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PRIVACY POLICY

INTRODUCTION

Welcome to The Truth about Local Government. We are committed to protecting your personal data and respecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, and safeguard your information when you use our website. 

WHO WE ARE

The Truth about Local Government is a UK-based platform offering free information to the local authority sector. Our website address is: [www.truthaboutlocalgovernment.co.uk](www.truthaboutlocalgovernment.co.uk).

INFORMATION WE COLLECT

We collect and process the following types of information:

- **Personal Identification Information:** Name, email address, and other contact details you provide when subscribing to our newsletter or contacting us through the website.
- **Usage Data:** Information on how you use our website, including your IP address, browser type, and operating system, collected through cookies and similar technologies.

HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION

We use the information we collect to:

- Provide and maintain our website.
- Respond to your enquiries and provide you with the information you request.
- Send periodic emails and updates, if you have subscribed to our newsletter.
- Improve our website based on your feedback and usage patterns.

LEGAL BASIS FOR PROCESSING YOUR INFORMATION

We process your personal data based on the following legal grounds:

- **Consent:** When you provide your contact details, you consent to us using them to respond to your queries or send you our newsletter.
- **Legitimate Interests:** To ensure the security and proper functioning of our website.

SHARING YOUR INFORMATION

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your personal data to third parties. We may share your information with trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving you, provided those parties agree to keep this information confidential.

YOUR DATA PROTECTION RIGHTS

Under data protection laws, you have the following rights:

- Right to Access: You have the right to request copies of your personal data.
- Right to Rectification: You have the right to request correction of any information you believe is inaccurate or complete information you believe is incomplete.
- Right to Erasure: You have the right to request that we erase your personal data, under certain conditions.
- Right to Restrict Processing: You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
- Right to Object to Processing: You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
- Right to Data Portability: You have the right to request that we transfer the data we have collected to another organisation, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

To exercise any of these rights, please contact us at: [truthaboutlocalgovernment@gmail.com](mailto:truthaboutlocalgovernment@gmail.com).

COOKIES

We use cookies to improve your experience on our website. Cookies are small files placed on your device to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. For more detailed information on the cookies we use and your choices regarding cookies, please refer to our [Cookie Policy].

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. We advise you to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

CONTACT US

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at:

Email: [truthaboutlocalgovernment@gmail.com]

Last updated: [28/05/2024]

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