Blue badge service

Why we collect information about you
  • to administer the Blue Badge (disabled persons’ parking) scheme
  • to assess your eligibility for the scheme
  • to process your application where eligible
  • to investigate reports of misuse of a blue badge
What type of information we may collect
  • name, date of birth, address and contact information
  • unique identification numbers
  • vehicle registration
  • identity documents
  • images
  • financial information

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

  • physical or mental health details
  • race or ethnic origin
Lawful bases for processing information about you
  • necessary to comply with a legal obligation
  • necessary for reasons of substantial public interest
How we may collect your information
  • provided to us directly by you
  • provided by another individual, such as a carer or family member
  • provided by another organisation involved in the provision of services such as healthcare, social and welfare organisations
Who we may share your information with
  • organisations and professions involved in the provision of services such as healthcare, social and welfare organisations
  • other local authorities and district councils
  • providers of goods and services
  • Department for Transport
  • police and other law enforcement authorities
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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