Data controller and purpose

This privacy notice applies to you (“the service user”) and the London Borough of Tower Hamlets (“the council”).  The council takes the privacy of your information very seriously. This privacy notice applies to the council’s use of any and all of the data provided by you or collected by the council in relation to your use of this service.  It is important that you understand that sometimes we will need to share your data with other agencies where necessary or appropriate and by engaging with our service you understand that that your data may be shared.

The information you provide will be used by the London Borough of Tower Hamlets’ VAWG, Domestic Abuse and Hate Crime Team, to enable us to support and signpost effectively.

We process your data in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act (DPA) 2018 and if you have any concerns the council’s Data Protection Officer can be contacted on

Condition for processing personal data

It is necessary for us to lawfully process your personal data which includes your full name and signature, under GDPR Article 6(1)(a) consent.

How long do we keep your information?

We will only hold your name on our website until you request to be removed.

We may also anonymise some personal data you provide to us to ensure that you cannot be identified and use this for statistical analysis of data to allow the council to effectively target and plan the provision of services.

Your Rights

You can find out more about your rights on our data protection and this includes details of your rights, and how to complain to the Information Commissioner.

If you are dissatisfied with our handling of your data or how we have dealt with your data subject rights, you can complain to our data protection officer, at and also to the Information Commissioner's office at