Corporate report

National Fraud Initiative 2016: personal data processing in Defra

Information on how your personal data relating to financial transactions may be used in counter-fraud and error data matching exercises.

Detail

The organisations listed below are participating in the National Fraud Initiative (NFI) 2016 to 2017 data matching exercise carried out by Cabinet Office.

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
  • Animal and Plant Health Agency
  • Environment Agency
  • Rural Payments Agency
  • Natural England

These organisations are required by law to protect the public funds they administer and their participation in NFI will assist in the prevention and detection of fraud.

Personal data relating to financial transactions provided by our customers and suppliers may be used in counter-fraud and error data matching exercises. We may also share this information with other bodies responsible for auditing or administering public funds for these purposes.