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Privacy Policy

For the purposes of this policy:
Any reference to “we/Our/Us” means Littlehampton Town Council.

Littlehampton Town Council recognises the importance of protecting the privacy of information. In processing the information you supply us, we strive to comply with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998 as well as the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003.

This policy sets out how we use and protect any personal information that you give us when you use our website. If you have any questions about this policy or do not agree with it, please contact us via email: before using our website.

If this policy changes then we will let you know via our website. By using our website, you agree that our privacy statement, current at the time of your use of our website shall apply to all information you provide to us.

Please read the following privacy policy carefully. If you do not agree with our privacy policy, please do not continue to use our website.

  1. What information do we collect?
  2. What do we do with the information we collect?
  3. Email marketing
  4. How to get copies of or amend the information We have collected
  5. Security
  6. Linking
  7. Cookies
  1. What information do we collect?

    We may collect the following information when you use our website: your name, postal address, telephone number and email address.

  2. What do we do with the information we collect?

    We use your information to provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

    • internal record keeping;
    • to send you email newsletters
    • to improve our services
    • to process your queries made via our website and to correspond with you about such queries;
    • to monitor site traffic;
    • to register you with our website
    • to contact you for market research purposes
  3. Email marketing

    We would also like to provide you with Marketing Information by email. However, we appreciate that email “spam” has become a problem in recent years.

    When you provide us with personal information, we will ask you whether or not you are happy for us to send you Marketing Information by email.

    If you decide at any time that you no longer wish to receive emails in connection with Marketing Information from us, please contact us at (if you use more than one e mail address to communicate with us, please notify us of each e-mail account you use).

    We carry our email marketing via Mail Chimp who also have a Privacy Policy. Your information will also be stored on our distribution list in a secured MailChimp server. Extract from MailChimp’s Privacy Policy: Your subscriber lists are stored on a secure MailChimp server. We don’t, under any circumstances, sell your lists, contact people on your lists, market to people on your lists, steal your lists, or share your lists with any other party, unless it’s required by law. If someone on your list complains or contacts us, we may then contact that person. Only authorized employees have access to view Distribution Lists. You may export (download) your lists from MailChimp at any time, as long as we have a copy.

    We’ll use and disclose the information in your Distribution Lists only for the reasons listed under Use of Your Personal Information. Check MailChimp’s website for details.

  4. How to get copies of or amend the information we have collected

    You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held hold about you please email us at

    If you think any information we have about you is incorrect or incomplete, please write or e-mail us as soon as possible. We will correct or update any information as soon as possible.

  5. Security

    We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. Unfortunately no data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your information, we cannot ensure and do not warrant the security of any information you transmit to us via our website and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your information, in order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

  6. Linking

    Throughout this Website you may find links to third party websites. The provision of a link to such a website does not mean that we endorse that website. If you visit any website via a link on this Website you do so at your own risk.

    Any party wishing to link to this website is entitled to do so provided that the conditions below are observed:

    1. you do not seek to imply that we are endorsing the services or products of another party unless this has been agreed with us in writing;
    2. you do not misrepresent your relationship with this website; and
    3. the website from which you link to this Website does not contain offensive or otherwise controversial content or, content that infringes any intellectual property rights or other rights of a third party.
  7. Cookies

    We use cookies for certain areas of our website. Cookies are files that store information on your hard drive or browser that means that our website can recognise that you have visited our website before. They make it easier for you to maintain your preferences on the website, and by seeing how you use the website, we can tailor the website around your preferences and measure usability of the website. Cookies allow us to save your password, if you are a registered user so that you do not have to re-enter it each time you use our website. You can, should you choose, disable the cookies from your browser and delete all cookies currently stored on your computer. On Microsoft Internet Explorer, this can be done by selecting “Tools/Internet Options” and reviewing your privacy settings or selecting “delete cookies”. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website. You can find out how to do this for your particular browser by clicking “help” on your browser’s menu or by visiting No information obtained from the cookie will be used by us for marketing purposes.