Parks and Open Spaces and Environmental Services privacy notice

How Parks and Open Spaces and Environmental Services use and share your data.

Using your data

Reasons for using your data:

  • Statutory requirements e.g. reporting to Government, waste management, burials
  • Service delivery
  • Service improvement and planning
  • Regulatory, licensing and enforcement functions
  • Prevention and detection of crime
  • Financial transactions
  • Research including consultations
  • Operation of retail markets
  • Equality monitoring                                                                                                        

Why we are allowed to use your data

Legal obligation or public task under various UK laws including but not limited to:

  • The Anti-social Behaviour Act 2004
  • Public Spaces Protection Order
  • The Crime & Anti-social Behaviour Act
  • Consumer Contracts Regulations
  • The Environmental Protection Act 1990
  • The Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982
  • The Cremation Act 1902
  • Cremation (England & Wales) Regulations 2008
  • Local Authorities' Cemeteries Order 1977
  • Local Authorities (Amendment) Order 1986
  • The Licensing Act 2003
  • The Gambling Act 2005
  • The Food Safety Act 1990
  • The Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013
  • The Town Police Clauses Act 1847
  • The Localism Act 2011
  • The Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 and 1982
  • The Highways Act 1980
  • The Public Libraries and Museums Act 1964
  • The Refuse Disposal (Amenity) Act 1978
  • The Removal and Disposal of Vehicles Regulations 1986
  • Freedom of information Act 2000
  • Environmental Regulation 2004
  • Data Protection Act 2018
  • General Data Protection Regulation 2018
  • Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000
  • The Equality Act 2010 Consent – consultations Contract – bulk waste collections, traded services
  • The Flood and Water Management Act 2010

Obtaining and sharing your data with others

We can share your data with:

  • National Regulators e.g. Information Commissioner’s Office, Ombudsman, Investigatory Powers Commissioner
  • Judicial agencies e.g. Courts
  • Police
  • Youth Offending Services
  • Voluntary Agency Partners
  • Government Departments
  • National Regulators and Agencies
  • Other Local Authorities
  • Fire & Rescue Services
  • Third Party Contractors e.g. Veolia Environmental Service (Uk) Ltd waste management transport providers and contractors providing IT services
  • Elected Members & MPs (as your representative)
  • Funding bodies
  • Land Registry
  • Other departments within the Council

Using your data to make automated decisions

We do not use your data to make automated decisions.

Data sent to countries outside of the EEA

Generally, the Council will not process your personal data outside of the UK or the EEA. In exceptions where we do, we will ensure equivalent data protection controls are in place.

Further information

To see what data is collected and how to exercise your rights to your data, please read our corporate privacy notice.