Asylum seekers privacy notice

The reasons we use your data

  • equality monitoring
  • research including consultations
  • service delivery
  • service improvement and planning
  • statutory requirements. For example, reporting to Government

Why we are allowed to use your data

  • Customer Support Grant – welfare provision
  • Fraud Act 2006
  • Housing Benefit Regulations 2006
  • Local Government Act 1972
  • Local Government Finance Act 1988
  • Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000
  • Social Security Administration Act 1992
  • Social Security Contributions Act
  • The Equality Act 2010
  • The Local Government Finance Act 1992
  • The Local Government Finance Act 2012
  • The Localism Act 2011
  • The Welfare Reform Act 2012

Who we can share your data with

  • contractors providing revenues and benefits services. For example, off-site processing, personal budgeting support and emergency food provision and IT services
  • education providers
  • elected members
  • enforcement agents
  • Government departments. For example, HMRC, DWP and DCLG
  • Government departments
  • immigration service
  • internal council departments. For example, empty homes and environmental health
  • judicial agencies. For example, courts and tribunals
  • Police

Changes to this privacy notice

We keep our privacy notice under regular review. This privacy notice was last updated on 12 February 2019.

Use this form to give us your comments. Do not use it to give us personal information - please contact us if you need to get in touch.