We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 1st January 2019.
WHAT WE COLLECT
We may collect the following information:
- contact information including email address
- demographic information such as postcode
- the pages that are accessed while on this website (via cookies)
WHAT WE DO WITH THE INFORMATION WE GATHER
We collect this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for:
- Internal record keeping.
- We may use the information to improve our products and services.
- We will only contact you using the details you provide for reasons directly relating to Council services.
We will never sell or lease your personal information to third parties for commercial reasons or for market research. We will only pass on your personal information to requesting authorities if we are required by law to do so.
We may pass this information to thirds parties who are acting as our agents and who are contracted by the Council to carry out specific and defined tasks on our behalf and with whom we have agreed procedures that they will follow to safeguard your data.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used any of these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over those other websites. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
CONTROLLING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please contact us with your request.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
This site uses Google Analytics, one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions on the web to help us understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.
For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.
We only analyse this information in aggregate form, never to identify individuals.
If not already set, we will always ask your specific permission to store our cookies.
You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this), or by declining our request. Be aware that disabling cookies may affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies could result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this and other sites. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.