Privacy policy


This website is owned and controlled by Wigan Council. We regard your privacy as important and any personal information you give to us will only be used in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation 2018. We do not store personal information about people who visit this site unless they provide contact information or use one of our online services.

If you provide any personal information in order to use a service on this website, it will only be used for the reasons given in our privacy notice. It will not be shared with any third party without your consent, unless required by law or in order to comply with duties to prevent and detect crime or to protect public funds.

Legal basis

Any personal information you give us, whether sent to us via online forms or through other means, is held securely and will only be used for council purposes relating to our public tasks and functions or with your consent (where you have agreed to us communicating with you about different offers and services).


We use cookies so that you do not need to enter information again if you return to some pages. We do not use information gathered by cookies for any other reason.

Further information

For more information about how we use your personal data and your individual privacy rights, you can view the Council’s Data Primary Privacy Notice (external link).

Independent advice

If you have any questions about the use of your personal information or wish to raise a concern, you will need to firstly contact the Council’s Data Protection Officer. The Information Commissioner is the independent regulator for both Data Protection and Freedom of Information.