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Stanstead Abbotts Parish Council

Privacy Policy

OUR PRIVACY AND COOKIES POLICY

PRIVACY

Stanstead Abbotts Parish Council is committed to respecting your privacy and the privacy of every visitor to our web site.  The information we collect about you will be used to fulfil the required services and enable us to improve how, as an organisation, we deal with you.

Should you have a question about the data we store, our contact details are:

Clerk
Stanstead Abbotts Parish Council
150 The Maltings
Roydon Road
Stanstead Abbotts
SG12 8HG

clerk@stansteadabbottsparishcouncil.gov.uk

07943 602877

The information that we collect about you will only be used lawfully (in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulation 2018). All data is retained exclusively within the United Kingdom, or transferred only to ‘third countries’ where ‘adequacy of protection’ or specific certification as defined by The GDPR has been confirmed.

This information will not be disclosed to anyone outside Stanstead Abbotts Parish Council or its associated companies, partners, and other companies with which Stanstead Abbotts Parish Council has arranged services for your benefit.

We expect the information we hold to be accurate and up to date. You have the right as an individual to find out what information we hold about you and make changes if necessary; you also have the right, assuming we are not obligated by law to refuse, to ask us to stop using the information.  To have your information removed or rectified, please contact clerk@stansteadabbottsparishcouncil.gov.uk.

The type of information that we will collect on you, and you voluntarily provide to us on this website form includes:

* Your name
* Address
* Telephone number(s)
* Email address
* Survey responses
* IP address

PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

Stanstead Abbotts Parish Council takes precautions, including administrative, technical, and physical measures, to safeguard your Data against loss, theft, and misuse, as well as against unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction.

Stanstead Abbotts Parish Council uses industry-standard efforts to safeguard the confidentiality of Data, including encryption, firewalls and SSL (Secure Sockets Layer). We have implemented reasonable administrative, technical, and physical security controls to protect against the loss, misuse, or alteration of your Data.

COOKIES

This site uses cookies – these are small text files that are placed on your device to help this website to provide a better user experience. In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping carts, and provide anonymised tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics. As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers.

We use the following cookies:

Category Cookie Name 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.
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Google 'NID','1P_JAR','GCIC','CONSENT','ANID','__Secure-3PAPISID','__Secure-3PSID','__Secure-3PSIDCC' Used by Google to deliver Google Maps and Captcha services on the website

GOOGLE ANALYTICS

This website sets “first party” cookies through its use of Google Analytics. We use Google Analytics to provide us with non-personal site analytics, which in turn help us improve this website. Google Analytics tracking uses cookies in order to provide meaningful reports about web site visitors’, but they do not collect personal data about you. Google Analytics sets or updates cookies only to collect data required for the reports. Additionally, Google Analytics only uses first-party cookies. This means that all cookies set by Google Analytics cannot be altered or retrieved by any service on any domain other than www.stansteadabbottsparishcouncil.gov.uk.  Further detailed information on Google Analytics cookies can be found here.

If you have a concern about how we handle your data, or you would like to lodge a complaint, you may do so by contacting The Information Commissioners Office.