General Data Protection Regulation 2016 (GDPR) / Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA) - Privacy Notice.
Under the GDPR and DPA, Ashfield District Council, Urban Road, Kirkby in Ashfield, Nottingham. NG17 8DA is a Data Controller for the information it holds about you. The Council will hold all personal data provided by you for your Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction application. The lawful basis under which the Council uses personal data for this purpose is Public Task.
The information provided by you includes the following special categories of personal data :
- physical or mental health
Information in these categories is used by the Council on the basis that such use is necessary for reasons of substantial public interest, and in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 2018.
Your data will be held for 6 years after the end of your claim for Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction. Subject to some legal exceptions, you have the right to request a copy of the personal information the Council holds about you; to have any inaccuracies corrected; to have your personal data erased; to place a restriction on our processing of your data; to object to processing; and to request your data to be ported (data portability). The information provided by you may also be used for other functions carried out by the Council in accordance with GDPR and DPA. For more information about how the Council may use your data and to learn more about your rights please see the Council’s Privacy Statement www.ashfield.gov.uk/privacy
If you have any concerns or questions about how your personal data is processed, please contact the Council’s Data Protection Officer at the above address or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are dissatisfied with the Council’s response you can complain to the Information Commissioner's Office in writing to: Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF or by telephone 0303 123 1113 (local rate) or 01625 545 745