We have a duty to protect the public funds we administer.
The Council may share your personal data, provided for Council Tax purposes, internally to provide statutory services or other functions the Council is empowered to exercise.
We may pass the information to other agencies or organisations such as the Department for Work and Pensions or HM Revenues and Customs, as allowed by law. We may check information you have provided, or information about you that someone else has provided, with other information held by us.
We may also get information about you from certain third parties, or give information to:
- prevent or detect crime
- prevent or detect fraud
- protect public funds
- make sure the information is correct
These third parties include government departments, local authorities and private sector companies, including companies that assist us in fraud detection and prevention, such as Credit Reference Agencies. We will not give information about you to anyone else, or use information about you for other purposes, unless the law allows us to.
Any use of personal data will be in full accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.