The LGA - providing visitors with anonymous access online
You can access our homepage and browse the public website without first signing in and using a unique personal username and password. The LGA does however provide information that is restricted to registered users, access to which requires the acceptance of a session cookie. The sole purpose of the session cookie is to hold information about the login status of the user. The cookie expires when you log out or close your browser window.
Disclosure and visitor choice
The LGA does not store any of the personal information captured about individuals who access the LGA website - except where you have voluntarily chosen to give us your personal details via email, or when enquiring about or applying for any of our services. In these cases, the personal data you give the LGA will be used exclusively for providing you with the information or service which you have requested.
Data protection notice
The LGA handles personal data in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. Sometimes we may pass on your contact details to third parties for marketing purposes or contact you by mail, telephone, fax, email or other electronic messaging service about goods and services that we believe may be of interest to you.
By providing us with your contact details, you consent to being contacted by these methods of marketing. When providing personal information on our website you will be given the opportunity to restrict the use made of your information in two ways;
- if you do not wish this information to be used by third parties for these purposes
- if you do not wish the LGA to use this information for marketing purposes
If the information you have provided to the LGA via this website is used in a method contary to your instructions to us - please do not hesitate to contact us via LGconnect, the LGA information centre.
Contacting LGconnect - the LGA information centre
Local Government Association
Local Government House