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Private Hire and Hackney Carriage Vehicle Licensing Privacy Notice

Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council is committed to protecting your personal data and ensuring that it is processed fairly and lawfully.

The Licensing Team are responsible for the processing of applications and payments for the licences, certificates and notices provided under the following legislation. They are also responsible for ensuring holders of these authorisations remain compliant with the relevant legislation and any associated conditions:

Licensing Act 2003
Gambling Act 2005
Health Act 2008
Sunday Trading Act 1994
Immigration Act 2016
Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013
Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976
Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982
Police, Factories, & c. (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1916
House to House Collections Act 1939
Town Police Clauses Act 1847
Public Health Act 1875

To make sure that licensable activities are carried out in the public interest we must operate according to the provisions of these Acts of Parliament.

To enable us to process applications and payments and ensure continued compliance with the above authorisations, we collect, store and process personal and sensitive information about individuals and businesses.

To enable us to accept and investigate complaints or enquiries in relation to the above authorisations we will also collect, store and process personal information about individuals and businesses. This information enables us to carry out the specific functions that we are responsible for in line with the different sets of legislation. Our core obligations under the general data protection regulations (GDPR) and commitments are set out in the Council’s Primary Privacy Notice Notice