Privacy Policy

North East Lincolnshire Council as a data controller is committed to being transparent in its processing of personal data to meet its legal obligations and provide our services.

This privacy notice explains broadly how we collect, use and protect your personal data in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation.

Sharing personal data:

Depending on the purpose for which we originally obtained your personal data and the use to which it is to be put, we may share or disclose your personal data with others. For example:

  • To comply with our legal obligations or as permitted by the General Data Protection Regulation;
  • With partner organisations that support the delivery of the services you receive;
  • With organisations we have contracted to provide services on our behalf;
  • For the purpose of the prevention and / or detection of crime;
  • To protect the public funds we administer (including data matching);
  • When it is in your vital interests or that of another person; or
  • When you have asked us to do so.

Your rights:

You have the following rights in relation to your personal data:

  • Access – You can ask us for the personal data we hold about you (a Subject Access Request) and for details about that data and it has been used.
  • Rectification – You can ask for inaccurate data to be corrected, incomplete data to be completed or a supplementary statement attached to your information.
  • Erasure – You can ask us to delete any data we hold about you, if legislation and our retention schedules no longer require us to hold it.
  • Restriction – You can ask us to temporarily stop processing your personal data in certain circumstances. For further details see Article 18.
  • Data Portability – You can ask us for copies of the data in an electronic format we hold about you in certain circumstances. For further details see Article 20.
  • Objection – You can ask us to stop processing your personal data in certain circumstances. For further details see Article 21.
  • Automated decisions / profiling – You have the right not to be subjected to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which has legal effects for you or significantly affects you.
  • Complain – You can make a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office if you are unhappy with how we have processed your personal data.