National Land Information Service (NLIS) Privacy policy


We are committed to protecting your privacy and the security of your personal information in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulations 2016 (the “GDPR”) and the principles set out in the Data Protection Act 1998 and 2018 (the “DPA”).

This privacy policy explains how and why we collect your personal data and how it is used.

When we collect your data

The NLIS website is managed by Land Data. We collect your personal data when you request, or enquire about, the provision of our services including advice, information on becoming a NLIS channel, news, events and awards.

Financial Details

Land Data do not store your financial details

How we use your information

We use your data to:

  • provide and administer the services you have requested
  • keep you up to date with Land Data, NLIS, industry news and changes in legislation
  • tell you about NLIS services, give advice and guidance and keep you informed of events and news about the NLIS channels
  • monitor online traffic patterns and how the Land Data and NLIS websites are used, this helps us improve our websites and communications to you.

We do not share your personal data with third parties for commercial or marketing purposes..

We may share your personal data with organisations affiliated to Land Data’s business for administration purposes only.  These organisations are NLIS and its channel partners, the LGA, the LLCI and government departments when formally requested. 

In some circumstances, we may monitor, record, store and use telephone, email or other communications we have with you for a number of purposes, including managing complaints, meeting regulatory responsibilities, training purposes and improving the quality of our customer service.

In some instances we use third party hosting sites such as Mail Chimp and Survey Monkey to collect and process your personal data. These third party suppliers guarantee the security of your data via their privacy policies and corporate terms.

By supplying your personal data to NLIS and Land Data, you are consenting to the processing of your data as outlined in this privacy policy.

Keeping in touch

You have the right to opt-out at any time. To unsubscribe, please email Land Data at or follow the 'unsubscribe' link contained in all Land Data marketing emails.

If you are a member of the forum and knowledge centre on the Land Data website and wish to opt out you can email Land Data at or follow the 'unsubscribe' link contained in a guidance and knowledge update email.

We will process all unsubscribe requests within 5 days.


We use 'cookies' to enhance your experience of the NLIS and Land Data websites as follows:

  • To facilitate optimal use of the websites, by means of a temporary 'session' cookie. These cookies disappear when your browser session ends.
  • In addition we use Google Analytics, an independent measurement and research service from Google. They use cookies and code on the site to gather non-personal data regarding the number and frequency of visitors to our site. Both the cookies and the embedded code provide general site and not personal statistical information about visits to pages on the site, the duration of individual page view, paths taken by visitors through the site and other general information. We use this type of information to help us improve our services to you. Further information regarding Google Analytics privacy statement can be found at
  • We also use cookies in our email communications to track whether emails have been opened or read and whether recipients have visited any website links provided. Again, this data is statistical and non-personal. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit

The NLIS website provides links to third party websites (the NLIS Channels). We are not responsible for the privacy practices of those websites. Always check the privacy policies of any sites you visit.

Accessing your information

You have the right to access a copy of the personal data that we hold on you. To submit a request, please email

Find out more

You can find out more about UK data protection laws by visiting Alternatively, you may contact Land Data on 020 7251 8385 or by email to


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