Clapham Parish Council (“we”) recognise the importance of protecting the personal information and the privacy of data provided by you which we may collect when you use this website or get in touch with us.
By using this website you are agreeing to the collection and use of your personal information as set out below. If you have any requests concerning your personal information or any queries with regard to these practices please contact us.
Personal information is any information that can be used to identify a living person.
The personal data we collect from you may come from correspondence, enquiries or any feedback you leave when you contact us.
We collect information through Google Analytics but the way it is processed means you cannot be personally identified.
Why we need this information
The information collected by this website includes the user’s Internet Protocol (IP) address which is automatically logged by our web server and used by us and our partners to analyse activity on this website at a high level (such as number of visits). They are not cross-referenced with any other information such that an individual person could be identified.
We collect information through Google Analytics to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to monitor and improve site performance.
The information you provide (personal information such as name, address, email address, phone number) will be processed and stored so that it is possible to contact you and respond to your correspondence, advise and provide information.
Most browsers allow you to accept or reject cookies. Please refer to the help or documentation for your browser for more information on changing your browser settings.
Here is a table of the cookies our website uses and their purpose.
|Necessary Cookies||PHPSESSID||Necessary cookies enable core functionality. The website cannot function properly without these cookies, and can only be disabled by changing your browser preferences.|
|Necessary Cookies||cookiesAccepted||Necessary cookies enable core functionality. The website cannot function properly without these cookies, and can only be disabled by changing your browser preferences.|
|Necessary Cookies||cookiesAcceptedGoogle||Necessary cookies enable core functionality. The website cannot function properly without these cookies, and can only be disabled by changing your browser preferences.|
|‘NID’||Used by Google for delivering Google Maps on the website|
What we do with your data
We will not disclose details to third parties or use the information in any other way without your prior consent. This includes, e-mail addresses, contact details and/or other details which users voluntarily provide.
We will share your data if we are required to do so by law – for example, by court order, or to prevent fraud or other crime.
Where requests are made through our contact form to pass a message on to other people it should be expected that the contact details you provide will also be passed on unless you specifically ask for them not to be.
How we keep your data safe
The Council has a duty of care to ensure the security of personal data and it uses a third party to help maintain the security of its site. Paper records are disposed of using a shredder.
How long we keep your data
We will only keep your data for the purpose for which it was collected and for as long as is necessary.
Your Rights – Access to Information
You have the right to request access to the information we have on you. You will be required to provide proof of identity.
If you believe that the information we have about you is incorrect, you may contact us so that we can update it and keep your data accurate.
If you require the Council to delete the information about you, please contact us.
Links to other websites
This website contains links to third party sites but this Privacy Notice does not apply to these sites nor are we responsible for the content and practices of these websites.
If you go to another website from this one, read their privacy notice/policy on that website to find out what it does with your information. This Privacy Notice applies only to Clapham Parish Council’s website.
Changes to our Privacy Notice
This Privacy Notice may change at any time, so you may wish to check it each time you visit this website.
It was last updated on December 6 2020.
if you have any questions about this Privacy Notice or the personal data we hold about you or to exercise all relevant rights, queries or complaints please let us know:
The Data Controller, Clapham Parish Council