Swanscombe & Greenhithe Town Council takes your privacy very seriously. We ask that you read this privacy notice carefully as it contains important information about what to expect when Swanscombe & Greenhithe Town Council collects personal information (as defined by the GDPR 2016) about you from our website and how Swanscombe & Greenhithe Town Council will use your personal data.
- The information we collect about you:
When you register for services using this site we may collect personal information which might include (for example only); name, postal address, email address, telephone number and information about your requirements.
- How we will use the information about you:
We gather this information to allow us to process your registration of interest as a participant or possible participant and provide the information or services you request. The relevant information may then be used by us or our agents or sub-contractors to communicate with you on any matter related to the conduct of your affairs with us and the provision of services and information in general. If you agree we may also contact you about other products and services we think may be of interest to you.
We may also use this information for the purpose of monitoring website usage in order to help to develop our website and our services. These statistics will not include information that can be used to identify you.
Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. The information is used to track visitor use at the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity. For further information about cookies visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org. You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the above websites will tell you how to remove cookies from your browser.
- How we protect your information:
We have put in place security procedures as well as technical and organisational measures to safeguard your personal information. We will use all reasonable and appropriate technical and security measures to safeguard your personal information.
- Where we hold your data:
The information you provide will not be transferred to countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA).
- Access to your information and updating and correcting your information:
You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you or to correct any of this information if you believe that it is incorrect. Please contact us if you would like to do this. You may also ask us to remove information which is inaccurate.
By submitting your personal information, you consent to the use of that information as set out in this policy.
- How to contact Swanscombe & Greenhithe Town Council:
- Links to other websites:
Use of The Website
The content of the website is for general guidance only and should not therefore be regarded as constituting legal or other advice. Content relating to the law and legal developments featured on this Site are based upon the laws of England and Wales unless otherwise expressly stated.
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we put on your computer. These cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users of our website, which helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. The cookies we use are “analytical” cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
The information stored through cookies is anonymous and none of the information stored about your online usage is linked to you as an identifiable individual. We do not link these statistics to any information which you may have provided whilst using the site.
Cookies improve things by:
- remembering settings, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you visit a new page
- remembering information you’ve given (e.g. your postcode) so you don’t need to keep entering it
- measuring how you use the website so we can make sure it meets your needs
Our cookies aren’t used to identify you personally. They’re just here to make the site work better for you. You can manage and/or delete these small files as you wish.
To learn more about cookies and how to manage them, visit AboutCookies.org.