Kettering high street heritage action zone (HSHAZ) privacy notice

1 Council Contact Details

1.1 North Northants Council
Registered Office:
Sheerness House
41 Meadow Road
NN16 8TL

Tel: 0300 126 3000

This notice explains what personal data (information) we hold about you, how we collect it, how we use it and how we may share information that we hold about you in order to deliver our services. We are required to give you this information under data protection law. North Northamptonshire Council is committed to protecting your privacy when you use our services. The Privacy Notice below explains how we use information about you and how we protect your privacy.

North Northamptonshire Council (NNC) complies with data protection legislation (the Data Protection Act 2018 and the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR) and are registered as ‘Data Controllers’ (Reg. No. ZA928927).

2 Information that we hold

2.1 The categories of personal information we collect to assess and manage a HSHAZ grant are:

  • Property details: address; tenure
  • Applicant details: name; address; contact information such as telephone number/s, email address/es
  • Financial information: VAT registration, funding sources;
  • Agent’s, contractor’s and/or other professional advisor’s details and
  • Signature

The above information, together with other data we collect from you related to the building/project will be assessed to determine eligibility and the level of grant funding available.

3 How the information is obtained

3.1 Why we collect information about you

Historic England, through the Heritage Action Zone Scheme, are working with partners to provide grant funding which will enable the transformation of disused and dilapidated buildings into homes, shops, workplaces or community spaces. Kettering Borough Council has secured funding through the HSHAZ programme, and together with other funding streams, is now accepting applications from owners of historic buildings set within the eligible zone of the town centre. The grants will enable cultural led regeneration schemes such as the renovation of buildings and shop frontages, converting unused historic buildings, and for building repairs and improvements.

Applicants may be a business or other type of organisation, or they may be an individual or sole trader.

3.2 What is the basis for us to process your data?

The Council will process any personal data on the basis that it necessary for the performance of a contract to which both the applicant and the Council is a party. This includes the application process ie before a contract is entered into.

4 What we do with the information

4.1 How will we use the information we hold about you?

The information will only be used for the purposes stated when it was collected. Information will not be sold, rented or provided to anyone else, or used for any other purpose than that for which it was originally collected unless required to by law.

4.2 Who we will share your information with

Only relevant employees of the Council and HSHAZ Historic England representatives have access to information held in relation to HSHAZ applications. This will be restricted to staff in the Council’s Development Services Team and our Commercial & Economic Development Team and HSHAZ Historic England's project team.

We will share personal information with law enforcement or other authorities if required by applicable law. Any information sharing is undertaken in accordance with UK GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018. We have mechanisms in place to share information lawfully and securely

5 How long we keep your information for and how we securely dispose of it after use

5.1 We will only keep your information for the minimum period necessary and in line with our Corporate Retention Schedule and to allow for audit functions. Information will be securely destroyed when no longer needed.

5.2 All information will be held securely and will be securely destroyed when no longer needed.

6 How we store your information

6.1 Your information is securely stored on the council’s systems.

7 Your data protection rights

7.1 The law gives you a number of rights to control what personal information is used by us and how we can use it. Please see section 15 of the council’s Corporate Privacy Notice for further information.

7.2 Please be aware that your rights may differ depending on the lawful basis for processing your personal data.

7.3 The right to withdraw consent (if applicable). You can ask that we no longer use your details for this [processing/groups of processing]. If you wish to exercise this right, please contact the Data Protection Officer detailed in section 8.1 below.

8 Who to contact

8.1 If you would like further information about how we use your personal information, or you wish to exercise one of your data rights or you wish to complain about the use of your personal information please contact the Data Protection Officer.

8.2 If you are still dissatisfied once you have contacted the Data Protection Officer, you have the right to complain to the ICO.

The ICO’s address:
Information Commissioner’s Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane

Helpline number: 0303 123 1113

9 Changes to this privacy notice

9.1 Privacy notices are live documents, which will be updated or revised in line with legislation.

Last updated 29 April 2022