The information we collect about you will be used for the purpose(s) of assessing your need for housing and providing you with housing that meets your needs. The information we collect may be used to inform your placement on the following register(s):

 

  • Common Housing Register
  • Affordable Housing Register
  • Accessible Housing Register
  • Older Persons’ Housing Register
  • Housing Options
  • To assess the need for Traveller accommodation within the County

Information may also be used to assist you if you have an enquiry regarding homelessness.

The lawful basis for the processing of your information is for the performance of a task in the public interest or for official functions or to comply with the law, including the legislation listed below:

 Housing (Wales) Act 2014

If you do not give us the information we need when we ask for it, this may result in our being unable to provide our services to you, and a failure to deal with your application in its entirety which could lead to an unsuccessful outcome.

We collect the following types of personal data about you to deliver this service…

We may collect the following types of personal data about you to deliver this service, depending on your circumstances:

Name;

Address;

Date of birth;

National Insurance Number

Gender;

Unique reference number;

Telephone number;

Email address;

Bank/payment details;

Your family composition;

Your social circumstances;

Your financial circumstances;

Employment and education details;

Your housing needs;

Images/photographs;

Information about your health;

Your racial or ethnic origin;

Religious or philosophical beliefs;

Political Opinions

Information about your sex life or sexual orientation;

Genetic data;

Biometric data;

Criminal convictions and offences; etc.

To provide this service, we collect information directly from you but also receive information from the following sources:

Internal

Social Care

Youth Offending Service

Finance (e.g. Housing Benefit/ Council Tax)

Education

Private Sector Housing (e.g. Grants/ Repairs)

Housing Strategy Team

External

Any relevant public body or Registered Social Landlord

Police

Probation

Primary Care

Secondary Care

Alternative Health Care

The Wallich

Care Society

Red Cross

Any Third Sector Organisation that has contact with a mutual individual

Women’s Aid

Private Landlords

Estate Agents

Cardiff County Council as designated Licensing Authority for Rent Smart Wales

 

The following types of personal data may be obtained, depending on your circumstances:

 

Name;

Address;

Date of birth;

National Insurance Number

Gender;

Unique reference number;

Telephone number;

Email address;

Bank/payment details;

Your family composition;

Your social circumstances;

Your financial circumstances;

Employment and education details;

Your housing needs;

Images/photographs;

Information about your health;

Your racial or ethnic origin;

Political Opinions

Religious or philosophical beliefs;

Information about your sex life or sexual orientation;

Genetic data;

Biometric data;

Criminal convictions and offences; etc.

Your information will not be transferred outside the United Kingdom.

We may share your information with the following recipients depending on your circumstances:

 

Internal

 

Social Care

Youth Offending Service

Finance (e.g. Housing Benefit/ Council Tax)

Education

Private Sector Housing (e.g. Grants/ Repairs)

Housing Strategy Team

 

External

 

Any relevant public body or Registered Social Landlord

Police

Probation

Primary Care

Secondary Care

Alternative Health Care

The Wallich

Care Society

Red Cross

Any Third Sector Organisation that has contact with a mutual individual

Women’s Aid

Private Landlords

Estate Agents

Anonymised data to developers

Information will be processed under the provisions of the WASPI Agreement for Common Housing Register.

There are also other specific situations where we may be required to disclose information about you, such as:
• Where the Council is required to provide the information by law
• Where disclosing the information is required to prevent or detect a crime
• Where disclosure is in the vital interests of the person concerned