While we have taken every care in the compilation of the information held on our web site, Hedge End Town Council cannot be held responsible for any loss, damage or inconvenience caused as a result of any inaccuracy or error within these pages.
Hedge End Town Council uses reasonable efforts to include and update information on this web site. It does not however, make any representation as to its accuracy or completeness. Hedge End Town Council, its suppliers and other parties involved in creating and delivering this web site's contents are not liable for any damages arising from use of this site.
This site contains links to other web sites. Hedge End Town Council has no control over the content provided by these sites, and cannot be held responsible for any loss, damage, or inconvenience caused as a result of any inaccuracy or error. Hedge End Town Council's inclusion of hyperlinks to these web sites does not imply any endorsement of any material on such web sites or any association with their operator's services or products.
Hedge End Town Council and material relating to government information, products and services (or to third party information, products and services), is provided 'as is' without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.
We do not warrant that the functions contained in the material contained in this site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that make it available are free of viruses or represent the full functionality, accuracy, reliability of the materials.
In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from use or loss of use of, data, or profits, arising out of or in connection with the use of our site.
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Any dispute arising under these Terms and Conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.
Hedge End Town Council understands that your privacy and the security of your personal information is extremely important. We are committed to protecting your privacy when you visit our website, take part in any of our projects, attend our events or interact with the Council in any way. We want to ensure that we respect your privacy in everything we do.
This Privacy Notice sets out what personal data we collect, what we do with it and how we secure your data. We also explain your rights in relation to the personal data we hold about you and how you can exercise your rights or register a complaint.
Our Contact Details:
Hedge End Town Council
St Johns Road
Email of our Data Protection Officer: Townclerk@hedgeend-tc.gov.uk
Personal Data we collect:
We only collect the information we need to perform our duties as a Town Council. We currently collect and process the following personal information:
- Address (physical/postal)
- Telephone number
- Email address (including business email address)
- Bank account details if we are required to make a payment to you as a service provider
- Photographs and video from our events
- IP address
- CCTV footage and still photographs
- Driver’s licence details
- Passport details
You are under no obligation to provide any information but if you do not then it might be more difficult to provide you with certain services or information. In some cases, we have a legal obligation to collect your personal data.
How we obtain and use personal data:
Most of the personal information we process was provided directly by you for one of the following reasons:
- Registering for one of our events.
- Account details of service providers .
- To respond to enquiries or correspondence.
- As a raffle prize winner at one of our events.
- You agreed to receive marketing emails from us.
- When you hired one of our venues.
- For the purposes of keeping burial records.
- Councillors responding to and dealing with casework on behalf of residents.
Legal Basis for processing personal data:
We always process personal data legally as required by legislation. The different legal bases we rely on are:
- Consent: You gave permission to process the data for a specific purpose. Consent can be removed at any time by contacting our Data Protection Officer.
- Legitimate Interests: The processing is necessary to pursue the Council’s agreed objectives and to carry out our duties.
- Performance of a Contract: We must process personal data in order to be able to meet our contractual obligations.
- Vital Interests: In an emergency we might provide personal data to save someone’s life.
- Legal Obligation: We are required to process your personal data by law.
- Public Interest: To carry out a task in the public interest.
What we do with the information:
We use personal data in the following ways:
- To arrange our events and activities.
- To send our newsletter if you have signed up to receive it.
- To advertise our events and promote our activities.
- To contact you, following your enquiry, reply to any questions, suggestions, issues or complaints you have contacted us about.
- To respond to venue hire enquiries.
- To address concerns you have raised through casework.
We do not share information with third parties unless you have given your permission and we have notified you. We do not transfer personal data outside of the EEA and if such a transfer might become necessary, we will ensure that standard contractual clauses or other safeguarding measures are used and that you are aware of this transfer.
Cookies are small files normally consisting of letters and numbers which stores information on the user’s computer. They are used in numerous ways, such as to analyse visitor traffic to our website through Google Analytics and to help the website load faster to provide an enhanced browsing experience.
How we store your information:
Your information is securely stored on password-protected hardware and in secure filing cabinets.
We keep personal data for only as long as necessary. In most cases, our retention period will come to an end when we are no longer legally required to keep your data or when your relationship with us ends. We review personal data we hold every two years to establish if it is still necessary for us to store and that the information we hold is accurate. In some cases, we are required to keep personal data for longer to comply with our legal obligations. When we no longer need your personal data or have a legal obligation to store the data, we will dispose of your information by deleting it from all our systems and securely disposing of paper files.
Please contact our Data Protection Officer for more information on our Retention Policy.
Your data protection rights:
Under data protection law, you have rights including:
- Your right of access - You have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information.
- Your right to rectification - You have the right to ask us to rectify information you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete.
- Your right to erasure - You have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances.
- Your right to restriction of processing - You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your information in certain circumstances.
- Your right to object to processing - You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data in certain circumstances.
- Your right to data portability - You have the right to ask that we transfer the information you gave us to another organisation, or to you, in certain circumstances.
- Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling.
You are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights. If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. We will require you to provide proof of your identity through a driver’s licence or passport.
Please contact our Data Protection Officer if you want to exercise any of your rights.
How to complain:
In the first instance please send complaints to our Data Protection Officer. If you are not happy with the response you received from the Parish Council or how we used your data, please send your complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office.
The ICO’s address:
Information Commissioner’s Office
Helpline number: 0303 123 1113
From time to time we may add or change functions, features or products to our website or add or change services. This, and our commitment to protecting the privacy of your personal information, may result in periodic changes to this Privacy Notice. We will make every effort to inform you of any changes.
All rights, including copyright and database right, in this web site and its contents, are owned by or licensed to Hedge End Town Council and may only be used in accordance with the Copyright,
Designs and Patents Act 1988, the Copyright and Rights in Databases Regulations 1997, the terms of this notice or the express written approval of the Council, or in the case of other parties the
respective copyright owner.
Public notices and press statements on this web site may be reproduced free of charge provided that they are reproduced accurately and the source acknowledged.
Photographs on the site should not be reproduced without the permission of the Council and/or the copyright holder.
The Council's logo may not be reproduced without written permission. Requests for permission to use the Hedge End Town Council logo should be directed to:
Town Clerk,Hedge End Town Council,2000 Centre,St Johns Road,Hedge End, Hants SO30 4AF.
Tell us how and why your wish to use our logos. Please include your contact details: name, address, telephone number and e-mail.
Hedge End Town Council strives to ensure that its services are accessible to people with disabilities. The Town Council has invested a significant amount of resources to help ensure that its website is made easier to use and more accessible for people with disabilities, with the strong belief that every person has the right to live with dignity, equality, comfort and independence.
ACCESSIBILITY ON THIS WEBSITE
Hedge End Town Council makes available the Free Website Accessibility Widget that is powered by a dedicated accessibility server. The software allows the Town Council to improve compliance with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.1).
ENABLING THE ACCESSIBILITY MENU
Hedge End Town Council accessibility menu can be enabled by clicking the accessibility menu icon that appears in the middle of the page. After triggering the accessibility menu, please wait a moment for the accessibility menu to load in its entirety.
Hedge End Town Council continues its efforts to constantly improve the accessibility of this website and services in the belief that it is our collective moral obligation to allow seamless accessible and unhindered use also for those of us with disabilities.
Despite our efforts to make all pages and content on this website fully accessible, some content may not have yet been fully adapted to the strictest accessibility standards. This may be a result of not having found or identified the most appropriate technological solution.
HERE FOR YOU
If you are experiencing difficulty with any content on this website or require assistance with any part of our site please contact us by emailing Marketing@hedgeend-tc.gov.uk or telephoning 01489 780440 and we will be happy to assist.
Can be found in the bottom left hand corner of the website.