Who is looking after your data?
When you provide your data to us City of Lincoln Council become what is known as the ‘controller’. This means we are required by strict data protection laws to look after your data, during the time which you allow us to use it.
On occasions we may act jointly with another controller such as a council or partner organisation to deliver a service. If so we will inform you of this in a ‘privacy notice’ for the particular service. Privacy notices inform you how we will use your data.
We are required to register with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). The ICO are an independent body who check that organisations in the UK comply with data protection laws. The ICO also have powers to take action against organisations if they fail to comply.