Terms, conditions and privacy
As a registered Data Controller, Liverpool City Council will only process your personal data/information in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. For more information about the Data Protection Act 1998 visit ico.org.uk.
If you have any enquiries which are related to either the Data Protection Act 1998 or the Freedom of Information Act 2000, you can email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fair processing notice
Liverpool City Council has a duty to protect public funds it administers, and may use information held about you for the prevention and detection of fraud and other lawful purposes. This may include, but not be limited to, matching Council Tax data with Electoral Registration records.
Liverpool City Council will also use the information for the purpose of any of its statutory enforcement duties. It will make any disclosures required by law and may also share this information with other bodies responsible for auditing or administering public funds. We will not disclose your personal information to third parties for marketing purposes.
Unless otherwise stated, the design and layout of this website, and all the material published on this web site, including text, graphics, logos, sounds, images and attached documents, is the copyright of Liverpool City Council.
Personal, non-commercial use
Liverpool City Council authorises you to view and download the material on this website only for your personal, non-commercial use. You must keep any copyright or other notices contained in the original material on any of the material you download.
Educational organisations may use documents on the website for distribution in the classroom, without permission from Liverpool City Council, so long as:
- no changes are made to any documents
- no documents are broadcast in any way or copied or posted to any network computer
- an acknowledgement is included to Liverpool City Council.
Any other use of the material on this website, including distribution outside the classroom, requires express written permission from Liverpool City Council.
Other websites and networked computers
You may not use this website or any part of this website for any purpose on any other website or networked computer.
Liverpool City Council has taken every care in compiling information and material for this website. However, we will not be held responsible for any loss, damage or inconvenience caused as a result of an inaccuracy or error contained in these web pages.
Quality of information - how you can help
If you think there are any mistakes or out of date information on any part of the web site, please let us know by emailing email@example.com and telling us which page or pages you think need changing.
Links to external websites are provided only for your convenience. Liverpool City Council does not endorse any external linked web sites. The sites are not under the control of Liverpool City Council and we are not responsible for their content.
Your feedback and comments
Liverpool City Council welcomes your feedback and comments about Liverpool City Council, about the city and about this site.
We consider any feedback, comments or other material you post on this site, or send us through this site, as non-confidential. Liverpool City Council will be free to use this material, your feedback and comments, and any data transmitted with them in any way it requires.
You are prohibited from posting or sending any unlawful, threatening, libellous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic material to or from this site, or any other material that would break any law.
Liverpool City Council may monitor or review any areas of the site where users send or post communications, feedback, comments or other material. But Liverpool City Council has no liability related to these communications, feedback, comments or materials.
Limitation of liability
Liverpool City Council, its suppliers or other third parties mentioned on this site will not be liable for any damages arising out of the use, inability to use, or results of use of this site, any web sites linked to this site, or any material or information contained on this site.
Liverpool City Council respects your privacy. The information that you provide us with, or that is gathered automatically, helps us to monitor our service and provide you with the services that you are entitled to as a resident of Liverpool or visitor to our website. Emails and forms are treated in the same way as other communications with the council. Emails with your elected representatives are confidential between yourself and your representative.
If you have any concerns, questions or comments please let us know by filling in a Have Your Say email reply form.
Liverpool Register Office Privacy Notice
Personal information which you are required by law to provide for a registration will be kept by the relevant local registration officer and shared with the General Register Office (GRO) for England and Wales for the central record of registrations. Read more about this privacy notice.
Registration and authentication
We may in the future require you to register and be authenticated with us in order to access extra services. The information will not be used for sending you newsletters or other information/promotions unless stated.
Third party sites
Some of our services are provided through partnerships with other organisations. We may, on occasion, share non-personal aggregated information to these third parties.
Many of our pages contain links to sites operated by third parties. The content on these sites are not under our control. If you have any questions concerning these sites and the usage of them we suggest that you contact the webmaster of the site directly.
On occasion we may conduct online surveys. These may be used to determine our services and collect information that we may find useful. These surveys are optional. We may share non-personal, aggregated information with third parties.
Whilst we make every effort to keep the information that you supply secure, please be aware that the Internet is not a fully secure medium. We use secure servers for sensitive information such as credit card numbers and this may in the future, be used for the capture of all personal information.
Usage of information
If requested we may submit your information to law enforcement or government authorities.
Our secure-server software encrypts all your personal information including credit or debit card number and name and address. The encryption process takes the characters you enter and converts them into bits of code that are then securely transmitted over the Internet
How secure is information about me?
We work to protect the security of your information during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts information you input. We transmit the entire credit card number to the appropriate credit card company during order processing.
We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards in connection with the collection, storage and disclosure of personally identifiable customer information. Our security procedures mean that we may occasionally request proof of identity before we disclose personal information to you.
It is important for you to protect against unauthorised access to your password and to your computer. Be sure to sign off when you finish using a shared computer.
Protecting your privacy
To the extent that sensitive personal data is processed about you, we will employ appropriate security measures given the nature of that data. However, you recognise that your use of the Internet and our website is entirely at your own risk. We have tried to create a secure and reliable website for our users. However, we have no responsibility or liability for the security of personal information transmitted via the Internet.
Liverpool City Council utilise the latest in Secure Server Technology to ensure that all personal and transactional information is protected to the highest standards. We never make your personal details available to companies outside Liverpool City Council for marketing purposes, although our representatives may hold your data so that your details and/or order can be processed and/or account maintained.
Data processing on this website
Liverpool City Council automatically collects information which your browser transmits to us and saves it in our server log files. This information consists of:
- browser type/version
- operating system used
- referrer URL (the site previously visited)
- host name of the computer accessing our site (IP address)
- time of the server request
Liverpool City Council cannot use this data to identify specific individuals. This data is not combined with other data sources. The data is used only for internal statistical evaluation.