Street Lighting 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 Lighting. Our Data Protection Officer can be contacted by:

  • Telephone on 01362 656870
  • Email:
  • Writing to us at Legal Services, Breckland District Council, Elizabeth House, Walpole Loke, Dereham, Norfolk, NR19 1EE

Why we need your personal data

Your information will be used to protect Breckland District Council owned assets. The legal basis for processing your data is Article 6.1(e) of the General Data Protection Regulations. This states that processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller.

How your data is used

The council will use you data to process complaints and enquiries to protect the council's street lighting.

The council has a duty to protect the public funds it administers and may use information held about you for all lawful purposes, including, but not limited to,

  • To continue to deliver services
  • protecting public funds in investigating misuse of public money

The council is required by law to participate in National Fraud Initiative (NFI) data matching exercises.

We may also share this information with other bodies responsible for detecting and preventing fraud or auditing and administering public funds as required by law.

We may check information you have provided or information about you that someone else has provided, with other information we hold. Sources of information include councils.

We may also get information about you from certain third parties, or give them information to ensure the information is accurate and to prevent/detect crime and protect public funds. This includes Credit Reference Agencies, Police, Electoral Registration, HMRC and Land Registry.

We will not disclose your personal information to third parties for marketing or sales purposes or for any commercial use, and we will not use your personal data in a way which may cause you harm.

How long the information is kept for?

Facilities Management will hold your data with regard to Streetlight enquiries for a period of one year.

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 orread more about your rights online.

For more information, please read our fullPrivacy Policy.

Last updated: 30/03/2022 12:23:33