Council tax privacy notice

The reasons we use your data

  • Collection of council tax
  • Financial transactions
  • Prevention and detection of crime (including fraud)
  • Regulatory and enforcement functions
  • Research including consultations
  • Service delivery
  • Service improvement and planning
  • Statutory requirements (for example: reporting to central government)

Why we are allowed to use your data

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

  • Data Protection Act 2018
  • The Council Tax (Administration and Enforcement) Regulations 1992
  • The Equality Act 2010
  • The Local Government Finance Act 1992

Who we can share your data with

  • Debt Collection and Tracing agencies
  • Elected members and MPS (as your representative)
  • Government departments (For example: HM Revenue & Customs, Department of Work & Pensions, Valuation Office Agency)
  • Judicial agencies (For example: Courts)
  • Other council departments
  • Other local authorities
  • Police


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