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Privacy, Data Protection and Fraud Prevention

This Privacy Policy has been established to give a clear explanation of our data processing practices to safeguard you and your personal information.

Links to Other Sites contains links to other sites.  Please be aware that East Herts Council is not responsible for privacy practices on other sites. This policy only applies to information collected by this website.

The Data Protection Act

Under the Data Protection Act 1998, we have a legal duty to protect information we collect from you. 

For more information on the council as a Data Controller, and how to access any information the council may hold on you, please see our Data Protection page

Information Collected (Forms and Cookies)

We have a special page on Privacy & Cookies, including how we use cookies.

Fraud Prevention

This authority is under a duty to protect the public funds it administers, and to this end may use the information you have provided on application forms for services, or registrations/licenses for the prevention and detection of fraud. It may also share this information with other bodies responsible for auditing or administering public funds for these purposes.