Data Protection and Privacy Notice

Privacy designed for you?

We identify and consider privacy risks to you when planning to use or hold your data in new ways, such as when introducing new technologies and services. To do this we carry out assessments of privacy, which are built into our design process. 

We are required by law to carry out these assessments for example, where it is likely to have a high risk to your privacy or where using CCTV in a public area, or making automated decisions (made solely by computers) which have legal or significant effects on you or where we are using large amounts of sensitive data.

We have also developed systems such as online accounts to enable you to access your own data, directly relating to council tax and benefits. 

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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