East Keswick Parish Council takes its obligations under the Data Protection Acts and General Data Protection Regulations very seriously. The only data we retain are names, addresses, emails and phone numbers given to us for the express purpose of being kept in touch with village events. We do not share any information with any third party and we retain such information only whilst it has relevance for these needs. All information is held securely within the UK and every effort is made to ensure no unauthorised disclose or access.

When someone visits this website we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. Similarly, like many sites we reserve the option to collect information about online behaviour using cookies, which contain identification information that enables us to see how users are interacting with the site and how frequently they are returning. The cookies do not contain any information which enable you to be personally identified and are not combined with other information the Council holds to provide personally identifiable information.

Individuals can find out if we hold any personal information by making a ‘subject access request’ under the General Data Protection Regulations. If we do hold information about you we will:

  • give you a description of it;
  • tell you why we are holding it;
  • tell you who it could be disclosed to;
  • let you have a copy of the information in an intelligible form.

If you wish to make such request, or have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please email If at any time you feel that we have failed to meet these standards then please either contact us or make a complaint direct to the Information Commissioner using their website

We may edit or amend this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make any substantial changes in the way we use your personal information we will notify you by posting a prominent notice on the Home page of the website. This policy was last updated August 2018.