Planning policy discount market sales housing privacy notice

Who do you keep information about?

We keep information about people who apply for a property under the Discount Market Sales Housing Scheme.

Why do you keep information about me?

We keep information to enable us to assess the eligibility of individuals who apply.  We process this information as it is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority.

Who can see my information?

Access to this information is restricted to officers within the Planning Policy Team who process the applications.

How do you store the information you keep about me?

Information about you will be stored on the Council’s secure network whilst we assess you application.

Is my information transferred to a third country or international organisation?

Your information is not transferred to a third country or international organisation.

How long do you keep information about me?

The information you provide will be kept for a period of 10 working days. Once your application has been processed, this information will be destroyed securely. However, your name and the address of the plot you have purchased will be retained for the duration that you own the property.

Is my information used to make an automated decision about me and/or for profiling purposes?

Your application is not subject to automated decision making or for profiling.

How did the Council get my personal data?

In cases where your personal data was obtained from a source other than yourself or your representative, we will inform you of the origin of the information within 1 month, unless that information is being used to contact you, in which case, that information should be provided to you at the latest, upon first communication with you.

However, it is not necessary to provide that information in cases where you already possess the information, where recording or disclosure is expressly laid down in law or where provision of the information proves impossible or would involve disproportionate effort.

What sort of information do you keep?

We may use the following information about you to make sure that we provide you with the right service, advice or support.

We will only use the minimum amount of information necessary to do so and will take every reasonable step to ensure the information is accurate. 

Personal data:

  • name;
  • location data;

One or more factors specific to the:

  • physiological;
  • economic;
  • social identity of that natural person.

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