Privacy Statement

Your right to privacy is very important to us and we recognise that when you choose to provide us with information about yourself, you trust us to act in a responsible manner.

How We Protect And Respect Data

This privacy statement only covers the following websites:

www.merthyr.gov.uk

www.visitmerthyr.co.uk

We do not use cookies for collecting user information and we will not collect any information about you except that required for system administration of our web server.

The www.merthyr.gov.uk site may contain links to other websites, both those of government departments and of other organisations. This privacy policy applies only to our site, so you should always be aware when you are moving to another site and read the privacy statement of any site which collects personal information.

We do not pass on any personal information you have given us to any other site.

The system will record your e-mail address and other information if volunteered to us by you. This shall be treated as proprietary and confidential. It may be used for internal review and to notify you about updates to the www.merthyr.gov.uk site.

Cookies

When you use the MTCBC Website MTCBC will store cookies on your computer in order to facilitate and customise your use of our Website. 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. MTCBC use cookies to provide us with anonymous aggregate information on how people use our Website and to help us to know what they find interesting and useful on our Website.

MTCBC do not store personal information such as email addresses or other details in a cookie.

Most web browsers are set up to accept cookies. If you do not wish to receive
cookies, you may be able to change the settings of your web browser to refuse
all cookies or to notify you each time a cookie is sent to your computer, giving
you the choice whether to accept it or not. MTCBC does not force the user to
have cookies enabled on their PC. Cookie information is not stored on our
server. Some of the Cookies that may be used by MTCBC are shown below:

ASP.NET_SessionID
Puprose : Microsoft ASP.NET - This cookie may be used for online forms. It is deleted when you close your browser. More information

civicShowCookieIcon & civicAllowCookies
Purpose : Cookie Control - When you click "I'm happy with this..." on the Cookie Control user interface, a cookie is set in order to remember your preference. These cookies are set only after the user has given consent to us to use cookies.

_utma, _utmb, _utmc & _utmz
Purpose : Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics to monitor traffic levels, search queries and visits to this website. Google Analytics stores IP address anonamously on its servers in the US, and neither CIVIC or Google associate your IP address with any personally identifiable information.

These cookies enable Google to determine whether you are a return visitor to the site, and to track the pages that you visit during your session. These cookies are set only after the user has given consent to us to use cookies.

Changes to this privacy policy

If this privacy policy changes in any way, we will place an updated version on this page. Regularly reviewing this page ensures you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances, if any, we will share it with other partie

Tel: 01685 725000
Last updated: 04.05.2012
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