Privacy Policy

We respect your Privacy

This Privacy Policy outlines how and when we may collect information about you when you visit this site. By using this site or providing your contact details on this site operated by Democracy Counts Ltd, you consent to the collection and use of your information under the terms of the Privacy Policy, outlined below.

Your Council is the Data Controller for any information collected on this site in accordance with the United Kingdom Data Protection Act. Any queries regarding this policy or the data we hold on you should be submitted to:

The Data Compliance Officer
Democracy Counts Limited
PO Box 1145
Warrington WA4 9GX

Or by email to

Personal Data and Purpose

This website is written and maintained by Democracy Counts Limited. The main purpose of the site is to support the election process by allowing the electorate the opportunity to vote using the internet.

We analyse information gathered from our website in order to make our site as accessible as possible. We will never use the data we collect for any other purpose unless you explicitly give your permission. We will never use your information for marketing purposes.

What information do we collect?

We secure our website using a username and password and collect details of the IP address of the computer you are using in order to detect and prevent fraud, together with the date and time you visit the website. We store the information on the candidate you vote for and information you provided at registration in order for us to allow us to help with password resets.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

Any changes to our Privacy Policy in the future will be posted to the site and, where appropriate, through e-mail notification.