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THE POLICY

This privacy policy is for this website and governs the privacy of its users who choose to use it. It explains how we comply with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), the DPA (Data Protection Act) [pre GDPR enforcement] and the PECR (Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations). This policy will explain areas of this website that may affect your privacy and personal details, how we process, collect, manage and store those details and how your rights under the GDPR, DPA & PECR are adhered to. Additionally, it will explain the use of cookies or software, advertising or commercial sponsorship from third parties and the download of any documents, files or software made available to you (if any) on this website. Further explanations may be provided for specific pages or features of this website to help you understand how this website and its third parties (if any) interact with you and your computer/device. Please contact us by email if you have any questions.

USE OF COOKIES

This website uses cookies to improve the users experience while visiting the website. As required by legislation, where applicable this website uses a cookie control system, allowing the user to give explicit permission or to deny the use of/saving of cookies on their computer/device.   This website conforms to the EU Cookie Law.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small files saved to a website users computer/device that track, save and store information about the user's interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website to provide the users with a more tailored experience. Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors or use the cookie control system if available upon their first visit.

WEBSITE VISITOR TRACKING

This website may use tracking software, typically Google Analytics, to better understand how it is being used. The software will save a cookie to your computer’s hard drive to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website, but will not store, save or collect personal information.

ADVERTS AND SPONSORED LINKS

This website may contain sponsored links and adverts. These will typically be served through third party organisations, who may have detailed privacy policies relating directly to the adverts they serve. Clicking on any such sponsored links or adverts will send you to the advertisers website through a referral program which may use cookies and will track the number of referrals sent from this website. This may include the use of cookies which may in turn be saved on your computer’s hard drive. Users should therefore note they click on sponsored external links at their own risk and we cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

DOWNLOADS

Any downloadable documents, files or media made available on this website are provided to users at their own risk. While all precautions have been undertaken to ensure only genuine downloads are available, users are advised to verify their authenticity using third party anti-virus software or similar applications. We accept no responsibility for third party downloads and downloads provided by external third party websites and advise users to verify their authenticity using third party anti-virus software or similar applications.

CONTACT AND COMMUNICATION WITH US

Users contacting us through this website do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use. Where we have clearly stated and made you aware of the fact, and where you have given your express permission, we may use your details to send you additional information through a mailing list system. This is done in accordance with the regulations named in 'The policy' above.

EMAIL MARKETING LIST AND MARKETING MESSAGES

We operate an email mailing list program (‘Email Alerts’), used to inform subscribers about events, services and/or news we supply/publish. Users can subscribe to Email Alerts through an online automated process where they have given their explicit permission. The Email Alerts service is provided by HugoFox Ltd (www.hugofox.com). Subscriber personal details are collected, processed, managed and stored on behalf of us by HugoFox Ltd in accordance with the regulations named in 'The policy' above. Subscribers can unsubscribe at any time through an automated online service, or if not available, by other means as detailed in individual messages sent. The type and content of marketing messages subscribers receive is clearly outlined at the point of subscription.

Our Email Alerts service partner is HugoFox Ltd (www.hugofox.com), and you can read their privacy policy in at: https://www.hugofox.com/privacy.

EXTERNAL WEBSITE LINKS AND THIRD PARTIES 

Although we only look to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised to adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website. Shortened URL's - URL shortening is a technique used on the web to shorten URL's (Uniform Resource Locators) to something substantially shorter. This technique is especially used in social media and looks like this (example: http://bit.ly/zyVUBo). Users should take caution before clicking on shortened URL links and verify their authenticity before proceeding. We cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and we cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER

Salterforth Parish Council try very hard to ensure that this website is free from viruses or defects. However, we cannot guarantee that your use of this website or any websites accessible through it will not cause damage to your computer. It is your responsibility to ensure that the right equipment and anti-virus software is available to use the website. Salterforth Parish Council will not be held liable for any loss or damage which may arise to computer equipment as a result of using this website.

ACCURACY OF CONTENT

We have taken care in the preparation of the content of this website and endeavoured to make sure all information is correct. Pictures are provided of the village and are correct at the time of posting on the website.

DISCLAIMER

Any links on this web site do not indicate an endorsement of that link or its contents by Salterforth Parish Council.

Any businesses listed on the web site are listed as a courtesy to local business. This does not indicate an endorsement by Salterforth Parish Council.

OWNERSHIP OF RIGHTS/COPYRIGHT

Material featured on this site is subject to Salterforth Parish Council copyright protection unless otherwise stated.  In accessing the Parish Council's web pages, you agree that you may only download the content for your own personal non-commercial use. This is subject to the material being reproduced accurately and not being used in a derogatory manner or in a misleading context. Where material is being published or issued to others, the source and copyright status must be acknowledged.

The permission to reproduce material does not extend to any material on this site which is identified as being the copyright of a third party.  Authorisation to reproduce such material must be obtained from the copyright holders concerned.

LAW, JURISDICTION AND LANGUAGE

This website, any content contained therein and any contract brought into being as a result of usage of this website are governed by and construed in accordance with English law. Parties to any such contract agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales. All contracts are concluded in English.

NOTE

The above policies are reviewed periodically and are subject to change by Salterforth Parish Council without prior notice. Any changes will be posted immediately on this web site. Continued use of this web site shall be seen as acceptance of any changes.

 

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