Privacy Policy

Effective from 29 October 2018

This privacy policy applies to our Website (the “Website”).  If you do not accept this privacy policy, you must not use this Website. The Old Woughton Parish Privacy Policy is located here.

What Personal Data we collect and why we collect it

Please do not submit your personal information to us if you do not wish us to collect it.


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. We use the personal data provided to give context to the comments and to allow us to respond to the comments, as necessary. Any information that is disclosed in these areas of our Website becomes public information and you should always be careful when deciding to disclose your personal information. For more information, please click on our Website’s Terms & Conditions link.

Contact Us

When visitors complete the Contact Us form to send us an email, we collect the data shown in the Contact Us form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. We use the personal data provided to allow us to reply.

Online Surveys

When visitors complete an online survey, we collect the data shown in the survey, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. We use the personal data provided for the purposes identified in the Online Survey form.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


The only cookies our website uses are session cookies that expire when you leave our site. We store no personal data in any cookies. For further details click on our Use of Cookies link.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


We do collect usage data for this website to help with improvements. This data is anonymous, relating to usage statistics. It includes visitor’s IP addresses and browser user agent strings to carry out technical and statistical analysis to measure the performance of our services and the Website

Who we share your data with

We do not share any data entered in this website with anyone.

We reserve the right to disclose your personal information to comply with applicable laws and government or regulatory bodies’ lawful requests for information.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. Personal contact data you give us to allow us to contact you is retained until you tell us that you no longer wish us to contact you.

Survey data is retained in an anonymised form with no personal data.

What rights you have over your data

If you wish to review or receive copies of the personal information we hold about you, or have any other queries about this privacy policy, please write to us (including full details of your request) at the following address:

Old Woughton Parish Council

PO Box 7575

Milton Keynes, MK11 9GR

We may charge a small administration fee (not exceeding the maximum permitted by law) in relation to fulfilling a request for access to personal information.

Where we send your data

When we conduct online surveys through this website the data, including such personal data that is entered and IP addresses, is collected for us by the survey software providers. We will use reasonable endeavours to control and be responsible for the storage of your information by such suppliers. The software provider does not access this data for any purpose of their own. Furthermore, by using the Website, you consent to the transfer of your personal information outside of the European Union (which may not provide the same protection for such information as the European Union provides) in the event that the processing of your information involves such a transfer.

How we protect your data

We take the security of your personal information very seriously and have appropriate physical, technical and administrative procedures in place to help protect your personal information from unauthorised access, use or disclosure as required by law in England.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

If we change this privacy policy, we will post the revised privacy policy here with an updated effective date. If we make significant changes to the privacy policy, we may also notify you by other means such as sending an email, if we have your contact details, or posting a notice on our home page.