Homes for Ukraine sponsorship scheme privacy notice

This privacy notices identifies the information governance conditions under which Liverpool City Council and authorised third parties will process data in order to deliver the Homes for Ukraine sponsorship scheme.

What is the legal basis for collecting and processing this data?

The information to be processed has been defined as personal/special category data as such will be lawfully processed under:

  • GDPR Article 6(1)(e) – the 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
  • The Protection Act 2018, Part 2, Chapter 2, section 8 (d) – the exercise of a function of the Crown, a Minister of the Crown or a government department
  • Section 20 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999

Specific council service areas also function under additional lawful processing conditions. View our service level privacy notices.

How will my information be stored and shared?

All data necessary to provide the Homes for Ukraine sponsorship scheme will be kept in a secure location and only accessed by those individuals who have an authorised business reason for doing so.   

If we need to request or share information with authorised partner organisations, we will ensure this is done in a secure manner and the information is proportionate in order for us to deliver the services.

How long will you keep this information for?

The information will be securely destroyed within two years of the closure of the scheme unless DLUHC and the Home Office identifies that its continued retention is unnecessary before that point.

Will this information be used to take automated decisions about me? 


Will my data be transferred abroad?


What rights do I have when it comes to my data?

You have a number of rights that are set out on the How to access your data page of this section.

Where can I get advice?

View our Help and advice page for more information.