Legal & Privacy

Legal & Privacy

A range of legal information such as Copyright, Disclaimer, Privacy and Contributions.


By sharing any contribution (including any text, photographs, graphics, video or audio) with Broxtowe Borough Council you agree to grant Broxtowe Borough Council, free of charge, permission to use the material in any way it wants (including modifying and adapting it for promotional reasons).

Copyright in your contribution will remain with you and this permission is not exclusive, so you can continue to use the material in any way including allowing others to use it. Broxtowe Borough Council will show your name with your contribution, unless you request otherwise, but this may not always possible.

In order that Broxtowe Borough Council can use your contribution, you confirm that your contribution is your own original work, is not defamatory and does not infringe any UK laws, that you have the right to give Broxtowe Borough Council permission to use it for the purposes specified above, and that you have the consent of anyone who is identifiable in your contribution or the consent of their parent / guardian if they are under 16.

Please do not endanger yourself or others, take any unnecessary risks or break any laws when creating content you may share with Broxtowe Borough Council.

If you do not want to grant Broxtowe Borough Council the permission set out above on these terms, please do not submit or share your contribution to or with


The contents of this website (text, graphics and photographs) are the copyright of Broxtowe Borough Council unless otherwise stated.

The names, marks, images and logos identifying Broxtowe Borough Council or third parties are proprietary marks of these organisations and may not be reproduced without their prior written permission.

You are welcome to retrieve and display the content of the website on a computer screen, store such content in electronic form on a PC or print one copy of such content for your own personal, non-commercial use, provided you keep intact any and all copyright and proprietary notices.

You may not otherwise reproduce, modify, copy, distribute or use for commercial purposes any of the materials or content on the website without written permission.


Privacy Notice – Online Forms

The following statement explains Broxtowe Borough Council’s policy regarding the personal data you may disclose to us when completing an online form.

Our aim is to respect your privacy and comply with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the forthcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

The Data Controller

Broxtowe Borough Council is the Data Controller for any personal data you give to us. Our full details are:

Broxtowe Borough Council
Council Offices
Foster Avenue

Telephone: 0115 917 77 77

What Personal Data We Collect and What We Do With It

By submitting the on-line form you consent to the use of your personal information for the intended purpose. The information collected will be used for the purpose described and will not be used or shared with anyone else for any other reason unless the Council has a legal basis for doing so (such organisations may be the Police, HM Revenues and Customs and the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) where a request for information has been made and it is lawful share the information). It will be shared within the Council where it is appropriate to do so to fulfill your request.

How Long We Keep Your Personal Data

The Council will keep your personal information in compliance with its data retention schedules. It will then be securely destroyed. The Council will keep the information secure and within the UK.

Protecting Your Personal Data

We are committed to ensuring that your personal data is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place appropriate technical, physical and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect from you.

Your Rights

You are in complete control. You can object or withdraw your consent to the use of your personal data at any time. Though in some cases we may not be able to provide your requested service where the information processing is an integral part of the service. We will tell you if this is likely to be the case.

Subject to some legal exceptions, you have the right to:

  • request a copy of the personal information Broxtowe Borough Council holds about you;
  • to have any inaccuracies corrected;
  • to have your personal data erased;
  • to place a restriction on our processing of your data;
  • to object to processing; and

To learn more about these rights please see the ICO website.

Please address any such requests to the Council’s Data Protection Officer:

Private and Confidential
Procurement & Technical Officer
Broxtowe Borough Council
Council Offices
Foster Avenue


If you have any concerns about how we treat your personal data you have the right to make a complaint to the Council by contacting the Complaints section at or on (0115) 917 7777. Alternatively you may wish to complain directly to the Information Commissioner's Office.

Stored Information

When you visit our website to view pages, download documents, etc., we automatically store the following information on a cookie:

  • The domain name (if available) and IP address from which you accessed our site;

  • The date and time you visited;

  • The pages you viewed; and

  • The type of browser and operating system you used.

This information enables us to analyse usage of our site and help us to improve the website services we offer. This monitor does not include personally identifiable information. This is not unique as the majority of web site servers on the Internet will store this information every time you visit their site.

For more information about the what data we store when you sign up to our newsletters, please see our Email Me Service.

Type How information is stored


Participation in a poll will result in a cookie being saved on your computer. This is used to help reduce the instances of multiple voting.


While visiting the site you may wish to complete one of our online forms. This information will only be used for the stated purpose. Your information will not be added to any mailing list nor will you receive any unrelated mail unless you specifically indicate so on the form.

Linked sites

The privacy statement applies solely to the Broxtowe Borough Council website. If you visit one of the linked sites our policy no longer applies and we strongly recommend that you check the linked site's privacy statement for further information.

Use of Cookies

The use of cookies on the website is only used to store user session data. No sensitive data is stored in the cookie itself. The session information is used to store a number of interactions such as using the Login or Polls function. As such this information is necessary for these options to function and is providing a service that the visitor has requested. As this is stored using session data this means that when the browser is closed, they're also deleted. For more information on how to enable/disable your browsers cookies, please visit your browser's support website.

Cookie Name Purpose

Essential site cookie


Essential for site functionality and is set by the .net framework. This cookie is deleted when you close your browser.

Online forms



These are used to store a session identifier and again are necessary for our online forms to function. The cookie is deleted when you close the browser.

Leisure Bookings


To create an individual session. It is session-based and therefore is only valid until the user closes the browser. Without this cookie the leisure bookings facility would not function correctly.


client vars


To improve accessibility for visually impaired users so that they can see the content more clearly.

Google Analytics





These cookies are used for us to collate data on statistics such as website visits, where the visitors entered the site and the pages they visited.




This cookie is used for the purpose of our mapping facility software and to give users the ability to find their nearest range of facilities.




These cookies are necessary for the OpenBroxtowe facility to be able to give you details about your council tax and benefits.


The Broxtowe Borough Council website forms one part of its public provision of information and interactive services. The website or pages within should not be regarded as the complete service offered by Broxtowe Borough Council.

The information on this web site is intended for your general information. It is a guide only. Before relying on any matter discussed on this site, you should seek professional advice on any proposed action.

Broxtowe Borough Council makes every attempt to ensure the accuracy and reliability of the information contained in the documents stored, served, and accessed by this website. However, this information should not be relied upon as a substitute for formal advice from the originating bodies or departments of Broxtowe Borough Council and its partners.

Every effort is made to keep the website information accurate and up to date, and Broxtowe Borough Council is committed to the highest standards of quality of information. While every care has been taken in the compilation of this information, Broxtowe Borough Council gives no representations, assurances, undertakings or warranties about the accuracy, correctness or fitness for purpose regarding the website. Broxtowe Borough Council accepts no responsibility whatsoever for any reliance placed upon the contents of this site or for any loss, damage or inconvenience caused as a result of inaccuracy or error within these pages.

Where Broxtowe Borough Council cannot offer the information required directly we will sometimes refer or link the visitor to a site that can provide such information (a "third-party site"). While Broxtowe Borough Council endeavours to ensure that third-party sites are accurate and reliable, Broxtowe Borough Council cannot accept any liability for the accuracy or content of these sites.  

Links to external websites from

A link listed should not be taken as endorsement of any kind and Broxtowe Borough Council does not necessarily endorse the views expressed within the linked site or any product or organisation contained therein. Broxtowe Borough Council has no control over the servers delivering linked pages and therefore cannot guarantee their availability. Broxtowe Borough Council accepts no responsibility for, and therefore will have no liability whatsoever in connection with, any third-party site.

Third Party Software

Broxtowe Borough Council does not endorse any third party software, any examples given are suggestions only and not recommendations. Anyone downloading third party software does so at their own risk and should seek independent advice.


Use of this data is subject to terms and conditions:

  • You are granted a non-exclusive, royalty free, revocable licence solely to view the Licensed Data for non-commercial purposes for the period during which Broxtowe Borough Council makes it available;

  • You are not permitted to copy, sub-license, distribute, sell or make available the Licensed Data to third parties in any form; and

  • Third party rights to enforce the terms of this licence shall be reserved to Ordnance Survey.

To view, please visit Broxtowe Maps.

Broxtowe Borough Council may revise these terms at any time by updating this posting. You should visit this page from time to time to review the then current terms because you are bound by them.


Customer Services
tel: 0115 917 7777