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What we do with the information you give us when you use our Enforcement team at Somerset Council

Information rightsPrivacy Notice

Information rights

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.

Privacy Notice

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Purpose of the ProcessingThe personal data provided is used to enable the council to process and investigate the incident being reported. This includes
witness statements and investigations related to the incident reported. Personal data is also processed to conduct welfare checks on
any individual (where appropriate) to ascertain if there is any additional assistance required from various third parties (listed below) to
protect the welfare of the data subject.
Legal Basis for Processing
Personal Data
Public Task
Legal Obligation
Categories of Personal
Data being Processed
  • Name
  • Address
  • Email address
  • Phone number
  • Date of birth
  • Photographs and Images
  • Vehicle Information
  • Financial
Special Categories of
Personal Data being
Processed (if appropriate)
  • Health
  • Child information
  • Ethnicity
Legal Basis for Processing
Special Categories of Personal Data
Substantial Public Interest
Who the data might be shared with
  • Other council departments
  • National Antifraud Network (NAFN)
  • DVLA
  • Police
  • HMRC
  • Children and young people’s services
  • Social Services
  • Other agencies that hold data via a legal duty to disclose information for the prevention and detection of crime
  • Bailiffs (COHA)
  • Housing Associations
  • Other Local Authorities/Unitary Authorities
  • NHS
How Long Will the Data be Kept For6 years from the date of the resolution of any enforcement action, otherwise 6 years from the creation of the record

3 years for DVLA data

Last reviewed: April 20, 2023 by Ian

Next review due: October 20, 2023

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