Telegraph Cable Lodge 2470 is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
Telegraph Cable Lodge 2470 may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.
As data controller we take all necessary steps to comply with the Data Protection Act 1998 and its relevant subordinate legislation when handling any personal information.
- When you supply any personal information to us we will meet our legal obligations to you in the way that we deal with that information.
- In accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 we are required to collect the information fairly and to let you know how we will use it (see below) and whether we will pass the information on to anyone else (see below)
- We will comply with the Principles set out in the Data Protection Act 1998 and we will ensure all personal information supplied to us is held securely.
- We will ensure that any information will be held only as long as is necessary to ensure our services run smoothly.
- We use up to date industry procedures to keep personal data as safe and secure as possible against loss, unauthorised disclosure or access
What we collect
We may collect any or all of the following three types of information:
(a) traffic or clickstream data,
(b) cookies, or
(c) contact information and other personally identifying information.
Only the information in (c) is Personal Data which falls within the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998. Our collection and use of each type of data is described below, as well as the ways (if any) in which the data may be shared with third parties.
(a) Traffic or Clickstream Data
Data about traffic and usage is not personally identifiable and is not combined with other information the Council holds to provide personally identifiable information.
Like many sites we collect information about online behaviour using cookies. These cookies contain identification information that enables us to see how users are interacting with the site and how frequently they are returning. The cookies do not contain any personally identifiable information and are not combined with other information the Council holds to provide personally identifiable information. You may set your browser software to reject cookies but you may not be able to use all the features of the site.
(c) Contact Information or Personally Identifying Information
We can obtain access to your Personal Data (such as name, e-mail address and other contact information) when you become an advertiser/merchant with us, make comments, submit a problem, or request information from us and provide your name or return contact information.
We may participate on a voluntary basis and provide the Audit Commission with particular sets of data for matching as set out in the Audit Commission’s guidance which can be found at www.audit-commission.gov.uk/nfi
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose 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. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that 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 statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
- whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
- if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us.
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
Last updated: 12 May 2018