Privacy statement for www.bristolgirlscan.co.uk
Privacy statement: what we do with your personal data
Your privacy is important to us and we take great care to protect it. You can visit our website without giving us your personal data.
This website contains webforms which can be used by visitors wishing to submit their contact details or other useful information. If you enter your details on the form, it is sent directly to a secure Bristol City Council email address.
Any data you submit will used solely by Bristol City Council for getting in contact with you or where applicable providing the services that you’ve requested.
Links to social media
This website has links to our social media pages and accounts. We don’t collect any personal data through these links.
Sharing button for social media
This website has a share button to automatically post to your own social media account(s). We do not collect any data through this function. The share function is a third party plugin called JetPack by Automattic. Their privacy statement can be found at: https://automattic.com/privacy/
This website has links to external websites. Bristol City Council takes no responsibility for the content or data protection on these sites. Please check their privacy statements or contact the organisations directly if you have any questions.
When we may share your data
We may also share your information without asking you if:
- the law says we must
- there is a risk of serious harm or threat to life.
We collect web statistics automatically about your visit to our site based on your IP address. This information is used to help us track what people are doing on the site so that we can improve it. We don’t use this information to identify you as an individual and you will remain anonymous, unless you identify yourself by completing a form or an online transaction. We use Google Analytics for this purpose, your IP address will be deleted from the Google server after 38 months. Google’s privacy statement is found here: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en
We sometimes store small files called ‘cookies’ on your computer or other device to help improve your experience on the website. Our cookies cannot be used to identify you personally.
How to see the information we hold about you
Under the Data Protection Act 1998, you can ask us for the following information:
- confirmation that your personal data is being processed by the council
- a description and copy of the personal data
- the reasons why the data is being processed
- details of who we have, or might, give it to.
If you wish to see information held by the council about you, please make a data protection request.
Data Protection Notification
You may view the council’s Data Protection Notification by searching for our registration number – Z5873747 – on the Information Commissioner’s website.
Contact the data protection officer
Senior Data Protection Officer
Bristol City Council
ICT Commissioning and Information Governance
P O Box 3176