Privacy Notice - Environmental Enforcement

Privacy Notice – Environmental Enforcement

We use the data we collect to investigate, educate, and, where deemed necessary, take legal action. This covers a range of matters including -

  • environmental
  • planning
  • highway
  • anti-social behaviour

We can be contacted by –

Environmental Enforcement Team
Streetscene Services
Hull City Council
Staveley House
Stockholm Road
Kingston upon Hull

We process data about perpetrators, witnesses, and any other related individuals associated with investigations.

The types of data we process includes information in the form of -

  • names
  • addresses
  • dates of birth
  • contact information for persons involved with investigations for example -
    • perpetrators
    • witnesses
    • internal or external partners
  • details of businesses and trading activities
  • CCTV recordings retained for the purposes of investigations
  • allegations of offences
  • information about previous cautions and convictions. This includes spent convictions

We process personal data to meet our statutory duty to -

  • reduce crime and disorder
  • protect the environment and persons who may be at risk of harm. This includes safeguarding the welfare of the public
  • inform decisions on the form of enforcement action and legal sanctions to be taken

We receive data from -

  • members of the public
  • local businesses
  • other council departments
  • external agencies and enforcement partners for example
    • Humberside Police
    • Humberside Fire and Rescue
    • Environment Agency
    • HM Customs and Excise
    • UK Border Agency
  • DVLA
  • external private housing providers and landlords
  • other local authorities
  • voluntary sector organisations

We keep data safe and confidential, but we may be required to share it where -

  • we are required by law to share it
  • any person may be at risk of harm if the information is not shared
  • it is necessary for the purposes of the prevention and detection of crime

We will not use any data provided by any person within legal proceedings without first obtaining consent from those concerned. They are those who are the source of such data and information.

We will keep data from investigations for 8 years from the date they are closed.

If you want to find out about how your personal information is processed by us or wish to complain, contact us via this address -

Hull City Council
Data Protection Officer
Room 11
The Guildhall

Find out more about how we use your personal information.

You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the regulator -

Information Commissioner's Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
SK9 5AF 

Telephone 0303 123 1113 for the local rate. Or call 01625 545 745 if you prefer to use a national rate number.