Privacy notice for Council Tax

Waverley Borough Council manages personal data in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulations 2016 and the Data Protection Act 2018 and is a public authority as defined within those regulations.

We process personal data relating to Council Tax to carry out our duties as a local authority.  This includes:

  • related processing
  • financial and criminal investigations, or
  • any administrative tasks reasonably required to carry out those functions.

Data matching

We will provide the Cabinet Office Council Tax data for data matching purposes. This data will be used to check against other systems and local authorities to prevent and detect fraud.

This is in accordance with Section 6 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014, as part of the National Fraud Initiative, or where otherwise provided for in law.

Please see our privacy notice for more information about your rights:

Find out more about the Cabinet Office's National Fraud Initiative on

Sharing personal information

To carry out the work of the Council Tax service, we will share information, including personal data, with other services in the council, in particular, our IT, legal and finance services. 

We may also share personal data externally with:

  • other partner organisations where we have to by law
  • third parties who help us deliver or improve the Council Tax service under a data processing or data sharing agreement
  • enforcement bodies carrying out their own public role as the law permits.

Page owner: Vanessa de Chazal. Last updated: 05/03/2019 09:26

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