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Privacy Policy

This policy relates to your use of this website,


This policy explains how personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed.


Please read the following carefully to understand how we will treat your personal data.

Our website may occasionally link to other websites owned and operated by certain trusted third parties. These other third party websites may also use cookies or similar technologies in accordance with their own separate policies. For privacy information relating to these other third party websites, please consult their policies as appropriate.

What information we collect

  • Any personal information that you provide to us by filling in forms on our website. 

  • If you contact us by letter or email, records of the correspondence may be kept.

  • We also record technical data such as your operating system, browser type, referring / exit pages and URLs, number of clicks, domain names and pages viewed in our server logs. This information is used for marketing and security purposes.

How we use your data

We will never sell your personal data to third parties.


Data Protection Statement

All data is collected and stored in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GPDR) (EU) 2018. Your personal data will not be passed on to third parties unless required by law or court order.

The general findings of comments and postcodes received may be shared with Castle Point Council within the submitted Statement of Community Involvement to accompany an application for planning permission.

Your rights

Unless subject to an exemption under the GDPR, you have the following rights with respect to your personal data:

  • The right to request a copy of your personal data which we hold about you.

  • The right to request that we correct any personal data if it is found to be inaccurate or out of date.

  • The right to object to our use of your personal data and request your personal data is erased where it is no longer necessary for us to retain such data. This is known as your right to be forgotten. Please note that there may be legal reasons as to why we will need to keep your data, but please do inform us if you think we are retaining or using your personal data incorrectly.

  • You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes.

  • The right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioners Office. Please see for further information.


Please read about our use of cookies carefully as it contains important information on how we use cookies on our website.

About cookies

A cookie is a small text file which is placed onto your device (e.g. computer, smartphone or other electronic device) when you use our website.


Our use of cookies


We may monitor how many times you visit our website, the pages you visit, traffic data, location data and the originating domain name of your internet service provider using a cookie file. This helps us to build a profile of our users and improve our site to deliver a better and more personalised service. Some of this data will be aggregated or statistical, which means that we will not be able to identify you individually.

For further information on cookies generally, please visit the guidance published by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office,  or

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