Information we collect | Privacy Notice and General Data Protection Policy | Sevenoaks District Council

Privacy Notice and General Data Protection Policy

Information we collect

We will usually only collect the information that we needs to provide a particular service or to carry out a particular public function. Where we ask for additional information, we will make it clear to you that it is optional.

In some cases you are required by law to provide information to us. If this is the case we will make this clear to you.

We will only use your personal data when the law allows us to. Data Protection rules set out a number of legal reasons that we may use to process your information, in particular:

  • You, or your legal representative, have given consent
  • You have entered into a contract with us
  • It is required by law
  • It is necessary to protect someone’s vital interests
  • It is necessary to perform our official functions
  • It is necessary for a legitimate interest of the Council or a third party

Where we are processing sensitive personal data (special categories of personal data) then we will also use one of the following additional reasons:

  • Your explicit consent
  • It is necessary for employment, social security or social protection law
  • It is necessary to protect someone’s vital interests
  • You have already made the data public
  • It is necessary for a legal claim
  • It is necessary in the public interest under the law
  • It is necessary for occupational therapy
  • It is necessary for public health
  • It is necessary for archiving

Further information may be provided at the point we collect personal data by the Council service that you are dealing with.

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