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Website Privacy Statement

Dersingham Parish Council (The Council/we/us”) is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected.

We aim to be as open and transparent as possible around the information we collect when you visit our website, including through the use of “cookies”.

This policy explains what cookies are and how we use them. It also explains the different types of cookies we use, and how you can change or delete them.

We hope that this policy helps you understand, and feel more confident about, our use of cookies. If you have any further queries, please contact us.

For information on how your information is collected and used by The Council generally, please see our separate Privacy Policy.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that is downloaded onto a computer or smartphone when the user accesses a website. It allows the website to recognise that user’s device and store some information about the user’s preferences or past actions. They are widely used in order to make websites work or work in a better, more efficient way.

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but if you do not want information collected this way, most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit the ‘about cookies website’ (link is external). You can choose to block the cookies that are set by this website; however you must be aware that doing so may mean that parts of the site do not work correctly.

We provide links to other third party organisations on our website. A third party is an organisation which is not hosted at the domain address in your browser when you visit our website. These third parties may also use cookies and can also place cookies on your device without you visiting their website directly.

We do not collect personal information from the general public on the website as registration on it is restricted to Council staff. Should you contact us via the form provided on our website pages, your IP address and details entered on the form by you will be emailed to Dersingham Parish Council Clerk and retained in order to respond to you.

Cookie Notice:

(a) we use Wordfence cookies on our website to prevent fraud and improve the security of the website (named WFVT and Wordfence) These Session cookies start with ‘wfvt’ and are only used for the period you use the website and deleted when you close your web browser.

(b) We use WordPress cookies on our website to administer the website (named WP and WordPress)

(c) We use cookies that inform us of the cookie policy being accepted on our website (named cookie_notice_accepted)

Our details

The website is owned by Dersingham Parish Council and managed by the Clerk and Website Administrator on behalf of the Council.

The Parish Council address is: Dersingham Village Centre, 83 Manor Road, Dersingham, King's Lynn, PE31 6LN. You can contact us by writing to the address given above, or by email to