Passing on personal information to Credit ratings agency Experian.

Northampton Borough Council are considering joining the Rental Exchange initiative which would mean passing on personal information to Credit ratings agency Experian.

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Under the Rental Exchange initiative, Experian will collect information including tenants’ names addreses and rent payments to create a rental database, to be shared with landlords and lenders.

All tenants will be advised of the scheme and given the opportunity to opt out.

 

Under data protection rules the Council has to notify tenants of any new use of their personal data (called a fair processing notice) and given the option to request that their data is not automatically processed.

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