You have specific rights in relation to the data that you provide to the Council. To find out more, including how to make a request, please see our Information Rights page.
|Services covered by this privacy notice||Benefits|
|Purpose of the Processing||The personal data you provide is used to enable the processing of housing benefit applications, including; housing benefit assessments, benefit subsidy claims, discretionary housing payments which includes sharing information with the Housing Options Team in relation to referrals for housing advice and homeless prevention, council tax reductions and residual council tax benefit. This includes dealing with customer contact, managing housing benefit appeals and facilitating the recovery of housing benefit overpayments through the courts.|
|Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data||Legal Obligation Public Task|
|Categories of Personal Data being Processed|
|Special Categories of Personal Data being Processed (if appropriate)|
|Legal Basis for Processing Special Categories of Personal Data||Substantial Public Interest|
|Who the data might be shared with|
Data is also shared for the prevention and detection of crime, including fraud via the National Fraud Initiative.
|How Long Will the Data be Kept For||6 years from year of collection|