Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is:

This website is managed by Crewe Town Council, 1 Chantry Court, Forge Street, Crewe, Cheshire CW1 2DL, UK.

Crewe Town Council is responsible for the processing of any personal data collected on the site, and is the data controller.

We regard your privacy as very important.  Any personal information you provide to us through this website will be dealt with in accordance with this Privacy Policy and our Information and Data Protection Policy

General Data Protection Regulations

We take all necessary steps to comply with the Data Protection Act 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulations.  When you supply any personal information to us, we will meet our legal obligations to you in the way that we deal with that information.  In accordance with the Data Protection Principles we are required to collect personal information fairly and to let you know how we will use it and whether we will pass the information onto anyone else. We will comply with these principles by ensuring that:-

  • all personal information supplied to us is held securely
  • information will be held only as long as necessary for our services
  • we use up to date industry procedures to keep personal data as safe and secure as possible against loss, unauthorised disclosure or access. 

1. Visitors to our website

When someone visits this website we may use a third party service, such as Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We may do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.

2. Cookies

You can read more about how we use cookies in our Cookie Policy.

3. External Links/ Embedded Content

Crewe Town Council cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked websites and cannot be held liable for any damages caused by visiting external links.

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website. When this occurs your data is stored by the operator of the embedded website and is not within our control.

4. When contacting us

By Phone

Phone conversations are not recorded unless your call cannot be answered and you choose to leave a voice message. Voice messages are deleted within one working day.

By Email

We will monitor any emails sent to us, including file attachments, for viruses or malicious software.

By Social Media

Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform

Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details

This website uses social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account

Social media platforms we use are Facebook and Twitter. If you send us a private or direct message via Facebook the message will be deleted within one month.  It will not be shared with any other organisations

From time to time, our social media accounts are managed by restricted partners who have signed confidentiality and data sharing agreements.  These restricted partners have access to social media messenger pages in order for them to do their work.

We will not ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms. Please email directly to discuss items that might fit that description.