Coventry City Council complies with the Data Protection Act and the GDPR and is registered with the Information Commissioners 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.
We collect and hold personal information relating to waste collection services, including reporting of missed bins, assisted waste collection requests, bin requests, bulky waste collections and complaints.
We use this information to:
We process personal data in order to carry out duties necessary to comply with our legal obligations for the collection of household waste in accordance with the Environmental Protection Act (EPA) 1990.
We will only share data where services are operated by a third party organisation, these include:
Only information relating to the service requested will be shared with the third party organisation in order for them to carry out collections/verify eligibility.
We will only keep your information as long as required to provide a high quality service, unless we are required to keep it longer for legal reasons. All requests are made through My Account, which retains information for two years.
Information retained by the Waste Services Team will be reviewed every two years.
Reports sent to third party contractors will be kept for no longer than 12 months for the purpose of reporting, verification and complaint investigation.
You have the right to:
To exercise any of these rights please contact Waste Services ([email protected]).
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 on [email protected]
If you are not satisfied with any outcome from the DPO you may wish to apply to the Information Commissioners Office at:
The Information Commissioners Office
Date of last review: June 2018