Data Protection


Longford County Council, as a provider of many public services, may be required to process certain types of information, including personal data. This data helps us to better meet the economic, social and cultural needs of our citizens, and adheres to Data Protection legislation. Find our Privacy Statement, as well as our policies and forms below. 

Privacy Policy

Longford County Council's Privacy Policy demonstrates our commitment to the privacy and security of your personal information. As a data controller, we are responsible for processing your personal data in a safe, secure and compliant manner. Our Privacy Policy sets out how we process your personal data, as well as your rights in relation to that data. 

If you have any questions about your personal data or require a printed version of our Privacy Policy, please contact us

Longford County Council's Data Protection Policies

Take a look at the Council's Data Protection Policies below.

Data Protection Policy

Our Data Protection Policy outlines how we fulfil our obligations and responsibilities to ensure personal data is processed in accordance with the Data Protection legislation. 

Personal Data Breach Policy

Our Personal Data Breach Policy outlines how we ensure appropriate technical and organisational arrangements are in place to fulfil our Data Protection obligations in dealing with personal data breaches or potential personal data breaches.

Representations Policy

The Representations Policy outlines how the Council and Elected Members process personal data in the performance of their official duties.

Data Subjects Rights Policy

The Data Subjects Rights Policy identifies how Longford County Council will facilitate Data Subjects in exercising their rights in relation to the processing of Personal Data by the Council.

National Retention Policy

The National Retention Policy assists the Council in the development of best practice in records management, in order to meet business needs.


Take a look at the Council's Data Protection Forms below, which will help you if you wish to exercise your Data Protection rights.

Data Subject Request Form

The Data Subject Request Form should be used if you wish exercise any of your rights under Data Protection legislation.

Third Party Data Subject Request Form

The Third Party Data Subject Request Form should be used if you wish to nominate a trusted third party to act on your behalf when exercising your rights.

Elected Representative Request for release of Special/Sensitive Data Form

The Elected Representative Request for Special Category Data Form outlines how your elected representatives process your personal data when making a representation to Longford County Council on your behalf.