Privacy Notice and Cookies Info

Privacy Notice

Blackpool Council is committed to protecting your privacy. This privacy notice seeks to explain our approach in line with current Data Protection laws:

Data controller
Blackpool Council is the data controller for the personal information you have provided in this form. The Council’s Data Protection Officer can be contacted at

What is our lawful/legal basis?
Blackpool Council are allowed to ask for this information as part of a contractual arrangement to provide training.

How will we use the information?
Information given freely by yourself when registering for E-Learning is only used for the provision of E-Learning.

Who will it be shared with?
We will share your data with the Organisation and Workforce Development Team who undertake monitoring and recording of digital course completions.

How long is Personal Data retained?
We will retain your data on our secure data base for the same period as Blackpool Council employees. From time to time we may contact you to confirm your wish to either continue to hold your data or to confirm deletion of your personal information from our data base. If we are unsuccessful in contacting you then we will automatically delete your personal information from our data base.

We are committed to ensuring that your data is kept secure. In order to prevent unauthorised disclosure we have in place suitable electronic and access control mechanisms.

Your rights and deletion of data on request
You have a number of rights under data protection legislation. This includes the right to ask us to remove personal information about you. More information about your rights is published on our website. You should contact the Council’s Data Protection Officer (see below) or email if you are asking us delete your data.

Contact details
All questions about this privacy notice or data protection should be sent to Data Protection Officer, Blackpool Council, PO Box 4, Blackpool, FY1 1NA or by email to

Cookies Info

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