Compliance & Data Protection

Here you will find guidance covering different aspects of compliance, including: data protection, basic election law and national party standards.

Do check back regularly for updates.


Data protection & campaigning

Campaigning & Data Protection

Complying with UK GDPR when campaigning

Updates on compliance and data protection

Compliance & Data Protection Updates

Bulletins sent to party officers

Code of Conduct for candidates

Candidates Code of Conduct

Find the Lib Dem Code of Conduct for Candidates here

Banking for council groups

Council Group Bank Accounts

Find out how to ensure council group bank accounts comply with donation rules

Checklist for parties and groups

Data Protection Checklists

Find guidance on ensuring your party or group remains compliant with data protection regulations here

Securing data

Data Security & Data Breaches

Find our responsibilities in protecting and securing data we collect

Guide to loans & overdrafts

FAQs - Loans & Overdrafts

Find frequently asked questions about loans and overdrafts here

Data Protection guidance


Find more information on Data Protection and UK GDPR here

Guidance on libel and defamation

Libel & Defamation

Find a basic guide to libel law and how it affects political literature

Rules on political adverts for Facebook

Facebook Advertising Rules

Find a step-by-step guide to Facebook's political advertising rules

PPERA guide for Treasurers

PPERA for Party Treasurers

Find guidance on reporting from the Compliance Team

Treasurer specifications

Treasurer Job Description

Find the role description and responsibilities of a party treasurer here


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