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Privacy statement

Cookies

We use cookies on many of our websites.

A cookie is a small piece of text stored on your computer, phone or whatever you use to browse the web. Cookies have many uses, but fundamentally they are used to store information about you on your computer.

We encourage you to accept the cookies our websites use as they help us to improve the user experience for you and many others.

View a list of cookies on our sites, why we have them and how long they stay on your computer.


To delete cookies or reject cookies

We recommend you allow the cookies set by our websites as they help us to provide a better service. If you do not want to receive cookies from our websites, select the cookie settings under the privacy settings in your browser options, add our domain/s to the list of websites you do not want accept cookies from.

Under settings you can also delete individual cookies or any cookies that your browser has stored. You can find more information on how to delete and control cookies at www.aboutcookies.org.

If you set your browser to refuse cookies, please be aware that there may be impact upon functionality and you may not be able to use all our online services.


Website monitoring

To assist in on going site development, we use monitoring software for the purposes of recording the number of visitors to the site and the most frequently visited pages. We do not use the software to identify these visitors nor keep records of their personal e-mail addresses.


Information we collect

If you contact us by e-mail, or via one of our on-line forms, your details will not be added to a database unless it is relevant to your enquiry and the follow-up action required.

All dealings with us will be subject to the Data Protection Act and Freedom of Information Act. Your personal information will not be passed on to a third party unless otherwise stated.

You have a right to know about the personal information we hold about you and if we receive comments on the accuracy of personal information, we will review the relevant data. For more information on your rights under the Data Protection Act view our data protection pages or visit the Information Commissioner's website.


Links to other websites

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


Privacy support

For further information on our privacy policy please e-mail dataprotection@sevenoaks.gov.uk or write to: The Data Protection Officer, Sevenoaks District Council, Argyle Road, Sevenoaks Kent TN13 1HG.

You may view the Council's Data Protection Notification (registration number: Z6322309) by visiting the register on the Information Commissioner's website.

This policy may be subject to change and any changes will be made by way of an update to this page. You can stay informed as to how we will protect your personal data by regularly reviewing this page.