Privacy and Cookies

Ards and North Down Borough Council values your right to personal privacy.

We collect information about you in order to:

  • Fulfil our statutory obligations
  • Provide you and other people with services
  • Improve our services to you

From time to time you may be asked to submit personal information in order to receive or use services on our website.  When you supply personal information to Ards and North Borough Council we have legal obligations to process and handle your data appropriately and lawfully.  We must collect the information fairly, let you know how we will use it and tell you in advance if we decide to pass the information on to anyone else.  We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary to fulfil the purpose for which it has been gathered and remove it when that purpose has been met.  We will ensure that all personal information supplied is held securely, in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

You have a right to see information held about you (with a few exceptions allowed for in the Data Protection Act 1998). If you wish to see any personal information held on you please put your request in writing, stating clearly who you are and what information you would like to see to:

Data Protection Officer
Ards and North Down Borough Council
Town Hall
The Castle
BT20 4BT


Please also see the Freedom of Information and Publications Scheme sections of the website for further information.