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Planning Policy privacy notice

Data we collect

The information we collect varies according to the purpose but would comprise some or all of the following:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Contact details
  • Land ownership

Why we collect and use this information

  • Statutory requirements e.g. reporting to Government, public registers
  • Service delivery e.g. delivery of Local Plans
  • Making planning policies
  • Working with neighbourhoods on their plans
  • Working with neighbouring authorities on strategic policies
  • Service improvement and planning
  • Research including consultations
  • Communications
  • Monitoring development

Why we are allowed to use your data

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

  • Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004
  • Neighbourhood Planning Act 2017
  • The Town & Country Planning Act 1990
  • The Planning Act 2008
  • The Housing & Planning Act 2016
  • The Planning (Listed Buildings & Conservation Areas) Act 1990
  • The Taking Control of Goods (Fees) Regulation 2014
  • The Localism Act 2011
  • The Highways Act 1980
  • The Traffic Management Act 2004
  • The Road Traffic Regulations Act 1984
  • The Local Transport Act 2008
  • The Environment Act 1995
  • The Environmental Protection Act 1990
  • The Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981
  • The Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 Consent – consultations

Who we can share your data with

When comments are received for public consultation events we may:

  • publish your name, organisation and comments
  • provide your name, organisation and comments to an independent planning inspector/examiner.

We may share statistical information but not any personal data with the following:

  • Judicial agencies e.g. Courts
  • Police
  • Government departments
  • Education providers
  • Other Local Authorities
  • Resilience Forum
  • Fire and Rescue Services
  • Elected Members
  • The General Public (via public registers)
  • Contractors / partners providing services on our behalf
  • Funding Bodies
  • The Environment Agency
  • LEPs

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 Planning Policy

We will only contact you regarding this feedback.
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