This privacy statement covers the whole of the Borough of
Broxbourne website. It explains how we collect personal information
via our web forms and how we collect information and
statistics about the use of our website to improve the service
We sometimes ask for personal information (eg. your name,
address and contact details) via the online forms on our
website. 'Online' forms are versions of our forms (e.g. reporting
online, application forms and claim forms) which can be filled out
and sent back to us entirely from our website.
The personal information you
send is primarily used for the purpose stated on the form
you're filling in. With any personal information you send us
we will at all times comply with the requirements of the
Data Protection Act 1998. Full details of this
Act, and your rights concerning data protection and access to
information, can be found at the Information
Commissioner's Office (ICO) website.
websites (those containing 'broxbourne.gov.uk' in their
address). Websites that we link to from our site are
not covered by this policy. For details of our
policy on linking to other websites, see our
We collect information about visitors to our website to help us
measure its use. We use this information solely to improve the
service the website provides, and the information we
gather cannot be used to identify you individually. To get
this data we use a product called Google Analytics.
The Google Analytics software uses 'cookies' (small files
stored on your computer that hold data about your activity on our
website). These are used to gather data about where you go on
our site, what links you follow and how long you stay
for. They also gather other non-personal information,
such as the operating system and screen resolution you are
using on your computer.
None of the data collected by this software can be used to
identify you personally, and it is aggregated together with
the information from other visitors to our site to produce
anonymous statistics. It is these statistics - not the information
from individual visitors - that gives us a picture of the
use of our site.
You can see monthly figures for the number of visitors we get to
our website, and the number of requests for pages (often called
'page hits'), by visiting our website statistics
The design, text, graphics, images, source code and other
material on our site is copyright of the Borough of Broxbourne
or other third parties.
Copyright and planning applications
Plans, drawings and material submitted to us with planning
applications are copyright and protected by the Copyright Acts. You
can download copies of plans and drawings from our website (see
latest planning information online), but you may only use them
to compare current applications with previous schemes, and to check
whether developments have been completed in accordance with
approved plans. Further copies or any further use must not be made
without the prior permission of the copyright owner.
Photographs of people on our website
Before we use photos where people can be individually
identified we ask for their permission to use it, or if it is
a photo of anyone under 18 we will get permission from the parent
We have copyright of Council photos used on this website.
These should not be copied or used in any way without our
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