Privacy Policy

This privacy statement only covers the North Weald Bassett Neighbourhood Plan website at This statement does not cover links within this site to other websites.

If you are a user with general public and anonymous access, this website does not store or capture personal information, unless you have expressly given us the right to do so.  The Website logs the user’s IP address that is automatically recognised by the web server. We use cookies for monitoring the usage of the website but do not collect user information beyond that required for system administration of our web server.

We also collect information on the number of times particular search terms are used and the number of failed searches. We use this information to improve access to the site and to identify gaps in the information content so we can plan appropriate expansion of the system.

We do not collect personal information about you when you visit the website unless you choose to provide it to us to take advantage of a specific service, for example by completing an online form. We will use the information you supply to provide such services.

If you choose to send us personal information, we will use that information to respond to your enquiry and will only pass your details to another agency if it is required by law, or that agency is relevant to your enquiry. We do not collect personal information for commercial purposes.

We may pass your information to North Weald Bassett Parish Council who, as the Relevant Body, are responsible for the Neighbourhood Plan.  This information will only be used for the purposes for which it was given.  Both North Weald Bassett Parish Council and the Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group cares to ensure the security of personal data. Both make sure that your information is protected from unauthorised access, loss, manipulation, falsification, destruction or unauthorised disclosure. This is done through appropriate technical measures and appropriate policies.

Both the Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group and North Weald Bassett Parish Council handles personal information in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

We will only keep your data for the purpose it was collected for and only for as long as is necessary. After which it will be deleted.


We will not process any data relating to a child (under 16) without the express parental/ guardian consent of the child concerned.

Your Rights

Access to Information

You have the right to request access to the information we have on you. You can do this by contacting us at

Information Correction

If you believe that the information we have about you is incorrect, you may contact us so that we can update it and keep your data accurate. Please contact

Information Deletion

If you wish for your information to be deleted please contact

Right to Object

If you believe that your data is not being processed for the purpose it has been collected for, you may object.  Please contact

Rights Related to Automated Decision Making and Profiling

The Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group does not use automated decision making or profiling of individual personal data.

To Sum Up

In accordance with the law, we only collect a limited amount of information about you that is necessary for correspondence, information and service provision.  We do not use profiling, we do not sell or pass your data to third parties other than North Weald Bassett Parish Council. We do not use your data for purposes other than those specified. We make sure your data is stored securely. We delete all information deemed to be no longer necessary. We regularly review our Privacy Policies to keep it up to date in protecting your data.

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