Environmental Protection Privacy Notice

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Updated: 13 April 2021

The reasons we use your data

To investigate reports of Nuisance (noise, bonfire smoke etc), Drainage/Flooding, Environmental Permitting, Private Water Supplies, Contaminated Land, Air Quality and Public Health complaints.

Why we are allowed to use your data

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

  • Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act 2005
  • Environmental Protection Act 1990
  • Housing Act 1996
  • The Private Water Supplies (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2018
  • The Water Industry Act 1991
  • Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014
  • The Public Health Act 1936, Section 83 (as amended by section 35 of the Public Health Act 1961)
  • The Prevention of Damaged by Pests Act 1949, Part 1, Section 4
  • The Building Act 1984 Part 3 Section 59

Who we can share your data with

  • Internal Departments

  • Police

  • Northumbrian Water Scientific Services

  • Environment Agency

  • Contractors/Consultants

  • Other Local Authorities

  • Government Departments

When computers make any decisions about you

Not applicable

When your data gets sent to other countries

Not applicable


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