Hackney and Private Hire Licensing Service privacy notice

Who To Contact

Dan Howarth
Data Protection Officer
Knowsley Council
Westmorland Road
Huyton
L36 9GL

Email: data.protection.officer@knowsley.gov.uk

Who will own my data once I submit it?

Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council

Why do you need my information?

We need your information to consider the issue of hackney and private hire licences in accordance with the relevant legislation.

What allows you to use my information?

  • Part II of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act of 1976 (as amended)
  • The Town Police Clauses Acts 1847-1889 (as amended)
  • The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (as amended)
  • Other legislation which amended the above 3 main Acts of Parliament (such as the Equality Act 2010 and subsequent legislation)

Who will my information be shared with?

  • Disclosure and Barring Service (this organisation requires you to be aware of its own Privacy Policy which can be found within the Government's online publication DBS Privacy Policies
  • Immigration Border Agency (Right to reside and work in the UK)
  • Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) (Right to drive and motoring convictions)
  • Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC), Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) (Financial Matters required under statutory powers)
  • UK Police forces (under Data Protection Detection of Crime powers)
  • Licensing Services of other Local Authorities including the NAFN Register (Revoked and Refused Driver applicants/ licensees)
  • Private Hire Operators and Hackney Radio Nets (Licence status)
  • Potential litigants/Legal Services (under Data Protection provisions)
  • Other Government Agencies (with statutory right of access)
  • Members of the Public (if contained within a published statutory register)

Do I have to provide this information and what will happen if I don't?

If you do not provide the information requested we cannot deal with your enquiry and if you are applying for a licence we may not be legally able to grant a licence.

How long will you keep this data and why?

We only hold information as long as it is needed or required by law and then dispose of it securely.

How will my information be stored?

Your information will be securely stored in line with our information security guidelines

What rights do I have when it comes to my data?

You have the right under the Data Protection Act 1998 (General Data Protection Regulation) to request a copy of your information and to know what it is used for and how it has been shared. This is called the right of subject access.

Under the General Data Protection Regulation you will have individual rights. For further information, please read the ICO's Guide to the GDPR's Individual Rights.

Please note, these rights can only be used from the 25th May 2018 onwards.

To request a copy of your data or ask questions about how it is used, please download a copy of our form from our Privacy Policy page and send to:

Dan Howarth
Data Protection Officer
Knowsley Council
Westmorland Road
Huyton
L36 9GL
Or email: data.protection.officer@knowsley.gov.uk

Who can I complain to if I am unhappy about how my data is used

You can complain directly to the Council’s Data Protection Team by writing to:
Dan Howarth
Data Protection Officer
Knowsley Council
Westmorland Road
Huyton
L36 9GL

Or email: data.protection.officer@knowsley.gov.uk

You also have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office using the following details:

The Information Commissioner's Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF
Telephone: 08456 30 60 60 or 01625 54 57 45

Website: www.ico.org.uk

Will this information be used to take automated decisions about me?

No.

Will my data be transferred abroad and why?

No.