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Terms and disclaimer

Privacy Statement, Cookie Policy and Terms and Disclaimer

Privacy Notice

For further information on how we deal with your personal information, please see our Privacy Notice.


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.

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.allaboutcookies.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

When someone visits our website we use a third party service, Google Universal Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. This includes the type of technology they are using, how long they spend on the site, what page they look at and generally how they are navigating the site. We do this to assist in ongoing site development. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website. 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.

My Account

If you register through My Account, we will retain the personal information you have provided and record information about the services you use and your requests. We may contact you by email about your requests and about services, information and events of interest provided by the Council and our partners but if you wish to opt out of these emails then you can advise us at any time by emailing data.protection@sevenoaks.gov.uk

Transfers outside of the EU

Information about users of the website, including website monitoring and My Account will be processed outside of the EU. We shall ensure, through agreements with our data processors, that appropriate protections are put in place to secure your personal data and Data Protection rights.

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.