Any personal data collected by Stirling Council will be treated as confidential and in compliance with the rules and regulations of General Data Protection Regulation (May 2018) and Data Protection Act 1998. This Policy may be updated at any time so please return to review it in the future.
WHAT INFORMATION IS COLLECTED?
In running and operating this website, data and information relating to you and your use of the site, is collected and processed. This data and information is detailed below:
Details of visits to this website and the pages and resources that are accessed, including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data and other communication data that may assist in understanding how visitors use this website.
Information, including names, email addresses and location that visitors may voluntarily provide, as a result of filling in contact forms on the website
Information provided to us when visitors communicate electronically for any reason, e.g when making a purchase or enquiry.
HOW WILL MY INFORMATION BE USED?
Your personal information will only be collected, used, processed and stored with a valid reason for doing so which may include:
To create a contract with you: When there is a legitimate interest ie there is a business or commercial reason to do so, unless this is outweighed by your rights or interests
When you consent to it: Your permission and consent will always be asked for, to hold and use health and medical information.
Your information will not be shared with any other third party without your consent, except if required to do so by law.
HOW LONG WILL MY INFORMATION BE STORED FOR?
Your information (including medical and health information) will be kept for no longer than is necessary and only for the purposes in which the personal data was intended and collected for.
WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are used to record aggregate statistical information about the visitors to a website and the use that visitors make of the website. When collected, this information is used to improve the website and further enhance the visitor experience and may be shared with external advertisers, which are non related to Stirling Council. Please note that no personally identifiable information is recorded.
The cookies may also be used to gather information about your general internet use to further assist in developing the website. Where used, these cookies are downloaded to your computer automatically and stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive and then stored there and transferred to us where appropriate, to help improve this website and the service that is provided to you.
Stirling Council website uses third-party cookies to measure the use of the website, including the number of visitors, how frequently pages are viewed, and the city and country of origin of users. This helps to determine what is popular and can influence future content and development. For this purpose, Google Analytics is used to measure and analyse usage of the website. The information collected by Stirling Council will include IP Address, pages visited, browser type and operating system. The data will not be used to identify any user personally. Users have the opportunity to set their computers to accept all cookies, to notify them when a cookie is issued, or not to receive cookies at any time.
WHERE IS MY INFORMATION STORED?
Your information is stored in a secure location with suitable encryption protection.
HOW CAN I ACCESS THE INFORMATION YOU HOLD ON ME?
You can, at any time request to see any information that Stirling Council holds on you.
You can submit a request at any time by contacting via email:firstname.lastname@example.org
It is important that your personal information is accurate and up-to-date. You can at any point, ask for your information to be updated or removed if you think it is inaccurate, or to stop using your personal information if there is no need for us to keep it.
HOW IS PERSONAL INFORMATION REMOVED?
Any information that is no longer required to be held, will be destroyed via paper shredding and deletion of emails and any electronically stored data.