Flintshire County Council will use the information you give in this form, and any supporting evidence you send, to process your claim for Discretionary Housing Payments. This is required under Discretionary Financial Assistance regulations.
This information will be held securely on our system.
Flintshire County Council may pass the information to other agencies or organisations such as the Department for Work and Pensions (D.W.P) and the HM Revenue & Customs (H.M.R.C), as allowed by the law.
Flintshire County Council may check information you have provided, or information about you that someone else has provided, with other information we hold. We may also get information about you from certain third parties, such as Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) to:
- make sure the information is accurate
- prevent or detect crime
- protect public funds
Information received from HMRC and/or DWP that indicate a change of circumstances may result in your benefits being adjusted automatically by our system.
Flintshire County Council will not give information about you to anyone else, or use information about you for other purposes, unless the law allows this.
If you feel that Flintshire County Council have mishandled your personal data at any time you can make a complaint to the Information Commissioners Office by visiting their website or by calling their helpline on 0303 123 1113.