Derbyshire Dales District Council takes your privacy seriously. We will treat all personal information provided in confidence and store it securely in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018 and General Data Protection Regulations. Learn more about privacy at Derbyshire Dales District Council.
If you complete our Business Support Service enquiry form the information provided will be used for the purpose or purposes for which it was intended, but may be shared with other departments in the Council and third party processors operating on their behalf to provide the service. Data will also be shared with other enforcing authorities for the purpose of preventing fraud, misuse of public funds and any legal or statutory requirements. Learn more about privacy and our Business Support Service.
Protecting your privacy is very important to us. You do not have to give any personal or private information about yourself when you visit our website.
We collect data from our website to help us understand how many people access it, how it is used and whether there have been any technical problems. This doesn’t contain any personal information and we can not link this data to individual visitors. All the information we collect in this way is deleted periodically. The data we collect includes;
- The name of your internet service provider and the internet protocol (IP) address you are using. This may or may not identify a specific computer.
- The date and time you visit our website, and the pages you look at.
- The internet address of any websites which have linked you directly to our site.
We collect personal information only when you specifically and knowingly give it to us, for example by filling out an online form or by sending an email. We record what time you give us this information and keep track of where it is sent to.
We will use the personal information you give us for the reasons stated when you provide it. We will only use it for other reasons where we have to legally or where this is allowed by law. Generally we will not share your information with outside parties unless we have to legally or where the law allows this.
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Managing cookies in your web browser
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Cookies used by this website
This website does not use first party cookies, however, some external content providers that we use may set third party cookies (see below).
Additional Third Party Cookies
Search queries and results are logged anonymously to help us improve our website and search functionality. No identifiable personal information is collected by us.
Security and Performance
We use a third-party web application firewall to help maintain the security and performance of our website. The service checks that traffic to the site is behaving as would be expected. The service will block traffic that is not using the site as expected.
The purpose for implementing all of the above is to maintain and monitor the performance of our website and to constantly look to improve the site and the services it offers to our users. The legal basis we rely on to process your personal data is article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR, which allows us to process personal data when its necessary for the purposes of our legitimate interests.