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Level 2: Strategic Planning CIL Privacy Notice

Level 2 Privacy Notice

West Lancashire Borough Council

Development and Regeneration Services – Strategic Planning and Implementation

Community Infrastructure Levy


Who We Are

The Strategic Planning and Implementation Team, which is part of the Development and Regeneration Directorate at West Lancashire Borough Council (WLBC), takes your privacy very seriously and will keep your personal data secure at all times.


Your data

We will use your personal data as part of the Council’s statutory duties in relation to the administration of the Community Infrastructure Levy. This includes any contact by email, letter or telephone. We may also receive information about you from third parties, including planning agents and interested parties. CIL legislation requires us to collect data relating to applicants, agents, liable parties, landowners and interested parties (as appropriate).


What personal information do we collect?

The types of personal information we collect may include:

  • Basic personal information including name, address and contact details;
  • Any other information you provide to us which is required by the CIL Regulations, including data which may include personal identifiers or sensitive information


What do we use your data for?

We will use your personal data as part of the Council's statutory duties in relation to the administration of CIL liabilities and the collection of charges. Where a CIL liability applies, this information is required by law.


Publication and Retention of Information

Your personal data will be held securely by the Council. We have a data protection regime in place to oversee the effective and secure processing of your personal information, and also utilise appropriate technical safeguards to keep your information secure.

Unless required through statutory legislation, we will not publish your personal details.

CIL information may be retained permanently for audit and monitoring purposes, but will otherwise be deleted in accordance with our retention and disposal schedule.


Third Parties

We may share your personal data with other services within the Council for CIL purposes, for example to register CIL as a land charge and for the monitoring and enforcement of CIL liabilities. We may also share your personal data with third parties, including the Planning Inspectorate (PINS) or Valuation Office Agency (VOA), for the purposes of determining CIL appeals and proceeding with any enforcement action to recover due monies.


Transfer of Data 

We will not transfer your personal data to a country outside of the EU.


Automated Decision Making

We do not engage in automated decision making using your personal data.