Blue Badge Service
Notification regarding the processing of any personal data
Data Controller – Somerset County Council
Purpose for processing – To provide a blue badge service
Legal basis for processing
By Law – under the Disabled Person’s Parking Badges Act 2013 and the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970.
Legitimate Interests – SCC will also use your data for the purposes of monitoring quality, audit and for dealing with any enquiries or complaints.
Data Sharing – the personal data provided will be shared with authorised Council officers to process your application and with Central Government Departments who require a record of all blue badges issued. The personal information we have collected from you will also be shared with fraud prevention agencies who will use it to prevent fraud and money-laundering and to verify your identity. If fraud is detected, you could be refused certain services, finance, or employment. Find more details about how your information will be used by us and these fraud prevention agencies, and your data protection rights.
Transfers abroad – this data will not be transferred abroad.
Data Retention – this data will be retained for a period of 6 years to meet financial and audit requirements.
Your Rights – You have the right to ask Somerset County Council to a copy of your data, the right to rectify or erase your personal data, and the right to object to processing. However, these rights are only applicable if the Council has no other legal obligation concerning that data. You also have the right to complain to the regulator, https://ico.org.uk/
Consequences – If you do not supply this information to us, we will not be able to process your application.