Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy


This website is owned by Darwen Town Council. We regard your privacy as important and any personal information you give to us will only be used in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation 2018.

We do not store personal information about people who visit this site unless they provide contact information or use one of our online services.

If you provide any personal information in order to use a service on this website, it will only be used for the reasons given on the page. It will not be shared with any third party without your consent, unless required by law.

This Privacy Policy applies only to your use of Our Site. Our Site may contain links to other websites.

Please note that We have no control over how your data is collected, stored, or used by other websites and we advise you to check the privacy policies of any such websites before providing any data to them.


We use cookies so that you do not need to enter information again if you return to some pages.

Our Site uses analytics services provided by Google. Website analytics refers to a set of tools used to collect and analyse anonymous usage information, enabling us to better understand how our site is used.

We do not use information gathered by cookies for any other reason.

Information we may collect

We collect the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; login; e-mail address; password; computer and connection information.

We may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page.

Other important information

Our website is hosted on the GoDaddy platform. GoDaddy provides us with the online platform that allows us to showcase our products and services to you.

Your data may be stored through GoDaddy’s data storage, databases and the general GoDaddy applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall.

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.


Personal data is any information about a living individual which allows them to be identified from that data (for example a name, photographs, videos, email address, or address).

The processing of personal data is governed by legislation relating to personal data which applies in the United Kingdom including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Data Protection Act 2018 and other legislation relating to personal data and rights such as the Human Rights Act.

A Data Controller is the person (or organisation) who determines the purposes for which and the manner in which any personal data are, or are to be, processed. Old Laund Booth Parish Council is a Data Controller and is registered with the ICO (see attached certificate).

Please use the following links to access further information:

Data Protection Policy – Adopted June 6th, 2018

General Privacy Notice – Adopted June 6th, 2018

Privacy Notice: Staff, Councillors and Role Holders – Adopted June 6th, 2018

Subject Access Request Policy – Adopted June 6th, 2018

Data Breach Policy – Adopted June 6th, 2018

Consent Form for Use of Personal Data – Adopted June 6th, 2018

Follow this link for full details of the Data Protection Act –