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Lawfulness of processing

Processing of personal data shall be undertaken ‘lawfully’.

To show the processing is being undertaking lawfully one of the following conditions should apply (unless an exemption applies):

  • You have given consent to the processing of your personal data for one or more specific purposes
  • Processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are a party, or in order to take steps at your request prior to entering into a contract
  • Processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the council is subject
  • Processing is necessary to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person
  • Processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the council and
  • Processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests. Public authorities, such as the council can only rely on legitimate interests if they are processing for a legitimate reason other than performing their tasks as a public authority
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