Council tax - privacy notice
Read the privacy notice for council tax.
- check the information we have is accurate
- prevent and / or detect crime
- protect public funds
Other organisations may include bodies responsible for auditing or administering public funds, other councils, public sector agencies, government departments, regulatory and law enforcement bodies and other private companies or entities (such as credit reference agencies and contractors providing IT systems on which council tax information is held or distribution services for the issue of council tax related correspondence).
- your name
- your age
- your status (in order to assess relevant exemptions) such as being a student
- dates of residence in particular premises and details of any past and / or present interest you may have in a particular property
- medical information (in connection with reduction claims)
Revenue and Customs officials may also give information they hold about you to us relating to council tax reductions. This information can be provided for the purpose of determining an application for council tax reduction, reviewing or appealing a determination and / or preventing or detecting fraud or an error in connection with the council tax reduction or as a result of an attempt to obtain council tax reduction fraudulently.
Your information may also be shared with other departments within the council, bodies responsible for auditing or administering public funds, other councils, public sector agencies, governmental departments and other private companies or entities (such as credit reference agencies or service providers). We also meet requests for specific information from other regulatory and law enforcement bodies where this is necessary and appropriate.
If you've concerns about the processing of your personal data by us, you can contact our Data Protection Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For independent advice about data protection, privacy and data sharing, visit the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) website.