Notification of changes
If at any point we wish to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify users by way of an email. Users will have a choice as to whether or not we use their information in this different manner.
The Borough of Poole is the owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share or rent any part of your information collected on the website to third parties in any way, unless stated on the web page at the point of collecting information from you, or as outlined in our policy statement, or as required by law.
We automatically collect statistical data about usage patterns on our website. This information does not relate to you as an individual and is collected to provide us with an understanding of the areas of interest on our site.
Using facilities on our website you have an option to provide views and comments about our website, the council and our services. The information provided by you via this service will be acted upon according to the content of the communication. We may contact you in order to reply to the issues raised. This contact will be made via email, unless an alternative is specified.
We will retain all communications received in order to produce statistical analysis reports.
All personal information collected on the website will be used for the purpose of delivering the service for which the information was supplied. In addition, the information may be used to make you aware of new or improved services available from us, unless you refuse us permission.
A cookie is a small piece of data that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored temporarily on your computer. A cookie cannot read data off your hard disk, read cookie files created by other websites or damage your system.
If you are concerned about cookies from this or any other website you may want to adjust the privacy settings in your internet browser. By doing this you can withdraw your consent for websites to upload cookies to your computer.
You can find out more about the different types of cookies and what they do at BBC Webwise or go to www.allaboutcookies.org.
Access to all of our users' information is restricted. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job are granted access to personally identifiable information. The servers that we store personally identifiable information on are kept in a secure environment.
If you have any questions or concerns relating to our policy and/or data protection please contact us.