We use personal information so that we can provide public services, carry out our statutory functions and to meet our legal obligations as a public authority or where required for employment purposes. Personal information may be collected on a paper or online form, by telephone, email, data transfer etc. by a member of our staff or one of our partners (for more details see below under Information Sharing).
We will use your details to provide you with the service which you or someone else has asked us to provide for you. We will also use your personal details to prevent and detect crime and/or when required by law and will share it with other public bodies such as HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) or the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) for those purposes.