This page explains how we collect and use
Winsham Parish Council Website
Last updated: June 2020
This page informs you
of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal
Information we receive from users of the Site.
Councils Right to Process Information
General Data Protection Regulations
We use your Personal
Information only for providing and improving the Site. By using the Site, you
consent and agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with
Information Collection and Use
While using our Site,
we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information
that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally, identifiable
information may include, but is not limited to your name (“Personal
Information”). We may also run surveys from time-to-time, using third party
websites such as Survey Monkey. We strive to anonymise the data we collect, and
only use it for the improvement of the services we offer.
Like many site
operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit
our Site (“Log Data”).
This Log Data may
include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address,
browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time
and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.
In addition, we may
use third party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor and
analyse this data. This data is completely anonymised and does not include
personal information such as name or email address.
How long will we keep your data?
We hold the data
securely in line with our document retention and management procedure. We keep
all data for as long as a) the project its collected for is in operation b) on
an ongoing basis but normally deleted after 10 years if our association with you
is not active.
We may use your
Personal Information to contact you with newsletters, should you opt into
Cookies are files with
small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies
are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer’s hard
Like many sites, we use “cookies” to collect information. You can
instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is
being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use
some portions of our Site. Please see our Cookie Statement for more
The security of your
Personal Information is important to us but remember that no method of
transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100%
secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your
Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
effective as of June 2020 and will remain in effect except with respect to any
changes in its provisions in the future, which will be in effect immediately
after being posted on this page.
We reserve the right
acknowledgement of the modifications and your consent to abide and be bound by
Reviewed and adopted by Winsham Parish Council on: 3rd June 2020
- Minute No: 4094