Data Protection and Privacy Notice

Data retention schedules

We retain data in line with our retention schedules which are based on guidelines provided by the Local Government Association. These set out how long we are required to keep your data and when we must delete, or confidentially destroy, this.  

There are many legal reasons why we are required to retain your data and the schedules set out how many months, or years, we should keep your data. The length of time we are required to keep your data may also be provided to you by the particular service.

This to ensure we are complying with relevant data retention and protection laws, such as the Data Protection Act 2018.

If you want to know more about your rights relating to your data or you have a query or complaint regarding the way we have handled your data please contact our Data Protection Officer:

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Contact our Data Protection Officer

Address: Data Protection Officer
City Hall
Beaumont Fee

Data Protection Policy

The council is a data Controller and is therefore bound by a legal duty to meet its obligations under the GDPR and the Data Protection Act at all times, when handling personal information

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Special category, criminal offence and law enforcement data policy

This is the council's appropriate policy document explaining the legal reasons for use of sensitive personal data such as special category data, for example health data, personal data about criminal offences and law enforcement.

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Privacy Notices for Services

Read our privacy notices for City of Lincoln Council services

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Data Subject Access Request Form

Make a request to access your personal data held by the City of Lincoln Council

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