Wealden District Council
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Data Protection Queries

We are often asked questions about the Processing of Personal Data in relation to Council Tax.  Below are are answers to the most frequent questions.

The identity and the contact details of the controller;

The contact details of the data protection officer;

The purposes for which the controller processes my personal data;

Information about the legal basis for the processing;

Information about the period for which the personal data will be stored or, where that is not possible, about the criteria used to determine that period;

Information about the categories of recipients of my personal data, and

Was the personal data being processed and collected without my knowledge.

The information for the above can be found within:

The legal form of the organisation holding my personal data and the sender of any bills and notices

  • District Council

My consent authorising you to hold my data

  • Under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016 (GDPR) and Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA), we can use your personal data without consent if we have a valid reason.
  • Wealden’s Council Tax department collects and uses information about you in line with its statutory duties. It has a lawful basis for collecting information about you for this purpose under Compliance with a Legal Obligation and Public Task. 
  • Further details can be found on the ICO website, link for which is as follows: Does an Organisation Need my Consent

Any lawful excuse you claim to hold my data.

  • The lawful basis is Legal Obligation and Public Task.