Legal Information

Disclaimer

Wokingham Borough Council has taken all reasonable steps to ensure that the information contained on these website pages is accurate and correct at the time of writing. Whilst every care has been taken in the compilation of this information Wokingham Borough Council will not be held responsible for any loss, damage or inconvenience caused as a result of any inaccuracy or error within these pages or systems such as online forms and email and SMS sign up.

Links

Wokingham Borough Council is not responsible for any aspect of any website it does not control, nor does it accept any responsibility for sites linked from this one. Inclusion of a pointer to another organisation's site does not constitute a recommendation or endorsement of that organisation or site by the Council.

Our online directories also include information and links to third party websites which are controlled and maintained by others. Wokingham Borough Council is not responsible for the accuracy of the information on the directories and information is not provided as a recommendation of suitability or quality of service.

Other organisations

The inclusion of any company / society / group / person’s within the website should not be used as a recommendation of that company / society / group / person’s name products and / or services.

Copyright for non-commercial use

The information featured on this website is the © copyright of Wokingham Borough Council unless otherwise indicated. You may re-use the information on this website that is the copyright of Wokingham Borough Council free of charge in any format for non-commercial use. Re-use includes copying, issuing copies to the public, publishing, broadcasting and translating into other languages. It also covers non-commercial research and study. Re-use is subject to the following conditions. You must:

Acknowledge the source and our copyright in cases where you supply the information to others

  • Reproduce the information accurately
  • Not use the information in a misleading way
  • Not use the information for the principal purpose of advertising or promoting a particular product or service

Permission may be required in respect of any information that is not Wokingham Borough Council's copyright, from the copyright owner concerned.

You may establish links to this website.

Copyright for commercial use

For commercial use the re-use of information on this website is restricted and will require the potential re-user to apply for a licence to re-use the information.

Advertising

Whilst every effort has been made to make sure the accuracy of the content of the advertisements contained on this website, Wokingham Borough Council cannot accept any liability for errors or omissions contained in any of the advertisements provided by an advertiser. Wokingham Borough Council does not accept any liability for any information or claims made by the advertisement or by the advertisers. Any advertising contained on this website should not be taken as an endorsement by Wokingham Borough Council.

How we use cookies

Where services are delivered on the internet, this sometimes involves placing small amounts of information on your computer or mobile phone. These include small files known as cookies. These cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users of the website which helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our website. They cannot be used to identify you personally.

This information is used to improve services. For example we uses cookies to control the site’s functions, to keep statistics and for session management. We do not store any personal information in cookies.

You can manage these small files yourself and learn more about cookies on the Directgov website.

If you do not want to accept cookies, your browser can be set to automatically reject cookies or to inform you every time a website asks to store a cookie.

Through the browser you can also delete previously stored cookies.

Cookies set by our advertising partner

Our advertising partner uses cookies to optimise the delivery of adverts across the site.

Personal information

Some areas of the our website contain online forms and sign up for email and SMS information where we may ask you to register personal details such as your name, your email address and any other relevant information. This will only be used to respond to your request, query or comments.

To find out more about how we use personal information see fair processing of your information.

Third parties

We may pass details on to relevant third party service providers where to do so is necessary to carry out that purpose. These third parties are contracted to keep such details securely, dispose of them at the correct time and use them only to complete the request and not to use them for marketing purposes. If we want to use personal details for any other purpose we will ask you first.

No personal information will be passed on to third parties for commercial use. These details will only be shared between Council Officers and other agencies where the legal framework allows it to develop the service you receive.

You can request that any personal information you submit is not exchanged within Wokingham Borough Council.

Security

Our online payment system allows a secure transmission method to send the following types of personal data:

  • Primary personal data - such as name and contact details
  • Identifiers - such as credit card details, website password
  • Payments

All our employees and data processors with access to view or process personal data are contracted to respect the confidentiality of such personal data.

Personal data will not be disclosed to government institutions and authorities or others unless required by law.