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Privacy policy

Our commitment to your data protection

Our policy is to respect and protect the privacy of anyone who visits this website.

How we will use your data

We have written a policy around the ways we will use the information we collect about you. Find more out about this policy.

Certain areas of the Council will use your personal data in specific ways. To ensure fairness we will publish any additional notices of how we use your personal data below. Please note that this list of privacy notices does not replace our main privacy notice nor is it all inclusive of Council activity but represents areas where we feel better explanation of data use would help residents understand the Councils use of their data:

Personal information collected via online forms

Personal information will only be used for the purpose indicated and will be held securely.  It will not be used for any other purpose without your permission and will not be kept for longer than necessary. If you are concerned about providing your personal information online please contact us and we will arrange alternative means for you to provide this information.

IP addresses

We collect IP addresses only for the purposes of system administration and to audit the use of our site. We do not link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable, which means that while your user session will be logged you will remain anonymous to us. This information tells us which areas of the website are used most and helps us improve the service we offer you.


Cookies are used on this website. Cookies are small pieces of information stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive. They are used give us information about what customers look at when visiting this website. They do not identify you but provide us with really useful information that helps us improve the website.  By modifying your browser preferences, you have the choice to accept all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is set or to reject all cookies.  


This website has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control.


We are serious about guarding the security any transactions you make. Our online credit and debit card processing is undertaken by who is compliant with the payment industry’s highest standards for data protection and transaction security.

External links

This website contains links to other sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these sites nor do we endorse any externally linked sites.


While every care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of information on this site Buckinghamshire County Council  accepts no responsibility for any errors, omissions, or misleading statements on these pages. In line with this, Buckinghamshire County Council is not liable for any action you may take as a result of relying on such information or advice or for any loss or damage suffered by you as a result of taking this action. If you believe there is information on the website relating to yourself that is inaccurate, please contact the Council and we will then investigate further and where possible correct this information.

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