From time to time we may update this policy showing the current details on this page. You should remember to check this page regularly to review any amendments. Where there is a significant change in the policy we shall inform you electronically where you have supplied a current email address.
Who we are
Our Data Protection Officer is:
Steve Collins – email firstname.lastname@example.org
What information do we collect?
The personal information we collect might include your name, address, email address, IP address, and information regarding what web pages are accessed and when.
Details of how we process personal data have been registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office and can be viewed here.
When we require your details we use it to understand your needs, provide you with a better service and in particular for the following reasons:
We will use it for the processing of service requests or for the reason it was being collected. Occasionally external organisations may help process your request so it may be necessary to share your details with them only to enable your request to be processed.
We may use the information to improve our services and develop new ones.
We may periodically send promotional emails about new services, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided. You may opt out of these at any time.
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.
We have a duty to protect public funds. We may use the information you provide to help us to prevent fraud. We may also share this information with other organisations that audit or administer public funds. To prevent and/or detect fraud and crime, we carry out data matching ourselves (and using third parties), as well as sharing this information with other public bodies, such as the Cabinet Office, Department for Work and Pensions, other local authorities, HM Revenue and Customs, and the police. Please see our Data Processing section for further details.
To help us monitor the number of users of our website and how it is viewed our web servers record the following information for all visitors to our website:
Your web browser type.
Your screen resolution.
Operating system type.
The country in which your computer is based.
None of this information contains any personal information about you and will not be identifiable to you.
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.
Cookies are on this website.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and these are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
If for any reason you wish to complain about how your data is being used, we encourage you to contact Data Protection Officer in the first instance. Alternatively, or if you remain unhappy with our response, you have a right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office using the details below:
Information Commissioner’s Office
Telephone: 0303 123 1113