Processing personal data privacy notice

London Borough of Newham (‘the Council’ or ‘we’ or ‘us’ or ‘our’) gather and process your personal information in accordance with this privacy notice and in compliance with the relevant data protection law. This notice provides you with the necessary information regarding your rights and obligations, and explains how, why and when we collect and process your personal data.

London Borough of Newham’s registered office is at Newham Dockside, 1000 Dockside Road, London E16 2QU and acts as the Data Controller.

Our designated Data Protection Officer for the organisation is Alexandra West and we can be contacted at:

Newham Dockside
1000 Dockside Road
E16 2QU

Or via email:

We may collect and process personal data about you in order to comply with any legal or statutory obligations, or in order to enforce or apply our contracts with you or where you have consented to the processing. This includes, but is not limited to, information you or your legal representative provide:

  • ​When you/they contact us in person, on our website, over the telephone, by e-mail or by post
  • When you apply for a job vacancy with us
  • When you receive a service from us.

Preventing and detecting fraud against the Council

Newham Council carries out checks to prevent and detect fraud. If fraud is detected, you could be refused certain services, finance or employment.

We may share information provided to it with other bodies responsible for auditing or administering public funds, law enforcement agencies, or undertake local anti-fraud initiatives, in order to prevent and detect fraud or money laundering. The personal information we have collected from you will be shared with fraud prevention agencies. Further details of how your information will be used by us, fraud prevention agencies, and your data protection rights can be found on our website and Cifas.