Anti-Social Behaviour and Community Safety Privacy Notice

Under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016 (GDPR) and Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA) Bassetlaw District Council, Queen’s Building, Potter Street, Worksop, Notts, S80 2AH is a Data Controller for the information it holds about you. The Council works in collaboration with other partners to reduce crime and disorder through tackling issues such as anti-social behaviour, drug and alcohol misuse, re-offending and the fear of crime. The lawful basis of Bassetlaw District Council processing personal information with this objective is compliance with a legal obligation and in the public interest, or in the exercise of official authority vested in us.

Information we collect about you

We MAY collect the following information to meet our obligations in relation to Anti-Social Behaviour and Community Safety:

  • Name
  • Aliases
  • Address
  • Date of birth
  • Gender
  • Telephone number
  • Email address
  • CCTV footage and photographs
  • Mental and physical health
  • Family details (including children and young people’s)
  • Lifestyle and social circumstances
  • Sexual orientation
  • Criminal convictions
  • Ethnic or racial origin
  • Religious beliefs
  • Political beliefs
  • Trade union affiliation
  • Financial details
  • Genetic data
  • Biometric data
  • Details of injuries sustained
  • Treatment/medication received
  • Housing tenure and tenancy information
  • Social care support outcomes

How we collect your information

We collect the above information via the following methods:

  • Information provided by yourself
  • Information provided by witnesses/victims
  • Information provided by partner organisations
  • Through the criminal justice system

Use of your personal data

We are collecting your personal data for the following purposes:

  • To enable us to meet all legal and statutory obligations and powers including any delegated functions.
  • To carry out safeguarding procedures in order to protect vulnerable adults and children from harm or injury.
  • The prevention, detection and investigation of crime and disorder.
  • To process reports of Anti-Social Behaviour
  • To respond to civil offences
  • The instigation of legal proceedings.

We are required by the following laws to process your personal data appropriately:

  • Data Protection Act 2018
  • Anti-Social Behaviour Act 2003
  • Anti-Social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act 2014
  • Crime and Disorder Act 1998
  • Housing Act 2004
  • NHS Act 2006
  • Children Act 1989
  • Mental Capacity Act 2005

The above list is not exhaustive.

Sharing of your personal data

We MAY share your information with the following third parties for the reasons detailed above:

  • Other Council Departments such as Housing or Legal etc.
  • Nottinghamshire Police (and neighbouring forces when required)
  • Bassetlaw, Newark and Sherwood Community Safety Partnership
  • Police and Crime Commissioners Office
  • Nottinghamshire County Council
  • Central Government
  • Department of Work and Pensions
  • Trading Standards
  • Fire and Rescue Service
  • Shopwatch
  • Pubwatch
  • North Notts BID
  • Housing Landlords/Associations
  • Ministry of Justice i.e. Prisons
  • National Probation Service
  • Youth Offending Services
  • Education Bodies such as Schools
  • Social Services
  • NHS/Care Providers
  • Mental Health Services
  • Substance Misuse Agencies

We will not sell or rent your information to third parties. We will not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.

Keeping your personal data

We will keep your personal data in accordance with our retention schedule, unless you explicitly request it to be removed under GDPR/Data Protection Act 2018 information rights. This right to have your data removed is not an absolute right, for example, we will need to retain your data if this information forms part of a legal requirement, public registry or an existing contract.

We want to ensure any information we hold is accurate. You can help us by promptly informing the Community Safety Team of any changes to the information we hold about you.

View the most recent copy of the Retention Schedule. The Retention Schedule is a Live Document and as such, is updated regularly. Read our policy and guidelines that govern how we manage our Retention Schedule.

Protecting your personal data

We are strongly committed to data security and will take reasonable and appropriate steps to protect your personal information from unauthorised access, loss, misuse, alteration or corruption. We have put in place physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard the personal information that we hold.

We do not currently transfer your data to any third country or international organisation.

Research and statistics

Anonymised and pseudonymised data may be used for research and statistical purposes. Any data collected may be used for research and statistical purposes that are relevant and compatible with the purpose that the data was collected for.

Your rights

There are a number of rights that you may exercise depending on the legal basis for processing your personal data. In most cases, these rights are not absolute and there may be compelling or overriding legal reasons why we cannot meet these rights in full. This will be explained to you in more detail should you contact us for any of the reasons detailed below:

  • Request a copy of the personal information the council holds about you
  • To have any inaccuracies corrected
  • To have your personal data erased
  • To place a restriction on the council’s processing of your data
  • To object to processing and
  • To request your data to be ported (data portability)
  • To object to any automated decision-making including profiling and the right to ask for any automated decision-making to be reviewed by a human

Where the processing of your personal data is based on your consent, in most circumstances, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time and we will act on your instructions.

For more information about how the Council may use your data and to learn more about your rights please see the Council’s Privacy Statement.

If you have any concerns or questions about how your personal data is processed, please contact the Council’s Data Protection Officer at the above address or by email to

Last Updated on Wednesday, May 8, 2024