Data Protection and Privacy Notice

Your right to be informed

You have a right to be informed by us of certain information concerning how we use your data. This is provided to you in this document and/or a privacy notice for the service. 

This information may be given to you in paper form, online, over the telephone or verbally in person. When and what information you are given depends on whether you have provided your data directly to us or through others. Normally you will be providing your data directly to us and therefore the information must be given to you at the time you provide your data to us.

This includes information including what your data will be used for, the laws allowing its use where relevant or whether this is being used because you have consented and if so how you withdraw your consent. Also information including how long your data will be kept and who your data will be shared with.

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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