Privacy notices for all council services

We have privacy notices for each area of the Council to offer more detail on what information we collect, how we use it and your rights.

Privacy notice by service area
AreaPrivacy Notices


Economic Development

Children and Adult Social Care

Adult Social Care

Children and Families


Wigan Safeguarding Adults Board

WSAB and WSCB Workforce Development and Engagement Team

Be Well Public Health and Health Improvement Services

Prevent / Channel Service

COVID-19 Testing

Ethnic Minority Achievement Service (EMAS)

Public Service Reform Hub, Independent Domestic Abuse Advisors and Local Authority Asylum Seeker Officers

Foster Carers

Community Resilience Team

Council Tax, Housing Benefit and other benefits

Council Tax and Business Rates

Housing Benefit, Council Tax Reduction, Free School Meals, Blue Badge Applications and Financial Assessment

Universal Credit Digital Support Survey

Leisure and Culture

Leisure and Wellbeing Services

Library Card

Early Years

Early Help

Early Learning and Childcare Team (ELCC)

Start Well Family Centre Membership

Education - Please note, details of your schools privacy notice can be found on their website.

Elective Home Education

Children Missing Education

Education Psychology Service

Targeted Education Support Services

Virtual School Team

Wigan Music Service

Attendance Services

Pupil Inclusion

School Admissions and Appeals

Post 16 Characteristics Data

Education Business Intelligence Unit

Engagement Centres

Governor Services

Electoral services

Electoral Registration Officer

Returning Officer

Environmental health

Emergency Planning and Service Delivery - Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Environmental Health

Food Hygiene

Health and Safety at Work

Environmental services

Environmental Education and Enforcement

Waste Services

Invasive Weeds Public Reporting Tool

Financial services


Internal Audit

Counter Fraud


Affordable Housing Scheme

Council/Social Housing

Disabled Facilities Grant

Private Sector Housing

Property Maintenance

Property Acquisition (Purchase and Leasing)

HR and OD services

Recruitment and Employment

Legal services



Democratic Services


Animal Licensing

Business and Trading Licensing

Child Entertainment and Employment Licensing

Gambling Act 2005

Licensing Act 2003

Taxi Licensing

Parking, roads and travel

Parking Services

Highways and Network Management

Integrated Transport Unit and Road Safety

Major Projects and Regeneration

Planning, Building Control and Transport Policy

Planning and Building Control Applications

Planning and Transport Policy


Public Relations

Registration services 

Births, Marriages and Deaths


Trading Standards

Trading Standards

Trading Standards - Good Trader Scheme


Community Volunteering

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