Revenues Privacy Notice
What we do with the information you give us when you use our Council Tax or Business Rates team at Mendip District Council.
You have specific rights in relation to the data that you provide to the Council. To find out more, including how to make a request, please see our Information Rights page.
|Services covered by this privacy notice||5 Councils Partnership - Revenues|
|Purpose of the Processing||The personal data you provide is processed to enable the billing, collection and recovery of Council Tax and Business Rates. This includes managing customer contact and to facilitate debt recovery and prosecutions for non-payment. Mobile phone numbers may be processed to send payment reminders by text message.|
|Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data||Legal Obligation|
|Categories of Personal Data being Processed|
|Special Categories of Personal Data being Processed (if appropriate)||Health (mental or physical)|
|Legal Basis for Processing Special Categories of Personal Data||Substantial Public Interest|
|Who the data might be shared with|
From February 2021 Mendip District Council will be sharing Council Tax data with the Office for National Statistics (ONS) using their powers under S45(c) of the Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007. The ONS is processing the data for statistical and research purposes and to assist with the Census process. This data sharing is undertaken under a Legal Notice and as a result the processing is happening under the GDPR Article 6 lawful basis 'Legal Obligation'. Data is also shared for the prevention and detection of crime, including fraud via the National Fraud Initiative.
|How Long Will the Data be Kept For||6 years from year of collection|
6 months for single person review