The Department for Infrastructure (DfI) and the 11 Northern Ireland Councils (the Councils) are joint Data Controllers under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) for the personal data gathered to enable the processing of; applications for any permission, consent, approval or determination; enforcement cases; or Tree Preservation Order requests. You are providing your personal data to us and our lawful basis for processing it is the compliance with a legal obligation under the Planning (NI) Act 2011 and related subordinate legislation.
The privacy notice provided below explains how DfI and the Councils look after your personal information. It contains the standards you can expect when we ask for, or hold, your personal information. It also covers what we ask of you to help us keep information up-to-date, how you can request a copy of the personal information we hold about you, and how you can report a concern. It also explains our information management policy.