Data Protection and Privacy Notice

Why we need your data

We need your data to provide you with services. These in summary include services to;

  • protect and support you
  • maintain and improve the City
  • process your housing and benefits applications
  • collect council tax

We also need your data to;

  • manage services provided to you
  • train our staff to deliver services
  • check the quality of services
  • check our spending on services
  • research and improve services for you
  • deal with any enquiries or complaints you may have 

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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