London Borough of Croydon

This privacy statement applies to the web sites of the London Borough of Croydon. Our principal activity is local government and we are based in England.

Our privacy policy complies with the Data Protection Act 1998 and is self-regulated.

You can access and browse our website without disclosing your personal data. On your first visit to our site we will send a system level cookie to your machine. This is for statistical purposes and does not collect any personal data. You can refuse to receive this cookie by setting your browser to refuse all cookies. Not receiving the cookie will not affect your ability to use our site.

Some areas of the website involve firms that act on behalf of Croydon Council. Such agents act for the council and may collect data about our visitors. However, they will only use the information for the purpose it was intended.

Personal information you supply via the various electronic forms available on our website will only be used for the purpose(s) stated on the form. Information you provide in emails to us will only be used for the purpose [which we reasonably believe] it was given.

Personal information you provide may be used for statistical research but will not be used in any way [beyond its original purpose] that enables your identification.

If you do provide personal details electronically you should remember that the internet is susceptible to worldwide interception and you should not provide bank details etc via email.

You will not receive unsolicited paper or electronic mail as a result of using an electronic form unless we explicitly ask for and get your permission.

With the exception of occasional customer satisfaction surveys concerning the website we will not send unsolicited emails to your address. If you request us to we will remove your email address from our records.

This privacy policy covers the London Borough of Croydon's website www.croydon.gov.uk only.

Other websites which we link to from this website are not covered by this policy. Links from this web site to other sites are provided for your convenience.

Please read our disclaimer concerning third party websites.