Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Data Collection and Use

The Office of Caroline Nokes MP strives to meet ‘P3P’ standards (the ‘Platform for Privacy Preferences Project’) on data privacy. It is the sole owner of any information it collects. It never sells, shares, or rents this information unless it first discloses the fact in this privacy statement.

Online Polls and Surveys

If you wish to participate in an online poll or survey, in addition to your answers, we collect your Internet Protocol (IP) address. This data will be used by ourselves and our agents to help validate the results and help prevent multiple entries from individuals. In addition to this a cookie may be placed on your system after participating in a poll or survey. No identifiable information will be stored in this cookie.

The data you provide will be retained by the The Office of Caroline Nokes MP in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998 and related legislation. By providing your data to us, you are consenting to the data holders making contact with you in the future by telephone, text or other means, even though you may be registered with the Telephone Preference Service. Your data will not be sold or given to anyone outside this office.

Cookies

Cookies are a technology which can be used to provide you with tailored information from a website. A cookie is an element of data that a website can send to your browser, which may then store it on your system. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it.

Our site makes use of cookies. Cookies are used for the following purposes:

  • Site administration
  • Site customization
  • User targeting
  • Contacting users
  • User analysis
  • Online polls and surveys
  • Links

Our website links to other sites, but we shall always try to warn you when this is the case. Please note that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites: make sure you read their privacy statements if you are concerned about the information they are collecting about you. This statement only applies to our website.

Security

We take every precaution to protect your details.

We also do everything in our power to protect your information once we have received it.

Finally, the servers that store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

Correcting/Updating Information

We recognise that details such as your post code or email address are bound to change over time. We will do what we can to ensure that you can change the information we hold about you.

Notification of Changes

If we change our privacy policy, we shall post a link to those changes on our homepage so that you always know what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.

When we collect information from you, we tell you what we intend to do with it; if we later want to use that information for a different purpose, we shall first send you an email setting out our plans – and it will be up to you whether or not we do so.