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||Housing – Housing register|
|Purpose of the processing||The personal data you provide is used to enable the council to process your housing application, including maintaining the housing register and the allocation of social housing through the Homefinder Somerset Choice Based Lettings Scheme|
|Legal basis for processing personal data|
|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||Information is shared with a number of social landlord and support organisations, all of which have signed up to the Homefinder Somerset information sharing protocol. |
Data may 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||The data will be stored for 6 years|