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What we do with the information you give us when you use our Private Sector Housing team for processing applications for housing grants and loans

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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.

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Services covered by this privacy notice Housing grants and loan
Purpose of the processing The personal data you provide is used to enable the council to process your housing grant/loan application. This includes sharing some of your personal data, including using videos and photographic evidence provided by the owner/tenant with other agencies and 3rd party contractors, and recording your data on the council secure system.
Legal basis for processing personal dataPublic task
Categories of personal data being processed
  • Name
  • Address
  • Email address
  • Phone number
  • National Insurance number
  • Date of birth
  • Gender
  • Financial information
  • Housing requirements
  • Other household information including gender, age, relationships
  • Video and photographic evidence
  • Special categories of personal data being processed (if appropriate)Ethnic origin (including nationality)
    Health (mental or physical)
    Legal basis for processing special categories of personal dataPublic Interest in the area of Public Health
    Substantial Public Interest
    Who is the data shared with
  • Other council departments
  • Other local authorities
  • Social services/Occupational Therapists
  • Home Improvement Agencies (and their sub-contractors)
  • Housing Associations
  • Landlords
  • 3rd party contractors
  • How long will the data be kept6 years

    Last reviewed: October 30, 2023 by Sophie

    Next review due: April 30, 2024

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