4th October 2016

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy as of October 2016.

This statement explains how we will look after any information we collect from you, and how we will use it.

Collection of personal information

The information which we collect and store during normal use of the site is to retain user preferences and also to monitor and analyse how parts of the site are used. Such use does not result in any personally identifiable data being collected or stored.

You have the option on certain pages within this site to submit personal information to Corstorphine Community Council in order that we might contact you and send you further information or email alerts.

We will not disclose without your consent any personal information we collect about you when you visit the site to any third party outside Corstorphine Community Council. In connection with any application , request or enquiry you make, your information will be passed directly to the relevant person within the Corstorphine Community Council or associate partner.

By submitting your personal information through this website, you shall be consenting to it being processed in the manner described above by Corstorphine Community Council.

If you have submitted personal information through this website and wish us to cease using it for the purposes submitted, please Contact Us.

Holding your information

We will keep your information for the period we require for the purposes for which the data was collected.

We will give you details of personal information we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small administration fee maybe payable. If you would like a copy of the information we hold, please Contact Us.

Links to other websites

Our website contains links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used those links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that or other website. Therefore we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this Privacy Policy. We accept no responsibility or liability for such other websites.

Protection of your personal information

We take appropriate organisational and technical security measures to protect your data against unauthorised disclosure or processing. We securely store the contact information you give us.

Use of cookies on www.corstorphinecc.uk

This site uses cookies – small text files that are placed on your machine to help the site provide better user experience. By continuing to browse the site , you are agreeing to our use of cookies. The information which we collect and store during normal use of the site to retain user preferences and used to monitor and analyse how parts of the site are used. Such use does not result in any personally identifiable data being collected or stored. This website does not store any information that would, on its own, allow us to identify individual users of this service without their permission. Cookies are not shared with any third parties.

The Corstorphine Community Council website has the following cookies in use:

Google Analytics cookie – to collect and analyse the site statistics. Google Analytics mainly uses first party cookies to report on visitors interactions on this website. These cookies do not collect any personally identifiable information and are only used for the statistical collection of data such as visits and page hits. Google Analytics cookies store IP addresses but we can not link those addresses to any individual or path through the website. Google uses the cookies to read information and evaluate visitors use of the website in the form of statistical reports that we have access to. The Google Analytic`s code is incorporated into our website`s code so that our site serves the cookies, but Google has access to cookies.

Google Analytic`s terms require us to reproduce the following wording in this Policy:

“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 Googles 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. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate setting in your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. 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.”

You can also read Google`s Privacy Policy for Google Analytics

As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this website and on others. Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

We may update this policy from time to time bu publishing a new version on our website. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes to this policy.

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