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Land Charges privacy notice

Data we collect

  • Company name and address
  • Email address
  • Telephone number
  • An individual contact within your organisation.

The reasons we use your data

The reason we record this information is in order to complete and return to the appropriate person searches submitted to the Local Land Charges Department. The information is stored on the Land Charges process system and held indefinitely, as required by our Legal Team.

  • Service delivery - Delivery of a Local Authority Search
  • Financial transactions
  • Communications - contact you by post, email or telephone

Why we are allowed to use your data

Legal obligation or public task under various UK laws including but not limited to:

  • Delivery of Statutory and public service

Who we can share your data with

To ensure that Land Charges provides you with an efficient and effective service we will sometimes need to share your information between teams within the council as well as with our partner organisations.

We may disclose your information to others, but only where this is necessary, either to comply with our legal obligations or as permitted by Data Protection legislation.

This includes for the purpose of the prevention and/or detection of crime, or where it is necessary to allow a third party working for or acting on behalf of the Council, to provide a service.

We will never share your information for marketing purposes.

When computers make any decisions about you

Not applicable

When your data gets sent to other countries

Not applicable

Further information

For enquiries about this privacy notice and for deletion of data held under consent please email Land Charges team.

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