Coventry City Council complies with the Data Protection Act and the UK GDPR and is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) as a Data Controller.
This Privacy Notice explains how personal information is going to be used, what for, who it will be shared with and why.
This notice relates to data collected under the Green Homes Grant Local Authority Delivery scheme operated by Coventry City Council and Act On Energy, which is funded by the Green Homes Grant Local Authority Delivery Scheme (GHG LAD) run by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.
We collect and hold personal information relating to your application for energy efficiency measures under the Green Homes Grant Local Authority Delivery scheme.
We use this information to:
Delivery and administration of the Scheme may require the linking of your data to other datasets held by Coventry City Council, Act-On Energy or the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).
BEIS will be conducting an evaluation of the Scheme. This may include you being contacted to take part in further research. Where the research involves the processing of personal data in addition to that already collected for delivery of the Scheme, you will be given the opportunity to opt-in to that research at the point of contact.
We process personal data because it is necessary to comply with our legal obligations, our Lawful Basis is public task.
We will share data with:
Your personal data may also be shared with other Government departments where necessary to identify dual or fraudulent grant claims under other schemes, for evaluation, research and statistical purposes, and for future policy development.
We may share your data if we are required to do so by law, for example by court order or to prevent fraud or other crime.
Your personal data will be stored securely by Coventry City Council for a period of 5 years after the end of the scheme for audit and evaluation purposes.
You have the right to:
To exercise any of these rights please contact:
Act on Energy’s privacy notice can be found at:
You have the right to submit a complaint if you are unhappy with the way your request is handled or disagree with a decision made by the council regarding your data. In these circumstances, you can contact the Data Protection Team (DPO) and request a review of the decision. [email protected]
If you are not satisfied with any outcome from the DPO you may wish to apply to the Information Commissioner's Office at:
The Information Commissioner’s Office,
Date of last review: February 2021