Privacy Statement

You are not required to provide any personal information to visit these sites.

If you choose to provide information to the council via forms on our sites you are assured that any information you provide will not be passed on to third parties for commercial purposes. We are required by law to protect the public funds we administer. We may share information provided to us with other bodies responsible for auditing or administering public funds, in order to prevent and detect fraud

Our website does not automatically capture or store personal information, other than logging the user's IP address and session information such as the type of browser used and the duration of the visit. This information is only used for statistical purposes.

Cookies and IP addresses

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. They aren't used to identify you personally and you can delete any cookies that your browser has stored. You can find more information on how to manage cookies at aboutcookies.org. We are not responsible for the content of websites linked to from our websites

Cookies for measuring site usage

We use google analytics to help us accurately estimate the number of visitors to the website and volumes of usage. This ensures that the service is available when you want it and fast.

Cookie

Typical content

Expires

_utma

randomly generated number (Determins unique visits to our site and page views)

2 years

_utmb

randomly generated number

30 minutes

_utmz

randomly generated number + info on how the site was reached (e.g. directly or via a link, organic search or paid search)

6 months


To delete cookies or reject cookies

We recommend you allow the cookies set by this website as they help us to provide a better service. If you do not want to receive cookies from this website, select cookie settings under the privacy settings in your browser options, add our domain 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.

Copyright and Logos

Copying or use of the Gravesham Borough Council logo, government logos and/or other third party logos accessed via our site is not permitted without prior approval from the copyright owner. Requests for permission to use the Gravesham Borough Council logo should be directed to digital.team@gravesham.gov.uk  Tell us how and why your wish to use our logos.

Data Rights Licence

You are encouraged to use and re-use the Information that is available under this licence freely and flexibly, with only a few conditions. These are detailed in our data rights licence.

Last Updated: 16 June 2015