Finance and Business Support Privacy Notice

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Updated: 15 August 2022

Reviewed: 15 August 2022

The reasons we use your data

  • To administer payments
  • To process insurance claims
  • To prevent fraud

Why we are allowed to use your data

Legal obligations under various UK laws including but not limited to:

  • Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015
  • Limitation Act 1980
  • Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014
  • Local Audit (Auditor Panel) Regulations 2014/3224
  • Local Audit (Auditor Resignation and Removal) Regulations 2014/1710
  • Local Audit (Smaller Authorities) Regulations 2015/184
  • Local Government Act 1972
  • Local Government Act 1986 Overview and Scrutiny (Reference by Councillors) (Excluded Matters) (England) Order 2012/1022
  • Social Security Administration Act 1992
  • Value Added Tax 1994

Who we can share your data with

  • Court
  • Government departments
  • Internal departments
  • Insurance companies
  • Legal services
  • Other Local Authorities

When computers make any decisions about you

Not applicable

When your data gets sent to other countries

Not applicable

How long will we hold the data for?

We are obliged to process personal data for the payment of accounts and dealing with insurance claims. Personal details will be kept and updated in accordance with our legal obligations and in line with statutory retention periods.

Your rights

You are entitled to request a copy of any information about you that we hold. Any such requests should be made in writing.

If the information we hold about you is inaccurate you have a right to have this corrected and you have the right to request completion of incomplete data.

You have the right to request that we stop, or restrict the processing of your personal data, in certain circumstances. Where possible we will seek to comply with your request, but we may be required to hold or process information to perform our statutory functions.

If you have any questions about how your personal information is handled, please contact our Data Protection Officer via email at or via the contact details at the bottom of the privacy notice.

For independent advice about data protection, privacy, data sharing issues or if you are dissatisfied with how your personal information has been used you have a right to complain and can contact the Information Commissioner at:

Information Commissioner’s Officer

Wycliffe House

Water Lane




Telephone: 0303 123 1113 (local rate) or 01625 545745 (national rate)



Contact details

West Lindsey District Council


Marshall's Yard



DN21 2NA

Telephone: 01427 676676


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