East Dunbartonshire Council has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices for the East Dunbartonshire Council web site.
If you choose to complete any of our on-line forms, any personal data you provide will be kept by relevant staff in the appropriate service area of East Dunbartonshire Council, and that data will be processed in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998.
We will not use the personal information you provide us with for marketing purposes. We may pass your details on to third party service providers who are contracted to East Dunbartonshire Council in the course of dealing with your request. These third parties are obliged to keep your details securely, will use them only to fulfil the request and will dispose of the details when the request is complete.
Under the Data Protection Act 1998, you can make a formal request (known as a subject access request) for the following information:
- clarification that your personal data is being processed by the Council
- a description and copies of such personal data
- the reasons why such data is being processed
- details of to whom it is or may be disclosed
For further information on Data Protection or if you wish to make a subject access request please contact:
Information automatically logged
We use your IP address to gather broad demographic information to help us target content to our audience. We use WebTrends analysis software to build a picture of what content is popular, what browsers are being used to access the content and the popular routes through the site. This information is only used by the Council's web development team to improve the site.
We do not display ads on our site.
Our site has a number of forms. Some of these forms may require users to give us contact information (like their name, email, and postal address) and demographic information (like their post code or age). The customer's contact information will only be used in relation to that enquiry e.g. to provide feedback or to get in touch with the customer if necessary.
Periodically we may conduct online surveys or questionnaires and ask visitors for contact information (like email address) and demographic information (like post code or age). The customer's contact information will only be used in relation to that survey/questionnaire e.g. to build a demographic, provide feedback or to get in touch with the customer if necessary.
This site contains links to other sites. East Dunbartonshire Council is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites and has no control over the content that may be found there. If any site we link to causes concern please contact us.
This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control.
Contacting the web site
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site or your dealings with this web site, please contact us