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Privacy Notice

Introduction


This privacy notice provides information about the types of personal data that we may collect about you when you contact us. It also explains what we will do with that data and how we will keep it safe.

The information in this privacy notice is correct as at 16 May 2018.

Personal information can be anything that identifies and relates to a living person. This can include information that when put together with other information can then identify a person. For example, this could be your name and contact details.

Ealing Council

Ealing Council is the data controller for the personal data we collect. We are registered with the Information Commissioners Office and our registration number is Z5696801.

Links

Please note that this privacy statement does not cover links to other websites.

Notification of changes

As Ealing Council creates new online services this may generate a need to amend this privacy statement. If substantial changes are made, the council will highlight such changes on the home page of the website.

Future developments

If our information changes at any time in the future Ealing Council will post the policy changes on this page.

www.ealing.gov.uk/privacy_statement

 

Use of 'cookies'

Like most websites we use 'cookies' to collect anonymous statistics about how people use the site, and to help us keep it relevant for the user. Cookies 'remember' bits of information from your visit to the site.

A cookie is a simple text file that's stored on your computer or mobile device by a website's server. Only that server can retrieve or read the contents of that cookie. Each cookie is unique to your web browser. So if we put a cookie on your computer, it can't be read by any other website.

We use two types of cookie:

  • 'session cookies' last as long as your current visit to the site, or for up to a limited amount of time if you keep the site open without using it. They mean you don't have to keep re-submitting information as you move through the site or carry out transactions.
  • 'persistent cookies' remember information from previous visits, for example names and details for online forms. They are used to collect anonymous statistics about how many people use the site, and to maintain any settings (such as accessibility) you have changed.

You can change your computer settings at any time to accept all cookies, to notify you when a cookie is issued, or not to receive cookies. How you do this depends on your web browser . . .

Find out more at www.aboutcookies.org

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