Your data and privacy
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will apply from 25th May 2018, when it supersedes the UK Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA).
Blacktoft Parish Council will comply with applicable GDPR regulations when they take effect in 2018 while also working closely with our constituents and partners to meet obligations for our procedures and services.
What information do we collect?
We will collect and store any personal data that you may volunteer by completing the enquiry form contained within this website. We will collect and store information about you to allow us to process and fulfil your enquiry.
What do we use personal information for?
There are various reasons that we need to collect personal data. For example, we ask you for your contact details for correspondence purposes. In any event we will only ever obtain information from you that is ‘fit for purpose’ and does not constitute an invasion of your privacy.
Access to your information and its correction
You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please e-mail us at email@example.com. We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up-to-date. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate.
Information to improve our site
We collect web statistics automatically about your visit to our site based on your IP address. This information is used to help us follow browsing preferences on our site so that we can regularly improve our web site. We do not use this information to identify you as an individual and you will remain anonymous, unless you are asked to identify yourself by completing a form. The information we gather will also enable us to better understand your needs and how you use Blacktoft Parish Council’s services so that we can continue to improve our performance over time.
We use tracking cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and no personally identifiable information is stored.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. All web browsers automatically accept Cookies, you can modify your browser security settings to block Cookies although you should be warned that changing Cookie settings can adversely effect the performance of our website.
Data retention and access to your personal information
You are entitled to access the personal information that we hold and can do so by e-mailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your information is stored securely within the United Kingdom.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites or services. You should note that we are in no way responsible for the content or privacy policies these websites/services may have in place and advise that you use caution and refer to those websites own privacy statements and terms.