Invoices Raised by the Council
What this Privacy Notice covers
Your privacy is very important to Breckland District Council.
Breckland District Council is the Data Controller responsible for the personal information you may provide in relation to all records relating to invoices raised by the Council. Our Data Protection Officer, Mark Stinson, can be contacted by phone on 01362 656870, via email: firstname.lastname@example.org or by writing to us at Legal Services, Breckland District Council, Elizabeth House, Walpole Loke, Dereham, Norfolk, NR19 1EE.
Your data may be processed by Public Sector Partnership Services Ltd (PSPS), formerly known as Compass Point Business Services a company owned by East Lindsey and South Holland District Councils. PSPS's Data Protection Officer can be contacted via email: Data.Protection@pspsl.co.uk, by phone on 01507 613303, or in writing to Data Protection Officer, Public Sector Partnership Services Ltd, Tedder Hall, Manby Park, Louth, Lincolnshire LN11 8UP.
Why we need your personal data
Your information will be used to raise invoices for any goods or services or statutory charges provided by the Council and to recover amounts owed to the Council. The legal basis for processing your data is Article 6.1(b) of the General Data Protection Regulations in that it is necessary for the performance of a contract.
How your data is used
Your data will be used to raise invoices and collect outstanding debts. The council has a duty to protect the public funds it administers and may use information held about you for all lawful purposes, including, but not limited to,
- prevention and detection of fraud,
- matching data with electoral registration records and
- protecting public funds in investigating misuse of public money
The council is required by law to participate in National Fraud Initiative (NFI) data matching exercises. Information may be provided to the Cabinet Office for NFI purposes and will be used for cross-system and cross-authority comparison for the prevention and detection of fraud.
We may also share this information with other bodies responsible for detecting and preventing fraud or auditing and administering public funds as required by law.
We may pass your information to other agencies or organisations such as HM Revenues and Customs, and debt enforcement agencies, as allowed by law.
We may check information you have provided or information about you that someone else has provided, with other information we hold. Sources of information include other Council departments and other Councils.
We may also get information about you from certain third parties, or give them information to ensure the information is accurate and to prevent/detect crime and protect public funds. This includes Credit Reference Agencies, Police, Electoral Registration, HMRC and Land Registry.
We will not disclose your personal information to third parties for marketing or sales purposes or for any commercial use, and we will not use your personal data in a way which may cause you harm.
How long the information is kept for
We will keep your details for six years plus the current year as per The Local Government Finance Act 1988, 1992 and the standard retention period for HMRC.
When destroyed, all data will be securely destroyed.
You have the right to access your data and correct any inaccuracies. For further details of your rights please contact the Data Protection Officer or go to ourwebsite for a more detailed explanation.
Last updated: 09/04/2020 14:53:15