Privacy notice – Information Governance
What we do
Information Governance provide advice and support to Lewisham Council employees. They also investigate security incidents within Lewisham Council and data protection complaints made by the general public.
What information we collect
Personal data we may collect includes your:
- contact details
- family details
- employment and education details
- student and pupil records
- case file information
- goods and services
- business activities
Sensitive personal data we may collect includes your:
- physical or mental health details
- offences, including alleged offences
- criminal proceedings, outcomes and sentences
- trade union membership
Agencies we might share the information with
- Other local authorities
- Contracted suppliers
- Regulatory bodies
Why we process your information
The information will be used to deliver advice and support to the authority and to investigate data protection complaints for the general public and may also be used for service planning and improvement and the prevention and detection of crime and fraud.
If we cannot use your data we could not provide a service.
Our legal basis for using your personal data is necessary for a task in the public interest and under a legal obligation.
Our legal basis for using your sensitive personal data is under a substantial public interest and the establishment or defence of legal claims.