Privacy Policy

​Chorley Council is committed to protecting you online and all visitors to our website can be confident that their privacy will be respected.

Personal Information

When you supply information to us, including clicking the submit button on an electronic form you are agreeing to the collection, processing and storage of that information.

We comply with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998 and process information under the strictest security.

Use of Personal Information
We may use information you provide in connection with Chorley Council services and any claim for state benefits that you have made or make.

If the law allows us to we may give information to other organisations such as government departments, local authorities and private companies including banks and other organisation that may lend money.

We may contact you by email to offer services we feel will be of benefit or interest to you. If you do not wish to receive these emails there is an option to opt out of this service.


Industry standard encryption technology from Secure Sockets Layer is used to secure financial data making our website safe.

External links

This privacy policy only covers Chorley Council's website. Links within this site to other websites are not covered by this policy.

Access to any linked site and/or participation in any activity or transaction on such sites is entirely at your own risk. The provision of a link to any such site is not to be regarded as an endorsement of the site or its owner by Chorley Council.


We do not use cookies for collecting user information from the site.

User Surveys

Information you provide us with may be used for statistical research but will not be used in any way (beyond its original purpose) which enables you to be identified. However, to improve the quality of our services you may be asked to participate in Council surveys and on-line consultations.

Other information
If you have any questions regarding our privacy policy or how we use your information please contact us.
Any questions or concerns about Data Protection or requests for information under the Freedom of Information Act should be sent to:

This privacy statement was last updated on 4 November 2015.