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Privacy notice: Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund Wave 2.2 (Great Yarmouth Borough Council)

Who we are: Great Yarmouth Borough Council (the Council), Town Hall, Hall Plain, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2QF, tel 01493 856100, is the data controller for the purposes of the UK General Data Protection Regulations (UK GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018.

How we use your information: This notice relates to data collected under the Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund scheme (SHDF) operated and run by the Department for Energy Security and Net Zero (DESNZ). For further information on how BEIS uses your personal data, please see the DESNZ privacy notice.

Your personal information will be used for the delivery, administration, audit and evaluation of SHDF - Wave 2.2. The lawful processing ground for this information is defined under:

  • Article 6(1)(e) of the UK GDPR - the processing is necessary for the Council to perform a task in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in us
  • Article 6(1)(a) of the UK GDPR - the processing is undertaken with your consent

Data Sharing: Your personal data will be shared with:

  • the Department for Energy Security and Net Zero
  • DESNZ appointed delivery and research partners for SHDF - Wave 2.2
  • DESNZ contractors and other government departments
  • EON as the Council's delivery partner

Your personal data is shared to support in the delivery, administration, and evaluation of the scheme, for statistical, research and fraud prevention purposes, and to inform the development of government policy.

We may share your data if we are required to do so by law, for example by court order or to prevent fraud or other crime.

Retention: We will hold your personal data is an access controller folder within our secure network and retain it for 12 years from the close of the Scheme, after which time it will be securely deleted.

Department for Energy Security and Net Zero (DESNZ) will retain your data for a maximum period of 7 years following the close of the Scheme or, if later, the completion of installations funded under the Scheme, for the delivery, administration and evaluation of the scheme, as well as for fraud prevention purposes.

Your rights: You have a number or rights available to you, including the potential right to see copies of all the data held about you, to ask for it to be corrected or deleted, to request the Council to restrict what it does with your data in certain circumstances, to object to what the Council may do with your data, and to data portability.

Please note that these rights are not absolute and there are circumstances where they do not apply or the Council may override these rights, however, if this is the case you will be informed of this.

Further information: If you want more information you may contact the Council's Data Protection Officer at or telephone the Council on 01493 846325 and ask to speak to the Data Protection Officer. If you are unhappy with the way your personal information is being handled you can contact the independent Information Commissioner at:

Last modified on 12 April 2024

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