Business licence privacy notice

You are providing your information to Brent Council, contact details business.licence@brent.gov.uk. The Council’s Data Protection Officer can be contacted via dpo@brent.gov.uk, or 020 8937 1402.

How we use your information

Your information is collected for the purpose of processing your licence application as required to fulfil the council’s duties under the following legislation, statutory or contractual requirement or obligation.

Legislation Context

  • Licensing Act 2003 for the processing of licensing applications and the prevention of fraud
  • London Local Authorities Act 1990 for the processing of licensing applications and the prevention of fraud
  • Scrap Metal Act 2013 for the processing of licensing applications and the prevention of fraud

Who we share your information with

The information may be shared with the Metropolitan Police, London Fire Brigade and teams within Brent Council, as statutory consultees, the Home Office to ascertain the right to work and HM Revenue and Customs, at their request, to identify potential fraud.

How long do we keep your information?

The information shall be retained until the licence is surrendered and shall be processed in adherence to your legal rights, including but not limited to the right to withdraw consent, right to copies of your information and right to be forgotten. 

Concerns about data protection

If you have a concern about the way we are collecting or using your personal data, we would appreciate the chance to deal with your concerns before making a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office by visiting https://ico.org.uk/concerns/. You have the right to make a complaint at any time to the Information Commissioner.

You can raise your concern by emailing the Data Protection Officer at dpo@brent.gov.uk, or in writing to the Data Protection Officer, Brent Council, Civic Centre, Engineers Way HA9 0FJ.

Further information can be found at www.brent.gov.uk/privacy