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Bus Lane - Gate Enforcement

18 May 2018

What service is being provided?


Bus Lane/Gate Enforcement


What personal data do we need from you?


Name and address


Who will be using your personal data?


The Data Controller is Essex County Council


The Data Protection Officer for Essex County Council can be contacted at


The Data Processors supporting this purpose are:


Imperial Civil Enforcement Solutions (to administer the process including registered keeper checks)

Bristow & Sutor (Debt recovery agency)

SEA (CCTV cameras and automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) cameras)

Traffic Penalty Tribunal (Appeal Decisions)

Traffic Enforcement Centre, Northampton County Court (Registering non-payment of notices)


What will it be used for and what gives us the right to ask for it and use it?


Issuing penalty charge notices for infringement of bus lane/gate use

Service Delivery

Service Planning/Improvement

Preventing or detecting of fraud or crime

Research – using only anonymised data unless we specifically ask for your consent


Our legal basis for using your personal data is legal obligation


Our legal basis for using your special personal data is Traffic Management Act 2004 and Statutory Instrument 2005 No.2757 The Bus Lane Contraventions (Penalty Charges, Adjudication and Enforcement) (England) Regulations 2005.


Who else might we share your data with?


Essex Police



Will your data be stored in or accessible from countries with no UK-equivalent Privacy Law protections?




How long will your data be kept?


We will stop using your data after the conclusion of your case


Your data will be deleted 7 years after we stop using it.


Our use of your data will be subject to the following legal rights:


  • Your Right to be Informed
  • Your Right to Access your personal data
  • Your Right for us to Rectify your personal data
  • Your Right to Restrict our processing of your personal data


As you are not giving your data directly to us:


This is who is giving us your personal data:



DLVA – Registered keeper details


This is not a source of personal data open to anyone


Link to a relevant other privacy notice


Traffic Penalty Tribunal -

Traffic Enforcement Centre -


Visit the following links for more information about Privacy Law, our obligations and your Rights:


The ICO Guide to the General Data Protection Regulation 2016

The General Data Protection Regulation 2016


If you have concerns over the way we are asking for or using your personal data, please raise the matter with our Data Protection Officer by the following means:


Postal AddressData Protection Officer, Information Governance Team, Essex County Council, County Hall, Market Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM11QH
Phone Number0333 013 9824


If you still have concerns following our response you have the right to raise the matter with the Information Commissioner's Office:


Postal AddressInformation Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF
Online Form
Phone Number0303 123 1113


For our full privacy notice: