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Privacy Policy


This statement covers the treatment of personal information that you provide to us. We will endeavour to process any personal information that you provide in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and ensure that your privacy is protected.

What happens when you visit this website?

When you visit this website we collect web statistics concerning your visit, which are stored in a log file. These statistics do not contain personal information and are only used for statistical purposes to monitor usage patterns on our website and cannot be traced back to an individual.

The Data Protection Act 1998

When you complete on-line forms you may be asked to provide personal information, such as your name and address. When you provide information from which you can be personally identified this information is protected by the Data Protection Act 1998.

Under the Act, we have a legal duty to protect any information that we collect from you. We take measures to safeguard your data and apply security standards and controls to prevent any unauthorised access to it.


Where you complete online forms you should be informed of the purposes for which your personal data will be used and to whom it might be disclosed.

In general, information that you provide will be disclosed to the relevant section of the authority. Your personal details will not be disclosed to outside agencies, unless it is necessary to carry out our functions as a local authority and within the law.

We will not sell information provided by you and will not use your information for marketing purposes without obtaining your consent.

Bulletin Boards

The authority may provide bulletin boards, message boards and news group facilities. Personal information provided in these areas becomes publicly available and you should only provide information that you are happy to disclose.

Privacy concerns

If you wish to view records supplied to us, or have any privacy concerns, in the first instance please contact the authority’s Data Protection Officer at or phone 01452 425071.


Gloucestershire County Council is committed to the highest standard of quality information and every effort has been made to present up to date and accurate information.

However, the authority gives no warranty as to the accuracy of the information on this website and accepts no liability for any loss, damage or inconvenience caused as a result of reliance on such information.

Links to external sites contains links to other websites. These links are provided to offer more information which you may like to explore.

The Gloucestershire Road Safety Team is not responsible for the content of other websites. Our inclusion of a link to a third party website should not be considered as an endorsement of their content, agreement with any views expressed on the site, or products or services available.

How we choose our links

Websites we link to must;

  • contain high quality, accurate and reliable information;
  • be relevant and suitable for the audience;
  • be produced by a reputable organisation;
  • be updated regularly; and
  • be freely available.

We do not link to external sites in return for cash or services. We use our discretion when deciding whether to use a link. Meeting our criteria is not a guarantee that we will include them.

You are welcome to ask us to consider adding a link if you think it could be useful. Please use our contact us form to submit your request.

Please note that we review our external links regularly to check whether they are still relevant.

Changes to the privacy policy

Should we amend or update our privacy policy, we will always place the updated version on this page. Regularly checking this page will ensure you are aware of what will happen to the information you provide.

Comment, Complaint or compliment

We welcome all feedback. Please email us at

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