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Data Protection Register - Entry Details


Registration Number: Z8010445

Date Registered: 27 June 2003    Registration Expires: 26 June 2017

Data Controller: London Borough of Hackney

Address:
Town Hall
Mare Street
London
E8 1EA

This data controller states that it is a public authority under the
Freedom of Information Act 2000 or a Scottish public authority under the
Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002


This register entry describes, in very general terms, the personal data being processed by:

London Borough of Hackney

Nature of work - Unitary Authority


Description of Processing

The following is a very broad description of the way this organisation/data controller processes personal information. To understand how your own personal information is processed you may need to refer to any personal communications you have received, check any privacy notices the organisation has provided or contact the organisation directly to ask about your personal circumstances.


Reasons/purposes for processing information

We process personal information to enable us to provide a range of government services to local people and businesses which include:


Type/Classes of information processed

We process information relevant to the above reasons/purposes which may include:


We also process sensitive classes of information that may include:


Who information is processed about

We process personal information about:


Who information may be shared with

We sometimes need to share information with the individuals we process information about and other organisations. Where this is necessary we are required to comply with all aspects of the data protection act. What follows is a description of the types of organisations we may need to share some of the personal information we process with for one or more reasons.


Where necessary or required we share information with:


Undertaking Research

Personal information is also processed in order to undertake research. For this reason the information processed may include name, contact details, family details, lifestyle and social circumstances, financial details, good and services. The sensitive types of information may include physical or mental health details, racial or ethnic origin and religious or other beliefs. This information is about survey respondents. Where necessary or required this information may be shared with customers and clients, agents, service providers, survey and research organisations.


Transfers

It may sometimes be necessary to transfer personal information overseas. When this is needed information may be transferred to countries or territories around the world. Any transfers made will be in full compliance with all aspects of the data protection act.






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