The Data Protection Act

Under the Data Protection Act 1998, we have a legal duty to protect any information we collect from you. We will not pass on your personal details to any third party without your permission or unless we are obliged or permitted by law to do so.

Your personal data

From time to time, you may be asked to submit personal information about yourself (e.g. name and e-mail address) in order to request a dataset or give feedback on datasets posted.

Any personal information you provide to us will only be used by us, our agents and service providers, and will not be disclosed without your consent or unless we are obliged or permitted by law to do so.

However if you post or send offensive, inappropriate or objectionable content anywhere on this site, we may use whatever information about you is available to us to stop such behaviour.

Accessibility statement

It is our intention that the website is usable and accessible to all users. The website's objective is to conform to the Guidelines for (UK Government Websites), which supports Web Content Accessibility Guidelines of the World Wide Web Consortium.


We very much welcome and actively encourage your feedback on this site.

We will not pass on any of your personal information when dealing with your enquiry, unless you have given us permission to do so or unless we are obliged or permitted by law to do so.

Links to other websites

This privacy notice does not cover the links within this site linking to other websites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit.

Changes to this privacy policy

If this privacy policy changes in any way, we will place an updated version on this page. Regularly reviewing this page ensures you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances, if any, we will share it with other parties.