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How long will we keep your personal information?

18 April 2019

We will only use your personal information whilst delivering the service to you and to deal with any questions or complaints that we may receive about this, unless the law requires us to keep it for a longer period. In practice, this means that your personal information may be retained for:

  • Bikeability
    We will stop using and delete your personal information after six years, however your health information will be deleted immediately after your course has been completed.
  • Bus Lane-Gate Enforcement
    We will stop using your personal information after the conclusion of your case and delete it seven years after we stop using it.
  • China and International team
    We will stop using your personal information after five years and it will be deleted immediately after we stop using it.
  • Country Parks
    We will delete your personal information two years after we stop using it.
  • County Planning
    We will stop using your personal information after 15 years as mandated in planning legislation, after review it will be securely destroyed.
  • Essex Highways
    Will stop using your personal information after seven years and it will then be deleted.
  • Essex Highways Enforcement
    Will stop using your personal information when your case or penalty is concluded and it will be deleted after seven years.
  • Essex Housing
    We will stop using and delete staff personal information seven years from termination of employment. Other personal data will be deleted after two years.
  • Haven Gateway Partnership
    We will stop using and delete your personal information after three years.
  • Health and Safety
    We will stop using your personal information when your case concludes and it will be deleted after five years.
  • Minerals and Waste
    We will stop using your personal information after 15 years as mandated in planning legislation, and it will then be deleted.
  • Place Service
    We will stop using your personal information after two years and it will then be deleted.
  • Transportation and Smart Travel Service
    We will stop using your personal information after 15 years as mandated in planning legislation, and it will then be deleted.
  • Safer Essex Roads partnership
    We will stop using your personal information after two years after you stop accessing the service and it will then be deleted.
  • South Essex Local Enterprise Partnership (SELEP)
    We will stop using personal information data after two years after you stop accessing the service and it will then be deleted. If you unsubscribe from our newsletter your information will be deleted immediately from our mailing list.
  • Sustainable Travel Plan
    We will stop using your personal information when we no longer require it to support your travel discount needs. For cycle schemes and car parking we will stop using and delete your personal information after five years.
  • Vehicle Lease Management/Car Provision Scheme
    We will stop using personal information once the lease/hire car is returned. Your personal information will be kept for taxation purposes and deleted after seven years for Lease vehicles; and deleted after one year for hire vehicles.