Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

They are stored in the cookie directory of your hard drive, and do not expire at the end of your session. Cookies do not contain any personal information about you and cannot be used to identify an individual user. If you choose not to accept the cookie, this will not affect your access to the majority of facilities available on our website.

Information we retain

Oxspring Parish Council will not access any of your personal details under the data protection act, however we do retain certain information once your visit has ended which may include:

  • the IP (Internet Protocol) address from which you access our website
  • the type of browser and operating system used to access our website
  • the date and time of your visit to the site
  • the pages, files, documents and links that you visit
  • the internet address of the website from which you linked to our site (ie the previous site you visited before you came to us)..

This information is not used to identify you personally. Such data is important for Oxspring Parish Council statistical and analytical purposes.

Although your browser may be set up to allow the creation of cookies, you can specify that you be prompted before a site puts a cookie on your hard disk, so that you can decide whether to allow or disallow the cookie. Alternatively, you can set your computer not to accept any cookie.

Where visitors may submit information via forms etc, they are deemed to have consented to the collection, processing and storage of that information.
Information submitted will be stored by the webmaster as an email message and used to process any requests. It will be retained for a reasonable period. 
The principles of fair processing will be applied and should you have any concern regarding collection, processing, storage or disclosure of information submitted via this website please contact the council.


In submitting information to this site, the act of clicking on the ‘submit’ button is taken as explicit consent to use of the information as described in this statement.
The council cannot be held responsible for any acts of impersonation and will assume all information submitted is genuine unless there is reason to doubt its authenticity. If you suspect that a false entry has been made using your identity, please contact the parish council.