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Privacy statement

This Privacy Statement only covers South Derbyshire District Council's website at www.south-derbys.gov.uk

This Privacy statement does not cover links within this site to other externally operated websites.

This website is owned by South Derbyshire District Council.  Further information about cookies can be found in guidance to the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 on the Information Commissioner's website.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google").

Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf.

Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Links to other websites

South Derbyshire District Council's website contains links to other websites. South Derbyshire District Council is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites or organisations, and recommends you consult the privacy information on those sites.

Collecting information

We will only ask for information that is necessary for what we do. Where you do provide us with personal information through this website, we will treat it in the strictest confidence, in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and we will only use it for the purposes you give it. If we hold information about you, we assure you that we are processing it fairly and lawfully.

Using and disclosing information

We will only use or disclose the information about you in accordance with what we have told you, unless we are required to do otherwise for legal reasons.

Sharing information with others

  • Sometimes we have to confirm or share information with other organisations. If we need to do this, we will make it clear to you on the forms you complete giving us the information.
  • We will draw up an agreement with the organisation that we need to share the information with. This is so that both sides understand why the information is being passed on, and what use can be made of it.

Information quality

We will make sure that the information about you is accurate and up to date when we collect or use it. You can help us with this by keeping us informed of any changes to the information we hold about you.

Information security

We will keep information about you secure.

We will protect your information against unauthorised change, damage, loss or theft.
Keeping information

We will hold information about you only for as long as the law says. After this, we will dispose of it securely and properly.

Openness

We will tell you what kinds of information we hold and what we do with it.

Access and correctness

Whenever possible, we will let you see the information we hold about you and correct it if it is wrong.

Further information

For further information about Data Protection and making a request for information, please see Data Protection

For further information on the use of Cookies on our website, please see the Cookies page.

Contact details

The Data Protection Officer,
South Derbyshire District Council,
Civic Offices,
Civic Way,
Swadlincote,
Derbyshire DE11 0AH

Tel: 01283 595795
Online: contact form
email: customer.services@south-derbys.gov.uk

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