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Privacy Policy

This policy relates to the website with the domain name of www.cumbriabuildingcontrol.org (the "Website").

Cumbria Local Authority Building Control ("We" or "Us") is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This policy and any other documents referred to on it, sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us and how we use "cookies" as a result of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 (SI 2011/1208). Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the "Act"), the data controller is each Local Authority in the Cumbria Local Authority Building Control group.

We may collect and process the data about you including details of your visits to the Website and the resources that you access. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with the Website.

The Website does not use cookies.

If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence or transaction. We use information held about you to ensure that content from the Website is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer, and to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so. For example, requesting further information. We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them.

The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area ("EEA"). This is because our internet service providers run global IT and telecommunications systems and therefore, data may be processed by staff working for these suppliers operating outside the EEA. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

We will do our best to protect your data, we cannot absolutely guarantee the security of your data transmitted to the Website using the Internet; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

The Website may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites third parties. If you follow a link to any of these websites, these websites have their own privacy policies and we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

We may use your information in progressing business with Cumbria Local Authority Building Control partners and contractors involved in delivering goods and services to our customers. Hypothetically, we would disclose or share data in order to comply with any legal duty and obligation, or in order to enforce or apply the terms and conditions of the Website and other agreements. Data might also be disclosed in the event that our business assets were sold or acquired.

The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any request for details of the information we hold about you maybe subject to a fee, however please contact your local authority for further details.

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on the Website.