Privacy & GDPR

Privacy & GDPR

Ashington Parish Council takes the protection of your data seriously. Our aim is to provide a
personalised and valuable service whilst safeguarding our users’ privacy. Collecting some
personal information is necessary if we are to satisfy the expectations and requirements of
our users and we have set out below what we will do with your personal information.

Visitors to this web site

When someone visits www.ashingtonpc.org.uk website we use a third-party service, Google
Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour
patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of
the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. If we do
want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will be up front
about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what
we intend to do with it.

Security and Performance

We use a third-party service to help maintain the security and performance of our website.
To deliver this service it processes the IP addresses of visitors to the site.

Links to other websites

This privacy notice does not cover the links to other websites on our site. We encourage you
to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit.

Disclosure of personal information

We collect contact details via the web site for the purposes of providing a service to existing
and potential customers. We will never disclose personal details without the consent of the
owner. Details are only held for as long as is necessary to fulfil the service request.

Access to personal information

Individuals can find out if we hold any personal information by making a ‘subject access
request’ under the General Data Protection Regulations. If we do hold information about
you we will:

give you a description of it;
tell you why we are holding it;
tell you who it could be disclosed to; and
let you have a copy of the information in an intelligible form.

Please make any such request in writing via our email address clerk@ashingtonpc.org.uk or
by post to:

Ashington Parish Council
12 Oak Road
Billingshurst
West Sussex
RH14 9XH

If at any time you feel that we have failed to meet these standards then please either
contact us or make a complaint direct to the Information Commissioner using their website
www.ico.org.uk/concerns