Privacy Policy

Last updated: 18-03-19
Sefton Library Service (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operate
This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information when you visit our website.
We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy.
We use your Personal Information for providing and improving the website. By using this website, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

Information Collection And Use

While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”) may include, but is not limited to:
• Name
• Email address

This website is built using WordPress. By default, WordPress does not collect any personal data about visitors, and only collects the data shown on the User Profile screen from registered users. Personal data is also generated from technical processes such as contact forms, comments, cookies, analytics, and third party plugins.
Personal details generated from the use of contact forms are not stored on our database. We do not use the information submitted through them for marketing purposes and that information is never passed on to third parties.

The information collected by email forms is not stored anywhere on the website or database. You may, at any time, request that email enquiries and conversations are deleted.

Analytics and Tracking Data

We use Google Analytics on our website to monitor web visits, engagement and for SEO purposes. The use of Google Analytics involves collecting personal data including IP addresses, user IDs, cookies, browser type, browser version, the pages of our site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics. We do not use the information for either marketing or remarketing purposes and that information is never passed on to third parties.


Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier.
We use “cookies” to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. (However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Site.)

Service Providers

We employ third party companies to facilitate our website (ie hosting and domain name). We are currently using Siteground for a shared hosting package and domain registration service for this website. Siteground are a GDRP compliant company and provide a clear and informative guide regarding their use, storage and distribution of data that can be viewed here.


The security of your Personal Information is important to us and there is a functioning SSL certificate for this site but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Links To Other Sites

Our website may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.
We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Compliance With Laws

We will disclose your Personal Information where required to do so by law or subpoena.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.
You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us.