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Terms and disclaimer

If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of its use.


We endeavour to keep the information on this website up to date and correct. However, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information or services contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever arising from or in connection with the use of this website.

Every effort is made to keep this website up and running smoothly. However, we take no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under our control. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorsement of the views expressed within them.

This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.

Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.

Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of this website is subject to the laws of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Privacy Statement

Maldon District Council is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) as a Data Controller.  Any personal data you give us will be processed in accordance with the ICO’s guidelines and our *Data Protection Policy.

When you visit our website, it automatically captures your internet protocol (“IP”), address, in order to keep track of what you’re requesting. It won’t have any of your personal information until you tell it, though.

We also use the services of an analytics company to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies that collect information do so in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

To use some of our online services, you may be asked to register your name, email address and other relevant details pertinent to that request.  Any personal information which you provide will be stored securely and held in accordance with Data Protection laws and our *Data Retention Policy.

Where you have provided us with personal information, we will not pass this on to any third party organisations or individuals without your express permission (see details of Fair Processing Statement below), unless we’re required to do so, for example if required by a court order, or when requested by the police or another authority investigating illegal activity.  When you sign up for each service, you will be given options as to how that data may be used.
For more information, please contact our Data Protection Officer on 01621 876224, or

*These polices are being updated at present to ensure compliant with GDPR and will be published soon.  In the meantime if you require any specific information, please contact the DPO

Fair Processing Statement

It is important that you are aware that the Council is currently taking part in the Audit Commission's National Fraud Initiative, which means it will share information you provide or have provided with the Audit Commission for the purposes of the detection of fraud.

Please read our Fair Processing Statement for more information.

About Cookies

This site uses cookies in order to provide a service to visitors. No personal data is stored in cookies and cookies are not used in order to provide advertising. Cookies are used for the following purposes:

  1. to allow users to log in to the web site
  2. to check that cookies can be set and therefore determine whether a user is able to log in
  3. to store a reference to form data that is stored on the web server
  4. to provide us with meaningful reports about our site visitors