North Ayrshire Housing Register is a partnership operating the Housing Register in this area, it gathers and processes information about you so that services you request in relation to housing can be delivered effectively and efficiently. We regard your privacy as important and all employees who have access to your personal data, or are associated with the handling of that data, are obliged to comply with the Data Protection Act. The following Privacy Statement details how we will look after your information.
Each partner is responsible for managing information securely.
Privacy statements for the partners can be found in the following locations
What is personal data?
This is information about a living person that means we can work out who they are, such as:
This can include written letters, emails, photographs audio recordings and video recordings.
Some data is called special category which is more sensitive, and we must look after it more carefully. This includes details of:
Why we collect, store and use data
We need to use your personal data to get in touch with you and deliver services. We use your data to:
Requesting personal information
When we ask you for information we will:
Providing personal information
It is expected when providing personal information that you:
This will ensure that your personal information is reliable and kept up to date.
North Ayrshire Housing Register is required by law to protect the public funds it administers. It may share information provided to it with other bodies responsible for auditing or administering public funds, to assist in the prevention and detection of fraud. More information can be found on the Council National Fraud Initiative page.
The National Fraud Initiative in Scotland has their own privacy notice
Your information rights.
For independent advice about data protection, privacy and data sharing, visit the Information Commissioner's website.
Changes to this privacy notice
We will keep our privacy notice under regular review. This notice was last updated on the 15th August 2019.