The terms and conditions of use for Coventry City Council's website and subsites.
This policy explains what we do with any information that you provide us with, or is gathered automatically. We may change this policy without notice, at any time. Any changes will be shown here and you should therefore revisit this and any other relevant pages, from time to time to see what we do with such information.
The personal data you supply to Coventry City Council on their website will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. It will only be used for the specified purpose for which you have given it or for purposes that are compatible with that. Any personal data you have given us will not be passed to third parties for commercial purposes.
Information will be shared among officers, councillors and other partner agencies where the law allows or requires it, to help improve the service you receive and to develop other services. We may also be legally required to share your personal data with law enforcement bodies such as the Police, government authorities and other organisations, for the prevention and detection of crime.If you do not wish certain information about you to be exchanged within the Council, you can request that this does not happen, although this may affect the ability of the Council to provide some services to you.
For the prevention and detection of crime we may submit your information to law enforcement or government authorities if so requested by them.
Web statistics about your visit to our site are collected automatically. This information is used to help us follow browsing preferences so that we can regularly improve our website. These statistics do not contain personal data.
If your experience would be improved by our website knowing your location, we will ask permission to obtain your current location from your device. This can include coordinates, direction of travel and the time the data was recorded. This location data is not tracked and is used in providing specific service requests.
In some areas of the Council website, we may ask you to register your name and e-mail address. We may also collect personal data from you if you complete any forms or if you contact us with comments or specific requests. The personal data collected will only be used for the specified purpose(s), stated on the form and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. E-mails to councillors are confidential between yourself and your councillor.
If you are using a public computer and do not wish others to be able to go back to view the details you have typed into a form on the web it is advisable to clear the contents of the form and your cache (temporary internet files) before leaving the computer.
We welcome your feedback and comments about the City Council and about the city.
Although we make reasonable efforts to keep the information on this website up-to-date and accurate, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees whether express or implied, that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up-to-date. Coventry City Council, its employees or agents will not be held responsible for any loss, damage or inconvenience caused as a result of reliance on such information.
Occasionally, links from our site lead to pages maintained by other organisations. These links are provided for your convenience, and do not imply that Coventry City Council endorses or supports those organisations, the information on their pages, or their products or services in any way. These sites are not under the control of Coventry City Council and we are not responsible for their content. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and we have no control over availability of linked pages. However, if you find a broken link on a page, please use the "Is there anything wrong with this page?" option, available at the foot of each page.
Unless otherwise stated, the design and layout and all the material published on this website is the copyright of Coventry City Council.
We authorise you to view and download the material on this website only for your personal, non-commercial use. You must keep any copyright or other notices contained in the original material on any of the material you download. Any use of the material on this website, including distribution, requires express written permission from Coventry City Council.