Privacy Policy and Disclaimer

This privacy policy sets out how Walsall.Link uses and protects any information that you give Walsall.Link when you use this website.

Walsall.Link is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Walsall.Link change may this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 13/11/2014.

What we collect

We only collect and hold information that you input into the system.

What we do with the information we gather

All data that has been inputted onto Walsall.Link is going to be visible by other users of Walsall.Link dependent on access levels, with the exception of your password.


We are committed to ensuring that the information contained within Walsall.Link is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information you input the system. Your data is secured behind a passworded database and the system is hosted behind SSL as an extra layer of security. Despite the measures we have in place, we will not be held responsible for any information that is leaked or obtained by "hackers" or anyone attacking the system to gain unauthorised access - including negligence in regards to the personal security of your username and password.

How we use cookies / session data

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps the system keep track of your current logged in session. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs and remembering information about your preferences.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better experience, without them the system would be unusable. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of Walsall.Link.

Links to other websites

Walsall.Link may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave Walsall.Link, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please contact us.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible at the below address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Walsall Council
The Civic Centre