General Data Protection Regulations

Appleby-in-Westmorland Town Council is committed to full compliance with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulations.

The Council will therefore follow procedures which aim to ensure that all employees, Councillors, contractors, consultants, partners or other agents of the Council (collectively known as data users) who have access to any personal data held by or on behalf of the Council are fully aware of and abide by their duties under the General Data Protection Regulations.

Any personal information provided to the Council (such as name, address, email address, phone number) will be processed and stored securely so that it is possible to contact you and respond to your correspondence, advise, provide information, send invoices and receipts relating to Council service provision.
Your personal information will not be shared with any third party and we do not keep information for longer than is necessary.


A description of what personal data the Council processes and for what purposes is set out in the Privacy Policy.

Privacy Policy 2023

The purpose of the Data Protection Policy is to ensure the confidentiality and lawful and correct treatment of personal data.

Data Protection Policy 2023

The Document Retention Policy outlines our systems for the timely and secure disposal of documents and records that are no longer required for business purposes.

Document Retention Policy 2023

Information Commissioner’s Office

We are registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office as a data controller, Registration Reference: ZA095858. To view our Registration Certificate, click on the link below:

ICO Registration Certificate – ZA095858