This project is part funded by Invest Northern Ireland and the European Regional Development Fund under the Investment for Growth & Jobs Northern Ireland (2014-2020) Programme

Who We Are

Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council on behalf of the Go For It Programme gathers and processes your personal information in accordance with this privacy notice and in compliance with the relevant data protection Regulation and laws. This notice provides you with the necessary information regarding your rights and our obligations, and explains how, why and when we process your personal data.

The Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council office is located at the Civic Headquarters, Lagan Valley Island, Lisburn. We are registered on the Information Commissioner’s Office Register, registration number (ZA062730) and act as the data controller and data processor for the Go For It Programme. Our designated Data Protection Officer can be contacted at:

Data Protection Officer
Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council
Civic Headquarters
Lagan Valley


Information That We Collect

The Go For It Programme will processes your personal information to meet our legal, statutory and contractual obligations and to provide you with our services. We will never collect any unnecessary personal data from you and do not process your information in any way, other than as specified in this notice.

The personal data that we collect is:
Home Address.
Personal Email.
Business Email.
Home Telephone Number.
Mobile Telephone Number
For monitoring purposes only: Special Category Data (i.e. details about religion, sexuality etc.) this is done anonymously for reporting to the Equality Commission

We collect information in the following ways:
Online form.
Website data.
In person.

How We Use Your Personal Data

Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council takes your privacy very seriously and will never disclose, share or sell your data without your consent; unless required to do so by law. We only retain your data for as long as is necessary and for the purposes specified in this notice. Where you have consented to us providing you with our services, you are free to withdraw this consent at any time. The purposes and reasons for processing your personal data are detailed below:

We collect your personal data in the performance of a contract or to provide a service.
We collect and store your personal data as part of our legal obligation for business accounting and tax purposes.
We will occasionally send you marketing information where we have assessed that it is beneficial to you as a customer and in our interests. Such information will be non-intrusive and is processed on the grounds of legitimate interests.

Your Rights

You have the right to access any personal information that Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council processes about you and to request information about:
What personal data we hold about you.
The purposes of the processing.
The categories of personal data concerned.
The recipients to whom the personal data has/will be disclosed.
How long we intend to store your personal data for.
If we did not collect the data directly from you, information about the source.

If you believe that we hold any incomplete or inaccurate data about you, you have the right to ask us to correct and/or complete the information and we will strive to correct it as quickly as possible; unless there is a valid reason for not doing so, at which point you will be notified.

You also have the right to request erasure of your personal data or to restrict processing (where applicable) in accordance with the data protection laws; as well as to object to any direct marketing from us; to exercise your data portability rights, and to be informed about any automated decision-making we may use.

If we receive a request from you to exercise any of the above rights, we may ask you to verify your identity before acting on the request; this is to ensure that your data is protected and kept secure.

Sharing and Disclosing Your Personal Information

We do not share or disclose any of your personal information without your consent, other than for the purposes specified in this notice or where there is a legal requirement.

Safeguarding Measures

Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council takes your privacy seriously and takes every reasonable measure and precaution to protect and secure your personal data. We work hard to protect you and your information from unauthorised access, alteration, disclosure or destruction and have several layers of security measures in place, including: pseudonymisation, restricted access, IT authentication, anti-virus/malware and firewalls.

Transfers Outside of the EU

Personal data in the European Union is protected by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) but some other countries may not necessarily have the same high standard of protection for your personal data. Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council does not transfer or store any personal data outside the EU.

Consequences of Not Providing Your Data

You are not obligated to provide your personal information to Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council however, as this information is required for us to provide you with our services/legitimate interests, we may not be able to offer some/all our services without it.

How Long We Keep Your Data

Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council will only ever retain personal information for as long as it is necessary and we have strict review and retention policies in place to meet these obligations. We are required to keep your personal data for 10 years.

Where you have consented to us using your details for direct marketing, we will keep such data until you notify us otherwise and/or withdraw your consent.

Lodging a Complaint

Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council only processes your personal information in compliance with this privacy notice and in accordance with the relevant data protection laws. If, however you wish to raise a complaint regarding the processing of your personal data or are unsatisfied with how we have handled your information, you have the right to lodge a complaint with our Data Protection Officer or the Information Commissioners Office:-

Data Protection Officer
Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council
Civic Headquarters
Lagan Valley

Information Commissioners Office
Phone: 0303 123 1113


Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council take your privacy seriously and will only process your personal data with your consent and in accordance with the terms stated in our Privacy Notice.
Your consent to us collecting and processing your personal data will be obtained at the Initial Assessment meeting prior to entry into the GoForIt Programme. Acknowledgement of this consent will be registered on the GoForIt Management information System

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