protect any information about you that you give us when you visit
The Data Protection Act
Under the Data Protection Act, we have a legal duty to protect
any information we collect from you. We use leading technologies
and encryption software to safeguard your data, and keep strict
security standards to prevent any unauthorised access to it.
We do not pass on your details to any third party or government
department unless you give us permission to do so.
What information do we collect?
We collect two kinds of information from visitors to the
Bromsgrove District Council Online: feedback (through visitors
emailing us) and site usage information, from cookies and log
Site usage information
Cookies are pieces of data that are often created when you visit a
website, and which are stored in the cookie directory of your
computer. A number of cookies are created when you visit
the Bromsgrove website.
The cookies do not contain any personal information about
you, and they cannot be used to identify an individual user.
You can set your browser not to accept cookies. If
you do not know how to do this, contact us, giving details on the
type of browser you are using, and we will do our best to help.
Please note that if you do set your browser not to accept cookies
many of the enhanced features may not work correctly.
Read more about the cookies we use on this
Log files allow us to record visitors' use of the site. The web
teams analyse the log file information from all our visitors. We
use this information to make changes to the layout of the website
and to the information in it.
Log files do not contain any personal information and they are
not used to identify any individual patterns of use of the
What happens when I link to another site?
We do not pass on any personal information you have given us to
any other site.
Bromsgrove District Council Online contains links to other
websites, both of government departments and of other
should always be aware when you are moving to another site and read
the privacy statement of any site which collects personal
Access to your information and contacting the
If you wish to see our records of any correspondence you have
sent to us, or if you have a query or complaint about this privacy
policy or about the site, you can contact us by email.
How to Contact