Privacy Policy

Introduction

This privacy policy sets out how Pixley and District Parish Council uses and protects any information that you give us when you use this website.

Information Commissioner's Office websiteAs a registered Data Controller under the Data Protection Act (1998) with the Information Commissioner’s Office  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, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Pixley and District Parish Council may change this policy at any time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This page was updated on 19th November 2016.

What we collect

We may collect the following information through contact via our website:

  • your name
  • your contact information including email address
  • demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • other information relevant to enquiries.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless you request it, or we are required by law to do so.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us as soon as possible and we will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect. We will also remove your name and address from our mailing lists if you request this.

Security

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. This information is not passed on to other parties unless you specifically instruct us to do this.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which is placed on your computer.  Like the majority of websites, we use Google Analytics to monitor use of this website which will place a number cookies in the cookies folder of your computer, unless you disable all cookies. These cookies are used to monitor pages visited and for how long and do not pass any personal information to us. This data tells us which pages are popular, how users find these pages, and how long visitors stay on the site. This information is important to us for determining how and where to improve the site and make it easier for users to find information. If you do not want this data to be collected, you can visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout to stop Google collecting data about your visit to this or any other website.

We do not use any third-party cookies to provide in-page advertising or to track your visits across different websites.

A useful website about cookies and the law: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/

A page explaining how to disable cookies in different browsers is at http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/

Disabling cookies will not affect your general browsing of our website but will make it harder for us to judge the efficacy of the site and may cause problems on other websites.

Server Logs

Our web server automatically logs all visits to our website. This information is only used for statistical purposes. This server is owned and maintained by Namesco Ltd and it is not within Pixley and District Parish Council’s power to remove or alter this information.  Our server is located in the United Kingdom.

Links to other websites

Our website contains links to other local websites that may be of interest. However, once you have used 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 statements applicable to the websites in question.