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To comply with the latest Data Protection legislation, we need to be transparent and let you know why we need to gather any personal information for the Garden Waste Collection Service and also inform you of your rights.
The following information explains this in further detail.
We are Preston City Council, Town Hall, Lancaster Road, Preston PR1 2RL.
Telephone 01772 906900, Email email@example.com
We will be what is known as the 'Controller' of the personal data you provide to us. We will only collect basic personal data about you which includes your name, address, telephone number, email etc. together with information you have given us and information that we receive from third parties e.g. landlords.
We use your personal information for the performance of a contract with you.
Your personal information will be treated as confidential, but it may be shared with other Council services in order to ensure our records are accurate and up-to-date, and to improve the standard of the services we deliver.
We will only use your information in ways which are permitted by the General Data Protection Regulation and the current UK Data Protection law.
We have a Data Protection regime in place to oversee the effective and secure processing of your personal data. For more information on this see data protection and freedom of information.
The Council has a duty to protect the public funds it administers, and may use information held about you for all lawful purposes, including but not limited to the prevention and detection of crime including fraud and money laundering.
We may also use your information for the purpose of performing any of the Council's statutory enforcement duties. It will make any disclosures required by law and may also share your information with other bodies responsible for detecting/preventing crime including fraud or auditing/administering public funds.
We will not disclose your personal information to third parties for marketing purposes.
You have the right to:
If you require further information about the use of your data or would like to exercise any of the above rights, please contact:
Data Protection Officer
Preston City Council
In certain circumstances we may transfer your information to organisations in other countries on the basis that anyone to whom we pass it protects it in the same way we would and in accordance with applicable laws.
We will keep your information for as long as it is required by us or other regulatory bodies in order to comply with legal and regulatory requirements or for other operational reasons. In most cases this will be a minimum of six years. More information on our retention schedule can be found online.
If you require help with something in this section, please contact us.