and managing our employees 
  • Delivering our services and understanding your needs 
  • Maintaining and updating your customer records or contact details to enable contact where necessary 
  • Promoting the services we provide 
  • Carrying out health and public awareness campaigns 
  • Managing our property 
  • Providing leisure and cultural services 
  • Carrying out surveys to obtain your opinion and feedback about the services we provide 
  • Administering the assessment and collection of taxes and other revenue including benefits and grants 
  • Licensing, Planning and regulatory activities 
  • Local fraud initiatives 
  • The provision of housing services 
  • Crime prevention and prosecution offenders including the use of CCTV 
  • Corporate administration and all activities we are required to carry out as a data controller and public authority 
  • Undertaking research 
  • The provision of all commercial services including the administration and enforcement of parking regulations and restrictions 
  • The provision of all non-commercial activities including refuse collections from residential properties 
  • Internal financial support and corporate functions 
  • Managing archived records for historical and research reasons 
  • Data matching under local and national fraud initiatives 
  • Conducting consultations 
  • Representations made in response to committee/officer decisions