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About Cookies

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There are two main kinds of cookies: "session" cookies and "persistent" cookies. Session cookies only last for the duration of users using the website and are deleted from your computer when you close your browser, whereas persistent cookies outlast user sessions and remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach their expiry date.


Cookies on this Website

We use Session Cookies and Persistent Cookies on this website.

We use cookies for the following purposes:

  • to improve the website's usability
  • to administer this website

Generally, we use cookies to help us administer this website, and to improve the website's usability. Our Content Management System sets a cookie at the beginning of each visit to the site. This is primarily for administrative users, to enable them to login and modify and add content. It also gives us an indication of how many visits a particular page receives. The data is anonymous, and does not track your progress through the site. When leaving the site, the cookie is deleted.

Cookies do not contain any information that personally identifies you, a cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you.

We are committed to ensuring that your information 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 we collect online.

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 the website.


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Your Personal Data

Who we are

We are part of Preston City Council and your privacy is important to us. We aim for full transparency on how we gather, use, and share your personal information in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation.

If you have any concerns about how the Council is handling your personal data, these can be raised with the Council's Data Protection Officer:

Preston City Council
Lancaster Road
Preston
PR1 2RL

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
We keep our privacy notice under regular review and we will place an up to date version on our website.

This will help ensure that you are always aware of what information we collect and how we use it.

What we need

We will only collect basic personal data about you which includes your name, address, telephone number, email etc. together with information you have given us and information that we receive from third parties e.g. landlords.

Why we need it

(a) The Harris Museum & Art Gallery uses your personal information to improve our services. We only collect the personal data that you give us and we specify the purposes for which your personal data will be used at the point at which we collect it, e.g. for a volunteer database, records of donations to the museum, statistical analysis or when you subscribe to our e-newsletter.

We do not disclose your personal data to partner organisations without your explicit permission under The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) Processing of your personal data will be done in compliance with the legal obligations contained in this Act.

What we do with it

Your personal information will be treated as confidential but it may be shared with other Council services in order to ensure our records are accurate and up-to-date, and to improve the standard of the services we deliver. We will only use your information in ways which are permitted by the General Data Protection Regulation and the current UK Data Protection law.

We have a Data Protection regime in place to oversee the effective and secure processing of your personal data. More information on this framework can be found on our website at www.preston.gov.uk

This authority has a duty to protect the public funds it administers, and may use information held about you for all lawful purposes, including but not limited to the prevention and detection of crime including fraud and money laundering.

The Council may also use your information for the purpose of performing any of its statutory enforcement duties. It will make any disclosures required by law and may also share your information with other bodies responsible for detecting/preventing crime including fraud or auditing/administering public funds.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Preston City Council. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by Preston City Council for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Preston City Council Web site.

The Harris Museum & Art Gallery does not share any personal information with any other specific bodies.
 
If you are a member of the Friends of the Harris (an independent charity), this data is shared between the Friends and the Harris Museum & Art Gallery.  Please contact the Friends of the Harris at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have a query about this.

We will not disclose your personal information to third parties for marketing purposes

What are your rights

You have the right to:

•    request a copy of your information (known as a subject access request)
•    request rectification or erasure of your information,
•    request a restriction on the processing of your information, and,
•    object to processing of your information,
•    complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office about the way the Council processes your information.
•    set your browser to remove or reject cookies before using Preston City Council website

If you require further information about the use of your data or would like to exercise any of the above rights, please contact:

Data Protection Officer
Preston City Council
Town Hall
Lancaster Road
Preston
PR1 2RL

Transferring information overseas

In certain circumstances we may transfer your information to organisations in other countries on the basis that anyone to whom we pass it protects it in the same way we would and in accordance with applicable laws.

How long we keep your information

We will keep your information for as long as it is required by us or other regulatory bodies in order to comply with legal and regulatory requirements or for other operational reasons. In most cases this will be a minimum of six years.  More information on our retention schedule can be found online.
Website information

Preston City Council encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from Preston City Council so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. Preston City Council is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the Preston City Council family of Web sites.

Use of Cookies

The Preston City Council website uses "cookies" to help you personalise your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a website via your web browser.  Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

For more information please refer to our Cookies page. http://www.preston.gov.uk/privacy-policy/

 

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Please go to the Preston City Council jobs vacancies page for details of any current vacancies at the Harris.

 

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