Licensing Privacy Notice

Please see our full Privacy Notice

Updated: 18 November 2022

Reviewed: 6 January 2023

The reasons we use your data

  • to process licence applications
  • to check you are suitable to hold a licence
  • to process registrations
  • to collect and detain stray dogs
  • to contact family of a deceased person
  • to process purchase of plot and memorial requests at Market Rasen and Springthorpe cemeteries
  • to upload data into systems we are legally required to

Why we are allowed to use your data

Public tasks or legal obligations under various UK laws including but not limited to:

  • Licensing Act 2003
  • Gambling Act 2005
  • Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976
  • Town and Police Clauses Act 1847 and 1889
  • Animal Welfare Act 2018
  • Environmental Protection Act 1990
  • Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act 2005
  • Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013
  • Caravan Sites and Control of Development Act 1960
  • Hypnotism Act 1952
  • The Environmental Protection (Stray Dogs) Regulations 1992
  • The Microchipping of Dogs (England) Regulations 2015
  • Public Health Act 1875
  • Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984
  • Local Authorities Cemeteries Order 1977

We process certain sensitive personal information relating to the sharing of data for Hackney Carriage and Private Hire driver applications under Art 9(2)(g) (Substantial Public Interest)

Who we can share your data with

  • involved individuals
  • internal departments
  • responsible authorities
  • court
  • other local authorities legally requesting information under GDPR
  • rescue kennels
  • other organisations we are legally required to

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.

When computers make any decisions about you

Not applicable

When your data gets sent to other countries

Not applicable

Please see our full Privacy Notice

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