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Economic Development Privacy

Gedling Borough Council respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal data. This privacy notice explains how we will look after the personal data you may disclose to us in relation to providing Economic Growth, Regeneration and Housing Development services. 

It is important that you read this privacy notice together with any other privacy notice or fair processing notice we may provide on specific occasions when we are collecting or processing personal data about you so that you are fully aware of how and why we are using your data. This privacy notice supplements the other notices and is not intended to override them.

The Data Controller

Gedling Borough Council is the Data Controller for any personal data you give to us. Our full details are:

Gedling Borough Council

Civic Centre

Arnot Hill Park

Arnold

Nottingham

NG5 6LU

Telephone: 0115 901 3901
Email: enquiries@gedling.gov.uk

Data Protection Officer

The Council’s Data Protection Officer can be contacted at the address above or by email to dataprotectionofficer@gedling.gov.uk

What Personal Data We Collect

Personal data, or personal information, means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified. It does not include data where the identity has been removed (anonymous data).

 

We may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of personal data about you which we have grouped together follows:

 

 

  • Identity Data includes [first name, maiden name, last name, username or similar identifier, marital status, title, date of birth and gender].
  • Contact Data includes [billing address, delivery address, email address and telephone numbers].
  • Financial Data includes [bank account and payment card details].
  • Transaction Data includes [details about payments to and from you and other details of products and services you have purchased from us].
  • Technical Data includes [internet protocol (IP) address, your login data, browser type and version, time zone setting and location, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform and other technology on the devices you use to access this website].
  • Profile Data includes [your username and password, purchases or orders made by you, your interests, preferences, feedback and survey responses].
  • Usage Data includes [information about how you use our website, products and services].
  • Marketing and Communications Data includes [your preferences in receiving marketing from us and our third parties and your communication preferences].
  • Special Categories of Personal Data about you (this includes details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health and genetic and biometric data).

We also collect, use and share Aggregated Data such as statistical or demographic data for any purpose. Aggregated Data may be derived from your personal data but is not considered personal data in law as this data does not directly or indirectly reveal your identity. For example, we may aggregate your Usage Data to calculate the percentage of users accessing a specific website feature. However, if we combine or connect Aggregated Data with your personal data so that it can directly or indirectly identify you, we treat the combined data as personal data which will be used in accordance with this privacy notice.

 

 

The data we collect depends on the purpose for which the data is collected.

 

Purpose/Activity

Type of data

How long we keep your data

Lawful basis for processing (GDPR Article)

Affordable housing/Discounted sale applications

  • Identity Data
  • Contact Data
  • Financial Data
  • Special Category Personal Data (Health)

 

7 years

Article 6(1) (e) processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest by the Council or in the exercise of official authority vested in the Council.

Special Category Personal Data – Article 9(2) (a) you have given explicit consent. You can withdraw your consent at any time by contacting us.

Asylum rehousing scheme

  • Identity Data
  • Contact Data
  • Financial Data
  • Special Category Personal Data (Health and race or ethnic origin)

 

7 years

Article 6(1) (e) processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest by the Council or in the exercise of official authority vested in the Council.

Special Category Personal Data – Article 9(2) (a) you have given explicit consent. You can withdraw your consent at any time by contacting us.

Landlord Forum

  • Identity Data
  • Contact Data
  • Financial Data

 

Revise and refresh annually

Contact details to be deleted if there has been no engagement within a 12 month period 

Article 6(1) (e) processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest by the Council or in the exercise of official authority vested in the Council.

Housing register information

  • Identity Data
  • Contact Data

 

Indefinite

Article 6(1) (e) processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest by the Council or in the exercise of official authority vested in the Council.

Housing needs survey

  • Identity Data
  • Contact Data

 

7 years

Article 6(1) (e) processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest by the Council or in the exercise of official authority vested in the Council.

Business Engagement Meetings

  • Identify Data
  • Contact Data

Revise and refresh annually

Contact details to be deleted if there has been no engagement within a 12 month period  

Article 6(1) (e) processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest by the Council or in the exercise of official authority vested in the Council.

Gedling Employment and Skills Partnership Group and related sub-groups

  • Identify Data
  • Contact Data

Revise and refresh annually

Contact details to be deleted if partners haven’t attended for a 12 month period

Article 6(1) (e) processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest by the Council or in the exercise of official authority vested in the Council.

Gedling Secondary Schools Employability Programme – Employer Engagement

  • Identify Data
  • Contact Data

Revise and refresh annually

Contact details to be deleted if partners haven’t attended for a 12 month period

Article 6(1) (e) processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest by the Council or in the exercise of official authority vested in the Council.

Business Support

  • Identify Data
  • Contact Data

Revise and refresh annually

Contact details to be deleted if there has been no engagement within a 12 month period 

Article 6(1) (e) processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest by the Council or in the exercise of official authority vested in the Council.

Gedling Apprenticeship Grant – Business Applicants

  • Identify Data
  • Contact Data
  • Financial Data

7 years

Article 6(1) (e) processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest by the Council or in the exercise of official authority vested in the Council.

European Funded Programmes – Partner and participant details

  • Identify Data
  • Contact Data
  • Financial Data

7 years

Article 6(1) (e) processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest by the Council or in the exercise of official authority vested in the Council.

Mailing lists

  • Identity Data
  • Contact Data
  • The information provided by you may also be used for the purpose of any other public task carried out by the Council. Public tasks carried out by the council are any function which is carried out in the public’s interest, these function are carried out by the Council’s Revenues and Welfare, Planning Policy, Development control, Public Protection, Finance, Waste, Health and Safety and Economic Growth teams.

Until consent is removed/ unsubscribed

Article 6(1) (a) consent – We always ask for your consent to be added to the mailing list. You can withdraw your consent at any time by unsubscribing from emails or contacting us.

 

 

What We Do With Your Personal Data

We will use your personal data to:

  • To provide Economic Growth and Housing Development services which are public tasks carried out by the Council;
  • Contact you with regard to any matter arising from the purpose;
  • Keep you informed of news and forthcoming events occurring within the borough. (where you have indicated your agreement to this); and

 

Where you require us to make reasonable adjustments to enable us to provide these services to you, we may require further information from you. If this includes information about your physical or mental health, race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions and trade union membership, such information is Special Categories Data and will only be used by us, with your explicit consent, to assess your eligibility for reasonable adjustments and/or the service. The legal basis upon which we do this is set out in Article 9(2) (a) of GDPR (explicit consent). You can withdraw your consent at any time by contacting us. Please note that we may not be able to process your request for reasonable adjustments and/or the service requested if you do this.

Mailing List, Emails, Marketing and Promotions

When subscribing to our mailing list we only ask for your email address, your first and surname. This is used to send you our update emails, to keep you informed about news and events within the Borough. You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link at the bottom of any email. Please note that our update emails may include advertising for third parties this content is provided to us by the third party for more information click here. Your personal information is not shared with third parties for marketing purposes. 

How Long We Keep Your Personal Data

We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements. To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.

 

Details of retention periods for different aspects of your personal data are set out in the table above.

For the purposes of the mailing list we will keep your information until you unsubscribe.

Who We Share Your Data With (Third Parties)

In order to provide you with a good service we may have to share your personal data with our partner agencies providing services on behalf of Gedling Borough Council. We may also share your data with our software providers to be able to provide I.T support to our computer systems.

For the Asylum Rehoming Scheme we will share your information with other local authorities and housing providers.

We require all third parties to respect the security of your personal data and to treat it in accordance with the law. We do not allow third-party service provider to use your personal data for their own purposes and only permit them to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.

Gedling Borough Council will not sell, assign, disclose or rent your personal data to any other external organisation or individual unless required to do so by law.

Protecting Your Personal Data

We are committed to ensuring that your personal data is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place appropriate technical, physical and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect from you. We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so.

 

International Transfer of your Data

We do not transfer or process data outside the European Economic Area unless we have your specific consent or where the nature of the processing requires it (for example, because you have chosen to use an email or other communications service which routes data outside the EEA).

Your Rights

You are in complete control. You can object or withdraw your consent to the use of your personal data at any time. Though in some cases we may not be able to provide your requested service (e.g. affordable housing applications) where the information processing is an integral part of the service. We will tell you if this is likely to be the case.

Subject to some legal exceptions, you have the right to:

  • request a copy of the personal information Gedling Borough Council holds about you;
  • to have any inaccuracies corrected;
  • to have your personal data erased;
  • to place a restriction on our processing of your data;
  • to object to processing; and
  • to request your data to be ported (data portability).

To learn more about these rights please see the ICO website.

Please address any such requests to the inforequest@gedling.gov.uk

Complaints

If you are dissatisfied with the way your personal data is being used by the Council we would ask that you contact the Data Protection Officer in the first instance so that we can deal with your concerns. You have the right to complain at any time to the Information Commissioner's Office, the UK supervisory authority for data protection.

Information Commissioner's Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF

Telephone: 0303 123 1113 (local rate) or 01625 545 745
Fax: 01625 524 510