Data Protection and Privacy Notice

Your right to object

You have a right to object to us using your data when;

  • it is not required by law to be used
  • it is direct marketing (marketing addressed to you)
  • when it is being used for scientific/historical research and statistics

If you object we would need to stop processing your data unless;

  • we can show compelling grounds for using your data which override your interests, rights and freedoms
  • this is necessary for legal cases
  • the scientific/historical research is to the benefit of society as a whole 

We will inform you of your right to object if relevant to the service at the time we obtain your data.

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

Read our policy >

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.

Read policy >

Privacy Notices for Services

Read our privacy notices for City of Lincoln Council services

View notices >

Data Subject Access Request Form

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

Access form >