Bins, waste and recycling privacy notice

The reasons we use your data

  • equality monitoring
  • financial transactions
  • prevention and detection of crime
  • regulatory, licensing and enforcement functions
  • research including consultations
  • service delivery
  • service improvement and planning
  • statutory requirements. For example: reporting to Government on waste management

Why we are allowed to use your data

Legal obligation or public task under various UK laws including but not limited to:

  • consent - consultations
  • Consumer Contracts Regulations
  • contract – bulk waste collections, traded services
  • Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000
  • The Environmental Protection Act 1990
  • The Equality Act 2010
  • The Highways Act 1980
  • The Licensing Act 2006
  • The Localism Act 2011
  • The Refuse Disposal (Amenity) Act 1978
  • The Removal and Disposal of Vehicles Regulations 1986
  • The Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982

Where we use third party contractors, personal data will be shared only where it is needed. Where this data is special category data as defined by the UK GDPR, it will be processed on the basis that this is necessary for reasons of substantial public interest.

Who we can share your data with

The council uses two data processors, Bartec and Integrated Skills UK (Ltd), to administer an Integrated Waste Management Solution and route programming for our Bins, Waste and Recycling services.

Changes to this privacy notice

We keep our privacy notice under regular review. This privacy notice was last updated 6 September 2019.

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