Local Welfare Assistance Scheme Privacy Notice

This page explains how the Local Welfare Assistance Scheme (LWAS) uses information about you when you make an application, and how we protect your privacy.

The processing of personal data is governed by the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018), collectively referred to as data protection law.

Suffolk County Council is the controller for the personal information that is being processed.

Contact details for the council’s Data Protection Officer and Compliance Manager can be found in the council’s corporate privacy notice, which is available on the council’s website.