Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content

You are currently in: Corporate

Purchase to Pay

18 May 2018

What service is being provided?

Purchase to Pay - Covers all transactional activities for Essex County Council (ECC), payments to suppliers; manages the income team and provides financial assessments for social care.                                                                                                                                              

What personal data do we need from you?

Name and Contact Details

Lifestyle and Social Circumstances                                

Family Details                                  

Financial Details                             

Date of Birth                         

National Insurance Number                                                          


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


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

Service Delivery      

Service Planning/Improvement                

Prevention or Detection of Fraud/Crime                                     


If we cannot use your data it could affect your care service with ECC.                                                                                             

Our legal basis for using your personal data is under contract and under a legal obligation                                                                                            


Who else might we share your data with?


Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)


Commissioned partners

Health Agencies                                                                                                                                         

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 ECC social care services are no longer required.                                                                                             

Your data will be deleted six 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


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: