From time-to-time Stratford upon Avon District Council obtains funding from the Government to improve the energy efficiency of homes by installing energy efficiency measures and clean heating upgrades in fuel poor homes. This funding is provided through various schemes which include the Local Authority Development Scheme (LADS) and Home Upgrade Grants (HUG).
To provide access to grant funding via these schemes it is necessary for us to collect and hold personal information about you. The following privacy notice will explain how we store and use this data in line with UK GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018.
All personal data held is processed in accordance with current data protection legislation. The data controller for the information outlined in this privacy notice is Stratford on Avon District Council.
Act on Energy are the data processors who will process your information on behalf of the council.
We collect personal data directly from you from a number of sources including but not limited to:
We may also receive your personal data from our delivery partners or Government departments.
We will collect information about you (where applicable) to:
The legal basis for processing the data is:
We may share your information with partner organisations, including:
We will not normally share your information with organisations other than our partner organisations without your consent, however, there may be certain circumstances where we would share without consent such as where we are required to do so by law, to safeguard public safety, and in risk of harm or emergency situations.
Any information which is shared will only be shared on a need to know basis, with appropriate individuals.
Only the minimum information for the purpose will be shared.
We will only keep your information for the minimum period necessary. The information outlined in this privacy notice will be kept for seven years.
All information will be held securely and destroyed under confidential conditions.
You have a number of rights under data protection law, including the right to request your information and to request that the information be amended or erased if incorrect.
To request your records, you will need to contact and provide proof of identification to the Information Governance Team, Stratford on Avon District Council, Elizabeth House, Church Street, Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 6HX or email firstname.lastname@example.org
You also have a right to make a complaint about our handling of your personal data to the Information Commissioner's Office.
It is important that we hold accurate and up to date information about you to assess your needs and deliver the appropriate services. If any of your details have changed, or change in the future, please tell us so that we can update your records.
If you have any questions or concerns about how your information is used, please contact the Private Sector Housing Team at email@example.com in the first instance.
You can also contact the Data Protection Officer at Stratford on Avon District Council, Elizabeth House, Church Street, Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 6HX or email firstname.lastname@example.org
More information about data protection and how it applies to you can be found on the Information Commissioner's Office website.