Data Protection and Privacy Notice

How we protect your data

We take your privacy seriously and laws state that we must use your personal data:

  • fairly, lawfully and be open with you about how we use it
  • for a particular purpose and we must not do anything with your data which is not compatible with this
  • keep your data accurate and delete any inaccuracies without delay
  • obtain from you only the data which is necessary
  • keep your data only for as long as necessary
  • store your data safely and securely 

We are also required to keep records of what we use your data for and how we protect it, so that we are accountable to you. 

You can help us protect your data by informing us of any change in your details such as your address or contact details and also by informing us of any inaccuracies in 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

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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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Contact our Data Protection Officer

Address: Data Protection Officer
City Hall
Beaumont Fee