Opportunity Lambeth & Lambeth Made Youth Promise

Privacy Notice & Data Policy

This policy explains how the information we collect about you is used and your rights in relation to that information.

Controller DPO

Our controller Data Protection Officer (DPO) is the Head of Information Governance.

Contact the Data Protection Officer


When registering with Opportunity Lambeth or the Youth Promise, the information we may collect from you comprises:

  • name
  • email address
  • National Insurance Number
  • telephone number
  • postal address
  • demographic information: gender, age (date of birth), ethnicity
  • information relating to your career choices and job applications: preferred work sector(s), licenses you hold, work history, CV, covering statement(s) skills, qualifications, references
  • source of referral to the service


The purpose of collecting this information is as follows:

  • Some ethnic groups are disproportionately represented in the number of unemployed residents in the borough. Lambeth Council therefore has an interest in ensuring these groups are targeted for employment support, and this requires monitoring of ethnicity data to understand whether current provision is having a positive impact
  • Enable us to contact you with the most appropriate support and opportunities that you have consented to receive including jobs, apprenticeship, training, work experience and events
  • Avoid the unnecessary need for you to complete a new registration form each time you want to apply for an opportunity on this portal
  • Monitoring the success and performance of services offered and to undertake service evaluations including the evaluation of outcomes for clients over a term no longer than five years
  • Monitoring of compliance with equal opportunities legislation
  • To keep a record of employment, unemployment, economic inactivity and other employment-related statistics in London
  • To provide evidence for strategic planning and funding of future support and services in the borough


  • Employers and employers’ representatives, for the purposes of application for employment and training opportunities
  • Representatives of employability services, education, training organisations and other council departments who may have support, or employment and training opportunities that are appropriate to you
  • Representatives of other organisations whom you agree to be referred to for other support
  • Funders, administrators and auditors of services and projects commissioned by the Council.

Your Rights

  • You have the right to access, rectify and delete personal information, in addition to other rights as explained in the full version of our privacy notice
  • You have the right to contact us with a complaint if you’re unhappy with the way your personal data has been used
  • We are committed to resolving complaints about our collection or use of personal information
  • You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the ICO if this issue is not resolved. You may at any time control access to and use of your personal information by contacting the Controller DPO
  • Such control will include the ability to see what information we hold and to opt out of any use of your personal information and to prevent disclosure to any third party except as required by law or the order of a court of proper jurisdiction.

Additional Information

View the full version of the Council’s privacy notice here