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Privacy & Data Protection Policy

At Congleton Town Council we are committed to complying with the General Data Protection Regulations (implemented from 25th May 2018) to comply with current legal standards and to maintain the trust and confidence of our visitors to our web site, and those who email mail us via the website. Here you’ll find information on how we treat data that we collect from visitors to our website.

How do we collect information from you?

We can collect personal data from you when you visit our website via Contact forms which you may submit if you wish to contact us. Server logs and Cookies will also collect your (anonymised) IP address.

What type of information is collected from you?

The personal information we collect might include your name, address, email address, IP address, and information regarding what pages are accessed and when you accessed them.

How is your information used?

We may use your personal data such as name, email address and phone number to contact you about queries you have or services you have requested.

We use the IP address of the device you accessed our website from to gain insights on website visitor behaviour, for instance, which are the most popular pages and how long was spent browsing them. This type of data is anonymised.

We can also use IP address information to identify malicious attacks on the web server.

Who has access to your information?

We will not sell or rent your information to third parties and we will not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes. We will not contact you for marketing purposes electronically or by post if you have indicated that you do not wish to be contacted.

Your choices & Access to your Personal Data

You are entitled to know what personal data that we hold and have the right to ask us to amend or delete this information at any time.

You can contact us directly to have your information removed from our records:

Contact Jackie MacArthur with your request:

Via email: info@congletontowncouncil.co.uk

Or write to:  Jackie MacArthur

Congleton Town Hall, Congleton Town Council, High Street, Congleton CW12 1BN

Data Security

Congleton-tc.gov.uk website has an SSL security certificate – the standard security technology for establishing an encrypted link between a web server and a browser. This link ensures that all data passed between the web server and browsers remain secure and private.

The website is hosted with a third party, GDPR compliant provider on an EU based server.

Use of Cookies

Like many other websites, the Congleton-tc.gov.uk website uses small files called Cookies. Cookies are sent to your computer and stored on your hard drive to allow a website to recognise that you have previously visited it when you visit next.

Cookies do several jobs, such as making navigating between pages efficient, remembering your preferences and helping to improve your experience of a website. Cookies do not identify you as an individual.

It is possible to switch off cookies by setting your browser preferences. Turning cookies of may result in a loss of functionality when using our website. See below for our full cookie policy and how to manage cookies.

Links to other websites

This privacy notice does not cover the links from this site to other websites. Other websites are not governed by this Privacy Policy, and if you have questions about how a site uses your information, you’ll need to check that site’s privacy statement.

Review of this Policy

We keep this Policy under regular review. This Policy was last updated in April 2018.