Information collected and use
We do not collect any personal information about you apart from what you may choose to provide, by using an electronic form or by making a payment online. Any personal information you provide will be processed in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (opens in new window) and the council’s Data Protection Policy (opens in new window). It will be seen only by authorised officers of Kirklees Council, and will be used only for the purposes described when it is collected.
Kirklees Council is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. Only authorised employees of Kirklees Metropolitan Council will have access to it. We will not sell or disclose it outside the council unless we have your consent or unless we are required by law to do so.
Aggregate statistical information
Statistical information such as URL (webpage address), type of browser and IP address of site visitors is automatically monitored. This information is collected to analyse trends, track user movement and use, gather broad demographic information and administer the site. This monitoring does not include personally identifying information.
Electronic data and networks controlled by the council are protected by technical means such as firewalls and anti-virus protection. They are also protected by administrative arrangements to prevent unauthorised disclosure and ensure confidentiality. In addition, any debit or credit card details that you might supply us for any payments are not retained by the council, and are not accessible by any council employee.
Access to your personal information
You have the right to request a copy of the personal information the council holds about you and to have any inaccuracies corrected. For further information visit General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (opens in new window).
Notification of changes
This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that Kirklees Council is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. We encourage our users to be aware of this when they leave our site and to read the privacy statement of any website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to the information collected by this website.