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New Homes Bonus and Councillor Grant Applications

Service Specific Privacy Notice - New Homes Bonus and Councillor Grant Applications

This notice contains service specific privacy information and should be read in conjunction with our pages detailing privacy information common to all service areas, such as how to contact the Data Protection Officer, Exercising of Your Rights, Data Storage and Retention and Feedback and Complaints.

Lawful Basis for Processing of Personal Data

The Data Protection Act requires that personal data is collected and processed only where there is a lawful basis to do so. The lawful basis' which applies in this instance are as follows:

  • Contract: the processing is necessary for a contract we have or are considering with the individual.
  • Legitimate interests: the processing is necessary for our legitimate interests and those of the applicant; in particular to maintain a record of unsuccessful applications that help demonstrate fairness and transparency in decision making.

Purpose of Processing Personal information

We are collecting your personal data for the following purposes:

  • Maintaining our own accounts and records.
  • Provision of non-commercial activities, in particular the award of grants for the benefit and enjoyment of the wider community.

Information Sharing

To ensure that the council provides you with an efficient and effective service we will sometimes need to share your information between teams within the council.

We may also share information with third parties that support the delivery of the services you receive or where we are legally obliged to do so. Information we hold may be shared with the following types of organisation:

  • Financial organisations, for instance to enable transfer of grant funds
  • Press and media, for instance where you have provided a quotation relating to a grant funded project to be published in the local press
  • We will only ever share your information if we are satisfied that our partners or suppliers have sufficient measures in place to protect your information in the same way that we do.

We will never share your information for marketing purposes.

Obligation to Provide Personal Data

Any failure to provide your personal information may prevent or delay us meeting our statutory requirements or in providing you with a timely and effective service.

Automated Decision Making

There are no automated decision making processes used in the provision of this service.