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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

Your rightsPrivacy Notice

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 – 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 data

Public 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 data

  • Public Interest in the area of Public Health
  • Substantial public interest

Who the data might be shared with

  • Other council departments
  • Other local authorities
  • Social services/Occupational Therapists
  • Home Improvement Agencies (and their sub-contractors)
  • Housing Associations
  • Landlords
  • Third party contractors

How long will the data be kept for

6 years

Last reviewed: February 28, 2024 by Ian

Next review due: August 28, 2024

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