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Building Regulations privacy notice

1. Name of the Data Controller

Bracknell Forest Council

Time Square, Market Street, Bracknell, RG12 1JD

2. Contact for Data Protection Officer

Data Protection Officer

Bracknell Forest Council

Email: iso@bracknell-forest.gov.uk

Phone: 01344 352000

3. Purpose and lawful bases for the personal data that you process

Your personal data will be used to process your application or the service you require for Building Regulations compliance under legal obligation stated in the Building Act 1984 and the Building Regulations 2010.

4. Basis of processing for special categories of data

Special Categories data is being processed for the purposes of preventive or occupational medicine, for the assessment of the working capacity of the employee, medical diagnosis, the provision of health or social care or treatment or the management of health or social care systems and services on the basis of Union or Member State law or pursuant to contract with a health professional and subject to the conditions and safeguards referred to in paragraph 3:

  • such as building works for the benefit of disabled applicants are exempt of application charges

5. Recipients of the personal data that you collect and process

We will need to share you personal data with third parties to deliver our services. Third parties include Statutory Undertakers (e.g. fire service, water, gas and electricity suppliers) and other Local Authority services. This is not an exhaustive list. You can ask us for more information on our third party service providers. We will not sell your personal data to any party.

6. International transfers and if applicable any safeguards in place

Your personal data may be stored securely in a cloud based system within the European Union. The council will seek to ensure that an adequate standard of security is obtained if personal data is stored on a system outside the European Union.

7. Retention periods for the data and the criteria for setting that period (for example as set in legislation)

The retention period is set in legislation or as required for the service that is being provided. Your data will not be kept for longer than is necessary.

8. Individual rights

The GDPR provides the following rights for individuals:

1. The right to be informed.

2. The right of access.

3. The right to rectification.

4. The right to erasure.

5. The right to restrict processing.

6. The right to data portability.

7. The right to object.

8. Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling.

For more details about your rights, visit the Information Commissioner's website.

9. Right to withdraw consent

If we ask you for your consent when providing our service you have the right to withdraw consent.

10. Right to complain to the ICO

If you are not satisfied with the way that Bracknell Forest Council is holding your data, you can contact the Information Commissioner:

Information Commissioner's website

Information Commissioner's Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF

Phone: 0303 123 1113 (local rate) or 01625 545 745 if you prefer to use a national rate number

Fax: 01625 524 510

You can view directions to the Information Commissioner's head office.

11. Existence of profiling and/or automated decision making

Bracknell Forest Council does not need to collate your personal data for profiling or automated decision making.