Terms and Conditions, Copyright and Privacy

By using this site you are agreeing to be bound by the following terms and conditions. The Invest | Gainsborough web site is a service operated by West Lindsey District Council, The Guildhall, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2DH.

Privacy Policy

WLDC, as the data collector, may collect any personal information from visitors to this site. This information is used only to respond to enquiries and to monitor site usage. Cookies and logging of IP addresses are used to enable WLDC to monitor site traffic data, repeat visitor statistics and data recording your browser type and computer. These statistics will not include information that can be used to identify any individual. Such information is anonymous and held on a temporary basis. More information about cookies and IP addresses is given below. By submitting your data you consent to the use of that information as set out above.

This privacy policy only covers the West Lindsey web site at www.investgainsborough.co.uk and www.investgainsborough.com. Websites linked to from this site are not covered by this policy.

West Lindsey District Council will at all times comply with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998.


All rights in the design, text, graphics and other material on our site and the selection or arrangement thereof is copyright of WLDC or other third parties. Permission is granted to electronically copy and print, in hard copy, portions of our site solely for private or educational use (within the classroom), provided that no changes are made to the material and that WLDC is acknowledged as the owner.

Any other use of the materials on our site (including reproduction for purposes other than noted above and alteration, modification, distribution or republication) without our prior written permission is strictly prohibited. Should you require permission for the above, please contact West Lindsey District Council, Guildhall, Marshall’s Yard, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2NA.


This web site has been designed to work on the latest browsers and has a responsive designed to work across a wide range of technology which includes PC/Mac, iPad/Tablet and iPhone/Smart phones.

Photographic images are occasionally used for journalistic or artistic purposes. Whenever possible WLDC obtains (either directly or via third parties) the express permission for images of people to be used on the web. However, this is not always possible for group photographs.

Should a member of the public object to their image being contained in any such photograph they should contact customer.services@west-lindsey.gov.uk and the photograph will be removed.

Summary of Terms


Used to locate and display Web pages via a software application. The most popular ones are Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera and Safari.


Detailed information about cookies, their use on this site and how to block them can be found on our Cookies page.

IP Address

If you are connected to the Internet you have one, for example it may look something like this

User Session

A user’s visit to a site begins when the user first accesses any page on a given site and ends after a visitor has left that site and not revisited it within a specified amount of time (normally 20 minutes) or when the user’s browser is closed.

Web Server

Delivers (serves up) web pages to your computer.