Home Choices Privacy Notice

Please see our full Privacy Notice

Updated: 13 October 2022
Reviewed: 13 October 2022

The reasons we use your data

  • to issue crisis payments
  • to support the PREVENT strategy
  • to record religious or racial crimes
  • to carry out our safeguarding duties
  • to provide housing advice and assistance
  • to assist with Child Death Reviews
  • to assist with Serious Case Reviews
  • to undertake the councils roles and responsibilities under the governments Home For Ukraine sponsorship scheme
  • administration of First Homes

Who we can share your data with

  • government departments
  • health agencies
  • housing associations
  • internal departments
  • landlords
  • medical services
  • other local authorities
  • police

When computers make any decisions about you

Not applicable

When your data gets sent to other countries

Not applicable

How long do we keep your personal information?

We keep information for a set period of time which is often set out in law and we try to include all of these in our Retention and Disposal Schedule which lists how long we hold your information. This can range from months for some records to decades for more sensitive records.