Other organisations

We may disclose personal data to third parties, but only where it is necessary, either to comply with a legal obligation, or where permitted under the Data Protection Act, (where the disclosure is necessary for the purposes of the prevention and/or detection of crime), or where it is necessary to allow a third party working for or on behalf of the Council.

Other parties include the; Cabinet Office, The Department for Work and Pensions, other Local Authorities, HM Revenues and Customs, the Police, the Fire Services, credit reference agencies and service providers/contractors and/or partner bodies.

We will strive to ensure that any personal data in our care will be kept safe and that where your information is disclosed to a third party, we will seek to ensure that the third party has sufficient systems and procedures in place to prevent the loss of personal data.

Where we seek to disclose sensitive personal data, such as medical details, to third parties, we will do so only with your prior express consent or where we are legally required to do.

We will not use your personal data for third party marketing purposes without your prior express consent.