Privacy Policy

This website is owned by Derbyshire Dales District Council. We regard your privacy as important and any personal information you give to us will be used in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). Further details of how we process your personal data can be found in our Privacy Notice. [PDF 58.44KB]

Management information

Derbyshire Dales District Council collects statistical data about usage of our websites. This information is not used to identify individuals, but is collected to provide us with an understanding of the areas of interest on our site and how our site is being used.

If you are connected to the internet you will have an IP Address. This may take the form of a figure, such as 333.333.44.8. The address will be automatically collected and logged as part of the connection of your computer to our web server and may be used to determine the total number of visits to each part of the site. This data is not collected and used for other purposes.


Derbyshire Dales District Council's website contains links to other websites. Derbyshire Dales District Council is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites or organisations, and recommends you consult the privacy information on those sites.

Website advertising

The Council Advertising Network is responsible for delivering advertising on this website. Please take a moment to read their privacy policy, which includes cookie information and details on how to opt out: 

Our aims

We take your privacy seriously.  We always aim to follow the guidance provided by the Information Commissioner, and to comply with the Data Protection Act 2018.


We use cookies on this website.  A cookie is a small piece of text stored on your computer, phone or whatever you use to surf the internet. Cookies have many uses, but fundamentally they are used to store information about you on your computer. They only identify your computer and not you personally.  Cookies have various uses and we've listed the ones we use below, as well as details about managing them.

Google Analytics

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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site.  We use the information to help us improve the site.  The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site and the pages they visited. Google Analytics Overview

For further details on the cookies set by Google Analytics, please refer to the Google Code website.


We embed videos from our official YouTube channel using YouTube's privacy-enhanced mode.  This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode.  To find out more please visit YouTube's embedding videos information page.

Delete or reject cookies

We encourage you to accept the cookies our website uses as they help us to improve the user experience.  If you choose to set your browser to refuse all cookies, please be aware that there may be functionality on this and other websites that will not work.

If you do not want to receive cookies from our website, select cookie settings under the privacy settings in your browser options, then add our domain to the list of websites you do not want to accept cookies from. Under settings you can also delete individual cookies or any cookies that your browser has stored. You can find more information on how to delete and control cookies at

Detect and prevent fraud and crime

We may share information provided to us with other bodies responsible for auditing or administering public funds, in order to prevent and detect fraud.