Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support

Show all parts of this guide

1. Who we are

Teignbridge District Council is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) as a ‘data controller’ under the Data Protection Act, entry Z5463710. We are a public authority and have a nominated Data Protection Officer who can be contacted on dataprotection@teignbridge.gov.uk

Revenue and Benefit Services process and store your personal information in order to administer applications and changes in circumstances for housing benefit, local council tax support and discretionary housing payments.

This notice, in conjunction with our overarching privacy policy, explains when as a service we collect personal information, what we use your data for, who has access, who we share it with and what your rights are.