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 to order to use a service on this website, it will only be used for the reasons given on the page. It will not be shared with any third party without your consent, unless required by law.


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

If you have any questions about how information provided via this website will be used, or have questions about data protection in general, please see the council’s data protection pages.

Independent advice

If you have questions about the use of your personal information, the Information Commissioner is the independent regulator for both data protection and Freedom of Information. More details are available at the Information Commissioner’s Office (external link).