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This privacy policy is for this website [], is served by the Octavia Hill Birthplace Museum Trust and governs the privacy of its users who choose to use it.

The policy sets out the different areas where user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations & requirements of the users, the website and website owners. Furthermore the way this website processes, stores and protects user data and information will also be detailed within this policy.

 The Website

This website and its owners take a proactive approach to user privacy and ensure the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its users throughout their visiting experience. This website complies to all UK national laws and requirements for user privacy.

 Use of Cookies

This website uses cookies to better the users experience while visiting the website. Where applicable this website uses a cookie alert system informing the user on their first visit to the website of the use of cookies on their computer / device. This complies with recent legislation requirements for websites to obtain explicit consent from users before leaving behind or reading files such as cookies on a user’s computer / device.

You can read more about this website’s use of cookies by clicking here.

 Contact & Communication

Users contacting this website and/or its owners do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use, as detailed in the Data Protection Act 1998.

If allowed by the user, this website tracks usage via Google Analytics. Personal data (such as user IP) is stripped from this tracking process where possible, and data is stored securely within the EEA and EU-US Privacy Shield.

Whilst we may wish to contact users where appropriate (via submitted personal details), each user will always be presented with an opt-in/opt-out selection when providing personal data, allowing full control over the use of this data. Currently however, this website does not store any user data (beyond that collected by Google Analytics).

This is by no means an entire list of your user rights in regard to receiving email marketing material. Beyond Google Analytics, your details are not passed on to any third parties.

External Links

The owners of this website cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite their best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

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