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Privacy Statement and Cookies

What it covers

This policy covers the use of personally identifiable information that Shropshire Council collects when you visit the Shropshire Heritage Heroes website on: .

Information use

The Heritage Heroes website will ask you to provide some personal information:  your name, address, telephone number and email address.  This information will be used for administering your account.

As this project is being funded by the Arts Council of England they may periodically evaluate this information.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

Shropshire Council will only send personal information about you to other organisations for example other museum and archive services and project contributors.  For agreement for us to share this information please select this box      .

Data Protection

Shropshire Council will use your information in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.


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