The China Clay Country Park and Musuem respects the privacy of every individual who visits our website. We operate in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
Information about you may be collected when you visit our website either by automatic tracking devices (see 'Tracking our visitors' below) or more directly when you request a specifc service, such as subscribing to the newsletter (see 'Newsletter' below).
You are most likely to submit personal imforamtion when you send us feedback or sign up to our newsletter. We only use this infomration to supply the services that have been requested and monitor to improve the quality of our website.
It is the museum's policy not to distribute or sell your information on to a third party.
Tracking our visitors
The musuem monitors how people use the website and aggregates general statistics about customers, traffic pattern and related site information in an anonymous form. In order to collect this data the musuem uses software on the website that collects statistics from IP data. This software can determine what times of day people access our site, which country they access the website from, how long they visit the site for, what browser they are using etc.
This information is collected primarily to measure the popularity of the site as a whole and particular content, allowing us to judge visitors needs and tailor future content.
In some area of our site a cookie may be placed on your computer. A cookie is a small file that resides on your hard drive that allows the musuem to improve the quality of your visit to our website. If your browser permits it you can set your computer to reject cookies, although this may affect the quality of your visit.
Information gather when signing up for the newsletter will only be used for this purpose. You can 'opt out' of the newsletter at any time by clicking on the 'unsubscribe' link at the bottom of each newsletter. Alternatively you can email the web editor. Your details will then be deleted from the database.