- Who is processing your data
Herefordshire Council is the data controller and Hoople are the data processor under data protection law.
- How we will use the information we hold about you
We will use the information you provide on this form to administer discretionary housing payments.
- How the law allows us to use your information
The legal basis for processing this data is Article 6(1)(e) of the GDPR as a task carried out in the public interest under the following legislation:
- Child Support, Pensions and Social Security Act 2000
- Discretionary Financial Assistance Regulations 2001
- The prevention / detection of crime, including false representation in accordance with the Fraud Act
- Council Tax Benefit Abolition (Consequential Provision) Regulations 2013 and
- Universal Credit (Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2013
If the information you provide us with contains special category data, such as health information, the additional legal basis for processing is Article 9(2)(g) of the GDPR, which also relates to our public task, and Schedule 1 part 2(6) of the Data Protection Act 2018 which relates to statutory purposes.
- Who we will share your information with
Your information will only be shared with third parties such as the police, Department for Work and Pensions and Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs for the purposes of preventing and detecting fraud, or with the Cabinet Office for auditing of council accounts.
- How long we keep your personal information
We will keep your data for six years after the year of payment.
- Your rights
Individuals have a number of rights under data protection law, including the right to request their information. You also have a right to make a complaint about our handling of your personal data to the Information Commissioner's Office.
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- Last updated date
- May 2020