Finance privacy notice

The reasons we use your data

  • Collection of charges made for services provided
  • Collection of council tax and rates
  • Collection of debt
  • Collection of overpaid housing benefit or debt
  • Equality monitoring
  • Financial transactions
  • Insurance claims
  • Ordering of goods and services
  • Payment for goods and services
  • Payment of salaries, allowances and expenses
  • Payroll transactions
  • Prevention and detection of crime, including fraud
  • Regulatory, licensing and enforcement functions
  • Research, including consultations
  • Service delivery
  • Service improvement and planning
  • Statutory requirements. For example: reporting to Government
  • Traded services

Why we are allowed to use your data

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

  • The Equality Act 2010
  • The Local Government Finance Act 1988 (rates)
  • The Local Government Finance Act 1992 (council tax)
  • The Localism Act 2011

Who we can share your data with

  • Contractors providing IT services
  • Education providers
  • Elected members & MPs (as your representative)
  • Funding bodies
  • Government departments. For example: HMRC, DWP
  • Health agencies
  • Immigration Service
  • Judicial agencies. For example: Courts
  • Other Local Authorities
  • Police
  • Private investigators and contracted third party investigation companies and bailiffs


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