Privacy notice : Taxi Licensing : Appeals panel

Who we are

Democratic Services
Town Hall St Ives Road
Maidenhead SL6 1RF

Lawful basis for processing information

  • Local Government Act 1972
  • Local Government Act 2000
  • Localism Act 2011
  • Local Government and Housing Act 1989
  • Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007
  • Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009
  • The Openness of Local Government Bodies Regulations 2014
  • The Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Meetings and Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2012
  • Coronavirus Act 2020

General Data Protection Regulation Article 6(1)(e) – processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller.

How we collect information

Personal data is supplied by the Licensing Team to Democratic Services, upon the receipt of confirmation from an appellant (driver) wishing to appeal a decision made by officers.

What information is collected

This includes the appellant’s name, address, contact details and criminal convictions.

How we use the information provided

The information provided is used to facilitate appeal hearings decided by councillors. 

Who has access to the information about you

The information is held by the clerk to the Appeal Panel, the Licensing team and Democratic Services.

Who we may share your information with

The information is shared with the Licensing department, councillors who will hear your appeal, the appeal clerk and legal adviser to the panel. Agenda paperwork is held on the council’s committee management system, externally hosted by Modern.Gov.

Participants in a virtual meeting will either join via video link or audio (telephone) dependent on how they choose to access the meeting. The meeting is not recorded on MS Teams.

How long we store your information

Personal information provided as part of the taxi appeal process is retained permanently as a historical record.

Does your service utilise automated decision making? - No