Privacy Policy

Effective Date 23/05/2018

This Privacy Policy applies to the Bath Record Office website This Privacy Policy explains what information of yours will be collected by Bath and North East Somerset Council when you access the website, how the information will be used, and how you can control the collection of information. We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy does not apply to information we collect by other means (including offline) or from other sources. The use of information collected through our website shall be limited to the purposes under this Privacy Policy.  This privacy statement only covers the Bath Record Office website run by the Heritage Services section of Bath & North East Somerset Council. Other links within the site to other websites are not covered by this privacy statement.


If you opt in to receive our newsletter, the information collected through the Mailchimp Service may be stored and processed in the United States, Europe, or any other country in which Mailchimp or its subsidiaries, affiliates or service providers maintain facilities.  Whenever we send you an e-newsletter you will be told how to opt out of receiving future newsletters.

IP addresses and Cookies

This website may log some information about website users, such as IP addresses. This information is anonymous.

We may use cookies and pixel tags to collect information about your use of the website to help us make improvements to our website. Cookies are small data files that are sent to your browser and pixel tags are needed in order to read cookies. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. Cookies are usually automatically enabled, but you can choose not to accept them, you can choose to delete existing cookies from your browser or, by editing your browser options, choose not to allow cookies in future. You may wish to visit which contains comprehensive information on how to modify the cookie settings on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies. 


We aim to ensure that our websites are up to date and relevant for our visitors. To help us achieve this goal we use Google Analytics and other analytical systems to analyse anonymous data collected by cookies about how visitors use our websites. This data also helps us to measure the success of our marketing campaigns across Heritage Services.  We do this to make sure we are meeting our users' needs and to understand how we can improve the site.

Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how you got here and what you click on. We do not collect or store any personal information (e.g. your name or address) and we do not allow Google to share our analytics data.

You can opt out of Google Analytics by implementing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.