Our Privacy Policy

The Liberal Democrats take individual privacy seriously, and aim to ensure that our websites meet and exceed all relevant legal and regulatory requirements, including the Data Protection Act. Our privacy policy is published on our public website (on this page), and any changes made to it are promptly reflected in the content of this page.

Any personal information collected via our websites will be stored and processed exclusively for the purposes of the Liberal Democrats.

Personal information

Any personal information you provide, including your email address, will not be passed on to any third party (other than any contractors or firms working on our behalf), except where you have signed a petition or similar, where the petition will be presented to a third party.

We do not keep personal information for longer than necessary. The Liberal Democrats are the sole owner of any information we collect via our websites. If you use a credit or debit card to make a payment we send the details to PayPal, who we employ to do our online payment processing, and we do not keep your card details ourselves, other than the type of card used.

If you join an email list, you may also leave it at any time you wish.

If you provide your email address through some other means (e.g. via the membership page), we may use the email address to send you further information in the future. You may at any point request not to receive such information any more.

Our communications contain details of how you can stop them in future.

We use high-quality encryption to protect your personal information when appropriate. All the information provided to us is stored securely once we receive it. People working on behalf of the Liberal Democrats only have access to the information they need, and the web servers are stored in a high-security environment that is kept under 24-hour guard.
Website statistics

We use traffic analysis tools to analyse website traffic in order to help us continually improve the design, content and layout of pages.

Cookies

We may place a cookie on your machine to help with the gathering of the above website data or, where necessary, to ensure that sites where you login function correctly. We do not access any information stored in cookies placed on your machine by other websites.

If you have any queries about our privacy policy, or if you think that it has not been followed, please contact us.