Data protection ensures that information held about you is processed in accordance with the rights provided in the Data Protection Act 1998. This safeguards and prohibits any non-compliant or unauthorised processing.
The Act also gives you the right to:
You can request access to find out what information Liverpool City Council holds about you.
For requests about social services please write to Customer Insight and Information Team at:
Customer Insight and Information Team
Phone: 0151 233 2819/4640.
For requests about education records, you should make the request to the school concerned. Find out more about making a request for pupil records.
Want to know how we use and store your data? Read our Children and Young People's Directorate Privacy Notice.
The Document Retention Policy highlights the type of information we hold and for how long.
The Information Commissioner’s Office website provides a wealth of information and documents about data protection, including credit, unwanted marketing and using the law to protect your information, to name but a few.
Liverpool City Council is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner’s Office and a full account of the reasons for which we process information is available on their website.