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Fixed Penalty Privacy Statement

Carlisle City Council is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy in terms of how we collect, use, store and destroy your personal information.

We are the data controller of the personal information we will collect from you and under the General Data Protection Regulation, this fair processing notice is designed to provide you with all the information you have a right to be provided with.

Why are we collecting your personal information?

We are collecting your personal information for the purpose of issuing a Fixed Penalty Notice (FPN). 

What allows us to collect your personal information?

We are applying GDPR Article 6(1)(e) as the Council is required to obtain information to pursue a Public Task under:

  • Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014, Section 67 (1)
  • Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act 2005,  
  • Section 2 of the Refuse Disposal (Amenity) Act 1978
  • Environmental Protection Act 1990 

What personal information will we collect?

The personal information we are required to gather from you is your name, address and date of birth.

What will we do with your personal information?

You are required under a statutory obligation to provide your information and refusal to do so will result in a further offence being committed.  
When a person has not complied with legislation and believed to have committed an offence, your personal data will be collected, processed, shared and retained in order to carry out the performance of a public task in the following ways:

  • To approach and ask for details
  • To request details of a registered keeper of the vehicle from the DVLA
  • Processed internally by Council staff.  
  • Shared with third parties for appeals and enforcement
  • Shared with the police or security organisations to prevent or detect crime. 

How long will we keep your personal information?

Your personal information and the information held in relation to your request will be kept for 2 years in accordance with the it will be securely destroyed

Your rights are:

  • To be informed
  • To access your personal information
  • To have inaccurate personal information rectified
  • To have personal information erased
  • To restrict processing of your personal information
  • To obtain and reuse your personal information for your own purpose
  • To object to the processing of your personal information
  • To not be subject to decisions based solely on automated means, including profiling

Right to lodge a complaint with the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO)

Should you be unhappy with the way Carlisle City Council has handled your personal information, we encourage you to let us know so that we can look into this for you and provide a response.

Should you then wish to lodge a complaint with ICO you can contact them at:


Address: Information Commissioner’s Officer, Wycliffe House,

Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF

Email: [email protected]

Telephone: 0303 123 1113

Carlisle City Council can be contacted at:

Carlisle City Council’s Data Protection Officer can be contacted at:

Address: Civic Centre, Carlisle,

Cumbria, CA3 8QG

Email: [email protected]

Telephone: 01228 817200

Address: Civic Centre, Carlisle,

Cumbria, CA3 8QG

Email: [email protected]

Telephone: 01228 817200

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