We do not collect personal data about people who browse this website, unless you voluntarily submit your personal details to us via a form or email.
If you provide us with personal data:
- We will process your personal data within the terms of the Data Protection Act 1998, the Freedom of Information Act 2000, the Privacy & Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 and other relevant legislation.
- We will indicate why we are collecting the data
- We will only share the data with other organisations if it is stated at the point of collecting the data or if required by law or in order to carry out local authority functions in line with the Data Protection Act
- We will not use your data for marketing products or services to you without your consent
- We will keep your data for the minimum time necessary
- We will respect your rights under the Data Protection Act to access the data we hold about you
- We will keep your personal data securely
We collect IP address information purely for statistical purposes, in order to monitor the usage of our website. This does not identify you as an individual.
Browser - used to locate and display Web pages via a software application. Examples of a browser is Microsoft Internet Explorer and Netscape Navigator.
Cookie - a message given to a web browser by a web server. The message is then stored by the browser in a text file called cookie.txt. Each time the browser requests a page from the server, this message is sent back. A cookie's main objective is to identify users and personalise their visit by customising web pages for them for example by welcoming them by name next time they visit the site. A site using cookies will usually invite you to provide personal information such as your name, e-mail address and interests.
IP (Internet Protocol) - the technical standard that allows data to be transmitted between two devices. TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol) is responsible for making sure messages get from one host to another and that the messages are understood.
IP Address - if you are connected to the Internet you have one, for example it may look something like this: 123.456.789.123
Web Server - delivers (serves up) web pages to your computer.
For information about data protection, freedom of information or privacy please select the link within Useful Links on the right of this page.