Privacy notices - Council Tax
DescriptionWe are legally obliged under the Local Government Finance Act 1992 to collect and administer Council Tax. The administration relates to statutory instruments, and regulations: valuation, transitional reduction, water supply, administration & enforcement and appeals regulations, liability instruments and rating and valuation. The Council is also required to administer Council Tax Reduction and Second Adult Rebate.We are required to process personal data about the residents of all properties within the Council area.
Special categories of data may be processed to enable us to apply exemptions and other reductions based on that information.
If you don't give us your information
You are obliged to provide personal data to us and to keep us informed of any changes in your circumstances. Failure to do this could end any Council Tax reductions you have received and may result in prosecution.
Conditions for processing personal information
Legal obligation. We are legally obliged to process this data. (A6(1)(c) of GDPR)
Special categories of data in relation to Council reductions are processed under Employment, social security and social protection law (A9(2)(b) of GDPR).
- View personal data
- Change personal data
- Restrict processing of personal data
Who we share your information with
Data is shared with The Highland & Western Isles Valuation Joint Board, Scottish Water, HM Revenue & Customs, Other council services, and other local authorities.
How long we hold your information
The current year plus 6
Automated processingYour personal information is not subject to automated decision making or profiling.