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Privacy Notice

Services covered by this privacy notice – Street Cleansing and Groundcare

Purpose of the Processing: The personal data you provide is used to enable the council to process your enquiry and ensure the correct Street Cleansing or Groundcare service is provisioned. These enquiries may be in relation to cleansing of roads and paths, removal of fly tips, grass, tree, hedge or shrub maintenance, arranging a voluntary litter pick or getting involved with the community weeding trials.

Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data: Public Task

Categories of Personal Data being Processed

The information collected from the enquirer contains the following:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Email address
  • Phone number

Other information collected, as part of enforcement actions, (should the need arise), can include:

  • Photographs and images
  • Car number plates
  • Physical evidence

Special Categories of Personal Data being Processed (if appropriate): Not applicable

Legal Basis for Processing Special Categories of Personal Data: Not applicable

Who the data might be shared with

This information may be shared with:

  • Other council departments
  • IDVerde
  • Police

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.

Last reviewed: September 26, 2023 by Qi

Next review due: March 26, 2024

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