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Privacy Statement

Privacy Statement
South Gloucestershire Council is committed to protecting the privacy of those applying for housing and fulfilling the provisions of the Data Protection Act 2018. Any personal information you provide, or is provided with your consent by others, will be used by us and our partner landlords for the purpose of giving you the services that you have applied for. These are: to have your priority for housing assessed and to be able to bid for properties that become available.

Your information is held on a secure computer system which is accessed by staff in the Council’s HomeChoice team and relevant staff with partner landlords. You are able to see the information recorded about you, except where it is exempt under the legislation. More information is available through this link.

We would only share your information without your consent in the most exceptional circumstances, such as if there is a risk of harm, threat to life, or where we are legally obliged to do so including to prevent fraud. Further information about the way in which the council deals with fraud is available through this link.
Please check the box to:
  • Confirm that you (and any joint applicant) have read, understood and accept the terms of South Gloucestershire Council’s HomeChoice registration
  • You consent to South Gloucestershire Council or partner landlords contacting other agencies, professionals or people, including health professionals, care or support services, to obtain information to assess your application or to verify any information you have given and to consider your suitability for housing options
  • You consent to this information being shared with provider landlords and relevant partners where needed
Please note that if you do not agree with the statement above, you will not be able to proceed with your application. If you would like to discuss this in more detail, please contact us on:

Tel:      01454 868005

Once you have submitted an application, you can also contact us if you wish to request access to information held about you, or ask us to stop processing your personal data.