Privacy and Data Protection Statement

This page discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices for our Sgoil Lionacleit web site.

Data Protection

Any personal data you provide via email is forwarded on to relevant staff in the appropriate service area of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar. That data is processed per the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998. We will not use the personal information you provide us with for marketing purposes. We may pass your details on to third-party service providers who are contracted to Comhairle nan Eilean Siar in the course of dealing with your request. These third parties are obliged to keep your details securely, will use them only to fulfil the request and will dispose of the details when the request is complete.

Under the Data Protection Act 1998, you can make a formal request (known as a subject access request) for the following information:

  • clarification that your personal data is being processed by the Council
  • a description and copies of such personal data
  • the reasons why such data is being processed
  • details of to whom it is or may be disclosed

If you wish to make a subject access request please contact:
Freedom of Information Requests

The Comhairle's Data Protection Officer is: Tim Langley, Solicitor, Legal Services, Chief Executive's Department, Council Offices, Sandwick Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis HS1 2BW
Tel: 01851 822 604


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We do not display commercial ads on our site just ones that will keep you informed about what is or what has been happening at Sgoil Lionacleit and who is working with us.


This site may contain several forms. Some of these forms may require users to give us contact information like their name and email. The website visitor's contact information will only be used in relation to that enquiry, e.g. to provide feedback or to get in touch with the website visitor if necessary.

External Links

This site may contain links to other websites. Comhairle nan Eilean Siar and Sgoil Lionacleit are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites and have no control over the content that may be found there. If any website we link to causes concern please


This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control.

Contacting the Web Site

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site or your dealings with this web site, you can