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Privacy notice for building regulations applications

Building legislation (The Building Act 1984 and The Building Regulations 2010 (as amended)) requires Herefordshire Council to make details and keep a record of applicants and proposals for the purposes of the building regulations.

Who processes my data?

The information that you provide with the building regulations application will be processed by Herefordshire Council, which is the data controller for the purposes of the Data Protection Act.

What is my data used for?

The information that you provide for a building control application including personal data, will be used to deal with your building control application.

Who sees my data?

The building regulation applications are closed applications, and no personal data is uploaded to the Herefordshire Council website.

We will keep your data for 15 years after completion of your project. Your information will not be shared further unless there are legal reasons to do so.

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.

Information you provide will only be used for the stated purpose. You can find further information about the processing of your data on the data protection page.

You can contact the council's Data Protection Officer, Carol Trachonitis on 01432 260616 or email