Why we collect information about you
  • to manage the council’s accounts and financial assets
  • to process payments
  • for the administration of payroll, pensions and taxation
  • to provide financial analysis and advice in relation to budget planning and monitoring
What type of information we may collect
  • name, date of birth, address and contact information
  • financial information such as bank account details and details of payments
  • unique identifiers, for example national insurance numbers
  • details of social or economic status
  • trading details of businesses and sole traders

We may also process some special category (sensitive) data such as:

  • physical or mental health details
  • trade union membership
Lawful bases for processing information about you
  • necessary to comply with a legal obligation
  • necessary to the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority
  • necessary for the performance of a contract
How we may collect your information
  • provided to us directly by you
  • provided to us by managers and/or colleagues
  • human resources
Who we may share your information with
  • local government pension scheme administrators
  • professionals, advisors and contractors delivering services on the council’s behalf
  • Her Majesty’s Revenues and Customs
  • Department of Work and Pensions
  • regulators and auditors
How long we hold your information for

We are required to retain your information for as long as is necessary, after which it will be securely destroyed.

Further information on retention periods is available through our customer privacy notice.

Your information rights

You have several rights in relation to the information that the council holds about you. For information about your rights, when they might apply and how to make a request to exercise them, please see our customer privacy notice.

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