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Purpose of processing | Privacy statement | Birmingham City Council

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Purpose of processing

We collect, hold and use personal data received by you to enable us to provide services to you. These services include, but not limited to child and adult care, safeguarding, social services, schools, planning, claims, trading standards, youth offending, council tax, waste management, libraries and leisure services. The amount and type of information we hold on you depends on the services we are providing to you.

If you use different council services then we will provide you separate privacy notices for each of those services, detailing how we use your personal data to provide that service in line with the data protection principles below. We will not ask you for any information which is not necessary for the particular service we are providing to you.

You will be able to view the privacy notice for each service area on our website. You can also request a hard copy using the contact details above.