Privacy Policy

Your data matters! – How we look after your data

As a Local Authority, Nottingham City Council collects, holds and processes a considerable amount of information, including personal information about the citizens we serve, to allow us to provide services effectively. The council recognises that this information is important and that we are responsible to the citizens for the information we hold about them. As such, we take seriously our responsibilities under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679* and the Data Protection Act 2018*.

Nottingham City Council is a data controller. This means that we have to look after all the personal information we collect and use and make sure that we do this appropriately, correctly and safely.

If you require general information about the General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Act 2018, information is available on the Information Commissioners website at

How to use our privacy notice

This page will tell you about how we process and protect your personal data, our obligations and responsibilities when we process your personal data and how you can exercise your rights.

You may have been in contact with or accessed a specific service within Nottingham City Council. The button below will tell you more information about the specific reasons why each department processes your personal data, the legal basis for that processing and who they can share your personal data with.