Privacy Statement

Seale and Sands Parish Council are committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Seale and Sands Parish Council Web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the Seale and Sands Parish Council website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information


Seale and Sands Parish Council collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Seale and Sands Parish Council also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your post code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

Use of your Personal Information


Seale and Sands Parish Council collects and uses your personal information to operate the Seale and Sands Parish Council Web site and deliver the services you have requested. Seale and Sands Parish Council also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Seale and Sands Parish Council and its affiliates. Seale and Sands Parish Council may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered. Seale and Sands Parish Council do not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Seale and Sands Parish Council may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Seale and Sands Parish Council may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Seale and Sands Parish Council, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Use of Cookies


The Seale and Sands Parish Council Web site use "cookies" to help you personalise your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

Security of your Personal Information


Seale and Sands Parish Council secures your personal information from unauthorised access, use or disclosure. Seale and Sands Parish Council secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalise Seale and Sands Parish Council pages, or register with Seale and Sands Parish Council site or services, a cookie helps Seale and Sands Parish Council to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Seale and Sands Parish Council Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Seale and Sands Parish Council features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Seale and Sands Parish Council services or Web sites you visit.

Changes to this Statement


Seale and Sands Parish Council will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Seale and Sands Parish Council encourage you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Seale and Sands Parish Council are protecting your information.

Seale and Sands Parish Council does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

Seale and Sands Parish Council keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within Seale and Sands Parish Council, in order to determine what Seale and Sands Parish Council services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Seale and Sands Parish Council to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Seale and Sands Parish Council Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Seale and Sands Parish Council or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Seale and Sands Parish Council; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Seale and Sands Parish Council, or the public.

Contact Information


Seale and Sands Parish Council welcome your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Seale and Sands Parish Council have not adhered to this Statement, please contact Seale and Sands Parish Council at clerk@saspc.info. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.