Privacy Policy

Last updated: 27th November 2020

Walsall for All is a partnership initiative between Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, Walsall Council and its partners as part of the governments Integrated Communities Strategy. The programme is co-ordinated and run by Walsall Council who work with their partners to develop and implement projects, with the aim of supporting integration and cohesion throughout Walsall.

Under the General Data Protection Regulations (2016) and the Data Protection Act (2018) you are entitled to know what personal data we use, why we use it, how we store it and for how long, and who we might share it with and why. Personal data is any information which provides details about an individual to someone else. The individual must be identifiable from the information, if the information is fully anonymised it is no longer classed as personal information.

Your personal data includes all the information we hold that identifies you or is about you, for example, your name, email address, postal address, date of birth, location data and in some cases opinions that we document about you.

 

Everything we do with your personal data counts as processing it, including collecting, storing, amending, transferring and deleting it. We are therefore required to comply with the Data Protection Legislation to make sure that your information is properly protected and used appropriately. This fair processing notice provides information about the personal data we process, why we process it and how we process it.

Cookies

To make this site simpler, we sometimes place small data files on your computer. These are known as cookies. Most big websites do this too.

Our cookies help us:

  • Make our website work as you'd expect

  • Improve the speed/security of the site

 

We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)

  • Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)

  • Pass data to advertising networks

  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties

  • Pay sales commissions

We collect web statistics automatically about your visit to our site. This information is used to help us follow browsing preferences so that we can improve our website. These statistics do not contain personal data and cannot be traced back to an individual.

Granting us permission to use cookies

If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.

Website Function Cookies

We use cookies to make our website work including:

There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.

 

Managing Cookies

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, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

 

Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:

  • Google Chrome

  • Microsoft Edge

  • Mozilla Firefox

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer

  • Opera

  • Apple Safari

 

To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer's website.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

How we use cookies

The following cookies are used by this website:

Personal information collected via online forms

Our policy is to respect and protect the privacy of anyone who visits our website.  Where we ask you for personal information via an online form, this information will only be used for the purpose indicated and will be held in a secure manner. 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

 

Use of IP addresses and cookies

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.

 

 

External links​

This site contains links to other sites. Walsall for All is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these sites nor do we endorse any externally linked sites.

 

Security

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

 

 

Measuring website usage (Google Analytics)

We use Google Analytics to collect information about how people use this site. We do this to make sure it’s meeting its users’ needs and to understand how we could do it better.

Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. We do not collect or store your personal information (e.g. your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are.

The following cookies are set by Google Analytics and are classed as ‘persistent’ as they are stored for a considerable time on your computer, but they only track your visits to walsall.gov.uk and not any other sites you visit before or after: 

For more information about Google Analytics, visit www.google.com/analytics