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Data Protection Act 1998

The information you provide on this form will only be processed for the purpose for which it has been given and will not be used for additional purposes without your consent.

Personal data is information that can be used to identify a living individual. That information can be in a variety of formats. For example, electronic on a computer, paper in a filing system or in more unusual formats such as CCTV footage.

We need to collect personal data to fulfil our functions in relation to the provision of our services

There are six governing principles that must be followed in relation to the processing of data about individuals: Data must be processed lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner Data must be collected and processed for only specific, explicit and legitimate purposes. In other words, we must not collect data for one reason and then use it for something else Data we hold must be adequate and relevant for its purpose or purposes but not excessive. Data must be accurate, kept up-to-date and where necessary, erased or rectified in respect of inaccuracies We must not keep data for longer than necessary Data must be kept in a manner that ensures appropriate security, including against unauthorised or unlawful access/processing and against accidental loss, destruction or damage

The personal information you have supplied may be used for the consideration of a Licence/Permit application. You should note that your information may also be shared with the Police and other public bodies for the prevention or detection of crime.