Street Naming & Numbering Privacy Notice

What this Privacy Notice covers

Your privacy is very important to Breckland District Council.

Breckland District Council is the Data Controller responsible for the personal information you may provide in relation to Street Naming & Numbering.  Our Data Protection Officer can be contacted by phone on 01362 656870, via email: or by writing to us at Legal Services, Breckland District Council, Elizabeth House, Walpole Loke, Dereham, Norfolk, NR19 1EE.

Your data will be processed by our Partners, Capita PLC of [Registered Office] 30 Berners Street, London, W1T 3LR Registered in England

Your data  may also be processed by Public Sector Partnership Services Ltd (PSPS), formerly known as Compass Point Business Services, a company owned by East Lindsey and South Holland District Councils. 

PSPS's Data Protection Officer can be contacted via email:, by phone on 01507 613303, or in writing to Data Protection Officer, Public Sector Partnership Services Ltd, Tedder Hall, Manby Park, Louth, Lincolnshire LN11 8UP

Why we need your personal data/what do we collect?

The types of personal information we collect may include:

  • Basic personal information including name, address and contact details;
  • Any other information you provide to us during the application process.

Your information will be used to enable the processing of applications to create or amend official addressing information, and to fulfil our legal obligations around our Statutory Duty and Statutory Power

The legal basis for processing your data are Article 6(1)(c) and 6(1)(e) of the General Data Protection Regulations - in that the Council has both a statutory duty and statutory power under the Data Co-operation Agreement (DCA) to have, maintain, continually improve and actively promote the use of its Local Land and Property Gazetteer (LLPG) which must be THE definitive master address list of all land and property within the Authority area; The Town Improvement Clauses Act 1847 (Sections 64 & 65) and Public Health Act 1925 (Sections 17 to 19 inclusive) place a statutory duty on the Council to supply and maintain correct addressing for every property within the Authority area. This includes re-naming and re-numbering of properties and streets.

How your data is used

The data collected will facilitate us processing your application for Street Naming and Numbering/Re-Naming and allow us to make a judgement/decision based on evidence and policy guidelines

Who will we share your information with?

We will share your address only with:

  • The Post Office
  • Emergency Services
  • Local Land Searches Team
  • Utility Companies

Application details may be shared with other Council departments to assist them in their statutory duties.  These may include:

  • Local Land Charges
  • Building Control
  • Council Tax
  • Electoral Registration

How long the information is kept for

Information will only be kept in line with Breckland Council's Retention Policy which reflects current legislation, best practice and business need

Your rights

You have the right to access your data and correct any inaccuracies.  For further details of your rights please contact the Data Protection Officer or go to ourwebsite for a more detailed explanation 

Please see our website for our full Privacy Policy.

Last updated: 10/09/2020 11:35:20