Privacy & Cookies

Data Protection Act 1998 - Fair obtaining notice

The Data Protection Act 1998 gives rights to you about how your personal data is obtained and used by Malvern Hills District Council (the 'data controller') when you fill in details on forms on this website.

The information you provide on the forms will be used to process your request and will only be used by Malvern Hills District Council. We may also use your information to let you know about up and coming events in the Malvern Hills District. If you do not want to receive any further information from us, please indicate this by unticking the box on the form. If you untick the permission box the details you have provided will not be used in any way other than to complete your request.

We are committed to protecting your privacy. We will only use the information that we collect about you lawfully (in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998).

We will not email you in the future unless you have given us your consent. You may ask us at any time to stop sending you emails and we will amend our records about you appropriately.

The type of information we will collect about you includes:

This information is collected when you complete forms on the site. We will never collect sensitive information about you without your explicit consent.

We will endeavour to keep the information we hold about you up to date. You can check the information that we hold about you by emailing us at the email address provided below. If there are any inaccuracies please let us know and we will correct it promptly.

The personal information which we hold will be held securely in accordance with our internal security policy and the law.

If we intend to transfer your information outside the EEA (European Economic Area) we will always obtain your consent first.

We may use technology such as a "cookie" to monitor users of this site such as which areas of the site you use most or least often and how often you use the website. A "cookie" is a piece of data stored on the user's hard drive containing information about the user, it is not linked to any of your personal information on our site. It may be possible for you to modify your browser to prevent this happening and you may still be able to use our site. In general, cookies will only be generated for this website by external 3rd party applications such as Google Analytics or Facebook, etc.

If you have any questions/comments about privacy and cookies, you should email us at

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