Melton Borough Council

Contaminated recycling will not be collected from October 1st 2019

From 1st October 2019 your recycling bin will not be emptied if it contains non-recyclable item(s) You will need to remove the item(s) and we will empty the bin on your next brown bin collection day.

Click here to see what can go in your brown bins

Privacy Notices

Licensing - Privacy Notice

Melton Borough Council - Privacy Notice:


Who we are

Melton Borough Council uses your personal data to provide you with the Licensing service.

Our Data Protection Officer is the Corporate Improvement Manager at Parkside, Station Approach, Burton Street, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire LE13 1GH. They can be emailed at

Why we process your data

The Council’s Licensing service can process your personal data under the Local Government Act 1972 and the Localism Act 2011, and specifically under the Licensing Act 2003, Gambling Act 2005, Live Music Act 2012, Town Police Clauses Act 1847, Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976, Public Health Act 1875, Melton Borough By Laws 2013, Transport Act 1985. Transport Act 2000, Crime and Disorder Act 1990, Immigration Act 2015, Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982, The Leicestershire Act 1985, Charities Act 2006, Dangerous Wild Animals Act 1976, Breeding and Sale of Dogs Act 1999, Pet Animals Act 1951, Riding Establishments Act 1964, Zoo Licensing Act 1981, Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013, Caravan Sites and Control of Development Act 1961, Live Music Act 2012, Town Police Clauses Act 1847, Public Health Act 1875, Melton Borough Council By Laws 2013, Crime and Disorder Act 1998, Environmental Protection Act 1990.

It processes your data for the following purposes:

  • To record applications for licenses
  • Verify identity, right-to-work status, and check for convictions
  • To produce accurate licences

Who we share your data with

The Council sometimes shares your data with the following organisations:

  • Other public authorities and public partnerships (e.g. councils, Police, Disclosure and Barring Service, government departments etc.)

We take part in the Cabinet Office's National Fraud Initiative: a data matching exercise to assist in the prevention and detection of fraud. To see what we must give the Minister for the Cabinet Office, click here.

How we keep your data secure in other countries

Where the Council transfers your data to any organisation in a third country or international organisation (e.g. using Cloud storage) appropriate or suitable safeguards will be written into the contract. You can ask for a copy of the contracts here

How long we keep your data for

The Council is required to keep your application data for 1 year, and permanently for licence data.

Your rights

You have the following rights:

  • To ask for a copy of the data we hold on you
  • To ask us to delete data on you that we no longer need
  • To ask us to correct data about you that is wrong
  • To ask us to stop processing your data temporarily if you think it is wrong until we work out what is correct
  • To ask us to let you take a copy of your data in a portable format to another organisation

You can put in a request for any of these here

The basis for processing your data is statutory. A failure to provide the data would mean that we could not provide the licence.

Profiling and automated decisions

The Council does not currently undertake any profiling activities or take automated decisions about you.

How to complain

You can complain to the Council here. If you are not happy with our response, you can request a review, and if, after that, you are still unsatisfied, you can then take the matter to the Information Commissioner’s Office