Growth and Regeneration Privacy Notice

Please see our full Privacy Notice

Updated: 27 May 2022
Reviewed: 27 May 2022

The reasons we use your data

  • to provide financial support for commercial property development
  • to assist and support businesses
  • to deliver projects
  • to manage petitions and participation by the public at Committee meetings
  • to process your enquiries

Why we are allowed to use your data

Public task under various UK laws, including but not limited to:

  • Local Authorities (Land) Act 1963

How the law allows us to use your personal information

There are a number of legal reasons why we need to collect and use your personal information:

  • where we have a contract with you or you have asked us to process your information prior to entering onto a contract
  • where we are carrying out a public task, for instance, performing our safeguarding role, planning or waste services function

If we have your consent to use your personal information, you have the right to remove it at any time. If you want to remove your consent, please contact dpo@west-lindsey.gov.uk and tell us which service you’re using so we can deal with your request.

How long do we keep your personal information?

We keep information for a set period of time which is often set out in law and we try to include all of these in our Retention and Disposal Schedule which can be found on our main privacy page and lists how long we hold your information. This can range from months for some records to decades for more sensitive records.

Who we can share your data with

  • External partners or consultants, employed or contracted by the Council to assist in the delivery of its services and projects
  • Internal departments

When computers make any decisions about you

Not applicable

When your data gets sent to other countries

Not applicable

What rights do you have in relation to your personal information

Under certain circumstances, by law you have the right to:

  • have inaccurate or incomplete data we hold about you corrected
  • request the erasure of personal data we hold
  • object to processing
  • request the restriction of processing of your personal date
  • request the transfer of your personal data
  • request access to your personal information