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

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Your 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

Services covered by this privacy notice – Enforcement

Purpose of the processing

The 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

  • Legal obligation
  • Public task

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 or unitary authorities
  • NHS

How long will the data be kept for

6 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: February 28, 2024 by Ian

Next review due: August 28, 2024

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