Privacy

Privacy Notice

This web site is managed by London Borough of Bexley. The Council respects your privacy rights and is committed to ensuring that it protects your details.

Use of your information

Unless you are told otherwise, the Council will use your information to:

  • Deal with your requests and administer its departmental functions
  • Meet its statutory obligations
  • Prevent and detect fraud
  • Conduct its own surveys and research

The Council may share your information (but only the minimum amount of information necessary to do the above and only where it is lawful to do so) with:

  • Other departments within the Council (including the Councillors)
  • Central government departments
  • The Audit Commission
  • Law enforcement agencies
  • Other organisations which deal with or handle public funds
  • Organisations set up under Acts of Parliament
  • Organisations which provide community services
  • Contractors that process data on our behalf

The Council may also use and disclose information in ways which do not identify individuals for research and strategic development purposes.

Information collected from this web site

Information about you is not automatically stored when you visit this web site. The only information collected on this web site is the information you choose to provide (in other words: on any form posted on this web site which you decide to fill in), including any email address which you use.

To measure and analyse information about visits to this web site Google Analytics is used. This product uses your IP address to collect, among other things, Internet traffic data, web site usage, and data about your browser type. For more information about Google Analytics, see the Google Anlytics website (Opens in a new window).

Data Protection

The Data Protection Act 1998 gives legal rights to individuals in respect to personal data held about them.

Under the Data Protection Act, all personal information is kept secure, accurate, up to date, and is only used for the purposes it was collected, subject only to exceptions specified in the Data Protection Act 1998.

The Information Commissioner is responsible for ensuring that individuals and organisations look after your personal data in keeping with the law. You can read more about data protection on the Information Commissioner's Office.

Freedom of Information (FOI)

Further information on the Freedom of Information Act can be found here.