Privacy Statement and Data Protection

Privacy Statement and Data Protection

Page last updated at 27 July 2016 at 15:13

Eastleigh Borough Council is committed to protecting your privacy when you visit our web site. We operate in accordance with the 1998 Data protection act in respect of any personal information you may supply, e.g. name, address, e-mail, etc.

The system will record your e-mail address and other personal information if provided by you when applying for information or services on our website. This shall be treated as proprietary and confidential and will only be used by Eastleigh Borough Council and relevant third parties to provide the services you have specifically signed up for. By subscribing to these services, you are giving your consent to Eastleigh Borough Council and relevant third parties holding and using this information for those purposes. We will not sell to third parties any information you provide. As a public body we are also bound and comply with our legal obligations under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

This statement only covers the Eastleigh Borough Web Site (, this statement does not cover other websites linked to from within this site.

Log files/IP addresses

Our web servers automatically record certain characteristics of your computer. These help us to monitor the number of users using our web site and how our web site is viewed. The information we record is:

Your IP address (this is the unique number given to every device using the internet).
Your web browser type.
Your screen resolution.
Operating system type
The country in which your computer is based.

None of the information we obtain contains any personal information about you and will not be identifiable to you.


Information about cookies on this website

Statement Review

From time to time, we may add or change functions, features or products to our web sites 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 Policy.  As a result, please remember to refer back to this privacy statement regularly to review any amendments.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about the policy, please contact

Freedom of Information Officer