Privacy Policy

Parish Pump Ltd takes your privacy seriously. The information you provide through our website will be held under the Data Protection Act 1998.

We know that your privacy is very important to you. We recognise the importance of protecting the privacy of information that we may collect from online visitors.

We aim to be as clear as possible about how and why we use information we may gain from you via this website. If your questions are not fully answered by the information below, please contact us for further details.

Compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998 underlies all of our personal information privacy practices. We also have a Data Protection policy which governs how we use the information that we collect about you on this website.

1. Data Protection Statement

The Parish Pump Ltd data protection statement is as follows:
Data Protection Act 1998: Parish Pump Ltd will only use personal data in connection with its purpose in providing editorial and graphic resources to its subscribers. It does not make personal data available to any other organisation or individual. So we will never pass on your details to any third party, unless required to by law. We will always notify you if this is the case.

2. How do we collect information about you?

Parish Pump Ltd does not capture and store any personal information about individuals who access this website, except where you choose to give us your personal information.
These could include you becoming a registered subscriber, writing something on our forum, leaving a message on our visitors’ book, requesting resources such as our free booklet, or by sending us an email.
Parish Pump Ltd does not receive or hold any credit card details for payments made via this website. All on-line payments are handled by Paypal.

3 Why do we collect information about you?

We will keep information that is necessary for us to provide access to our website, any membership mailings, other resources and for statistical purposes.

• To provide you with information about our work including related mailings, events, resources, and any other services described on our website.

• To make sure we have an accurate record of all our subscribers.

• To enhance or improve your experience on our website. (Through the use of cookies – see below.)

4. Who sees your information?

The information we collect through our website will be used exclusively within Parish Pump Ltd. We do not pass any of your personal information to outside organisations and/or individuals without your express consent.

It is a condition of the employment of Parish Pump Ltd staff that they shall not divulge or copy any confidential information concerning the business of Parish Pump Ltd, its suppliers, clients, and customers. To minimise the risk of unauthorised disclosure of your information, we will use some of your information to verify who you are when you contact us.

5. How long do we keep your information?

How long we keep your information collected through our website depends on the context in which you provided it. As a general rule we will keep the time to the minimum necessary for the purpose.
We will keep records of any financial transactions you enter into with us for a minimum of six years. This will enable us to meet with accounting requirements and respond to any questions from you that arise during that period.

6. Viewing the information we hold about you

You may request details of all the information Parish Pump Ltd holds about you by submitting a written request to our "Data Protection Officer." Write to: The Data Protection Officer, Parish Pump Ltd, PO Box 236, Macclesfield SK10 4GJ. Please include your address and a telephone number or email address to enable us to contact you.

7. Links to other sites

This website includes links to other sites. Parishpump.co.uk cannot be held responsible for their privacy policies or the way in which they handle personal information.

8. Cookies on Parish Pump

This website is owned and operated by Parish Pump Ltd. When someone visits www.parishpump.co.uk (or any alias that redirects here) we 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. We collect this information in a way which does not personally identify anyone.
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.