We will only use the information you give us for electoral purposes. We will look after personal information securely and follow the Data Protection Act 1998. We will not give personal information about you and the other people in your household to anyone else or another organisation unless we have to by law.
The electoral register may be used for certain specified purposes including:
Political parties and election candidates are entitled to receive a copy of the electoral register and may use it for electoral purposes
Credit reference agencies may purchase a copy of the electoral register and may use it for credit checking purposes
The Jury Summoning Bureau may use it for selecting people for jury service
It may also be used for detecting crime (including fraud)