Stray Dog Reclaim

Stray Dog Reclaim

Data Controller and Purpose

The information you provide will be used by the London Borough of Tower Hamlets’ Animal Warden Service to process your reclaim of your dog.

We have received your name and address from your request to reclaim your dog and will use this for maintaining the Stray Dog Register. Please note that this register is available for the public to inspect.

We process your data in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 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 process your personal data (name, address) under the GDPR for compliance with a legal obligation under the Environmental Protection (Stray Dogs) Regulations 1992.

A delay in you providing the information requested may result in a delay in providing appropriate services.

How long do we keep your information?

We will only hold your information for as long as is required by law and to provide you with the necessary services. This is likely to be for 6 years after the case is closed. For further details, you can view our retention schedule.

Your Rights

You can find out more about your rights on our data protection page  and this includes details of your rights about automated decisions, such as the ranking of Housing Applications, and how to complain to the Information Commissioner.