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How the law allows us to use your personal information

There are a number of legal, legitimate or lawful reasons why we need to collect and use your personal information.

Each Privacy Notice from the Privacy statement page explains for each service which legal reason is being used. Generally we collect and use personal information in circumstances where:

  • you have entered into a contract with us
  • it is necessary to perform our statutory duties
  • it is necessary to protect someone in an emergency
  • it is required by law
  • it is necessary for employment purposes
  • it is necessary to deliver health or social care services
  • you have made your information publicly available
  • it is necessary for legal cases
  • it is to the benefit of society as a whole
  • it is necessary to protect public health
  • it is necessary for archiving, research, or statistical purposes
  • you, or your legal representative, have given consent

If we have consent to use your personal information, you have the right to remove it at any time.

If you want to remove your consent, contact informationgovernance@southnorthants.gov.uk and tell us which service you are using so we can deal with your request.