We are committed to protecting our visitors’ privacy and we will not collect any personal information about you as a visitor unless you provide it voluntarily. Any personal information you communicate to us is kept within gov.mt itself in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2001.
2.0 The Data Protection Act 2001 and GDPR 2018
The Data Protection Act 2001 was enacted on the 14 December 2001 and came fully into force on the 15 July 2003. The General Data Protection Regulation and Data Protection Act 2018 comes in force on 25 May 2018; this states that clients’ personal data is used only when there is a proper reason to do so and if consent is given to the pertaining organisation.
The Mellieha Local Council has a legal duty to respect and protect any personal information collected. All necessary safeguards will be taken to prevent unauthorised access and any collected details will not be passed to any third party unless you give us your consent to do so.
3.0 Information Collected
As a visitor, we collect three types of information on you:
- Contact or feedback information;
- Web page download information;
- Site usage information.
3.1 Contact or Feedback
When you fill the form on the Contact Us we use the personal information submitted in the form only to respond to your message. This personal information will not be kept longer than necessary and will be deleted once the feedback requirement is met.
3.2 Download Information
If you read or download information from our site, we automatically collect and store the following non-personal information:
- The requested web page or download;
- Whether the request was successful or not;
- The date and time when you accessed the site;
- The Internet address of the web site or the domain name of the computer from which you accessed the site;
- The operating system of the machine running your web browser and the type and version of your web browser.
Please note that this information is strictly for the sole use of mdinalocalcouncil.com and it is not shared, leased, or sold in any manner to any other organisation.
3.3 Site Usage Information
Gov.mt creates “cookies” for each session when you visit our web site. These cookies store information that is sent to your browser – along with a web page – when you access a web page. Your browser will return the cookie information only to the domain from where the cookie originated, i.e., mdinalocalcouncil.com and no other web site can request this information. When you return to mdinalocalcouncil.com, the cookie is sent back to the web server, along with your new request.
4.0 Links to other Web Sites
5.0 Access to your information
You may request us at any time what information is effectively held on you if any, at that particular time. You have the right to have any inaccuracies corrected and where applicable erased, if they are not already deleted.
If you have any queries, contact us on the following: [email protected]
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