Any personal information provided to the Council will be held in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. If you provide any personal information in order to use a service on this website, it will only be used for the purposes given on the relevant website page.
Stafford Borough Council currently operates shared service arrangements with Cannock Chase District Council for some of its functions. In these cases personal data may be passed to authorised employees of Cannock Chase District Council for the purposes of carrying out those functions only. It will not be used for any other purpose except as authorised by law.
Any enquiries regarding the Council's use of personal data should be referred to:
The Data Protection Officer
Stafford Borough Council
Stafford ST16 3AQ
Alternatively, you can e-mail Legal Services at firstname.lastname@example.org.
When someone visits our website we collect standard Internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of Stafford Borough Council’s website. We collect this information in a way that does not identify anyone. We do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.
We use Google Analytics to help analyse use of our website. This analytical tool uses 'cookies', which are text files placed on your computer, to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form.
You can find more information about the cookies we use on the Stafford Borough Council website by checking out our Cookies Policy page.
The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) is transmitted to Google. This information is then used to evaluate visitors' use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity for Stafford Borough Council. To find out more about cookies, including how to control and delete them, visit All About Cookies.
If you want to opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit the following website and download the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.
Stafford Borough Council will not (and will not allow any third party) to use the statistical analytics tool to track or to collect any personally identifiable information of visitors to our site. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source as part of our use of the Google statistical analytics tool. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Neither Stafford Borough Council nor Google will link, or seek to link, an IP address with the identity of a computer user.