The States of Jersey does not capture or store any personal information about individuals who access this website, except where you voluntarily choose to give us your personal details by:
- using an electronic form
- enquiring about any of our services
- Ethnic or Cultural Origin
- Carer Status
If you contact us asking for information, we may need to send your enquiry to other government departments in order to respond to your request.
Some areas of this website offer email updates. To receive these email updates, you need to register by giving: your email address, a user name and a password. We do not share the information you provide with any third parties and we protect it in accordance with the Data Protection Act.
Links on our website may lead to other websites which are not under our control. Using these links does not mean these organisations can access information about you which is held by the States of Jersey.
The States of Jersey is not responsible for the content of external websites.
The Data Protection Law
The States of Jersey complies with the Data Protection (Jersey) Law 2005, and the good practice for the handling of personal data contained within that act.
Information we collect about you will not be disclosed to any third party without your prior consent or the requestor’s demonstrated legal authority to receive it.
Your computer’s IP address is a number assigned to your computer when you use the internet. This is recorded automatically in a logfile when you visit our site. This logfile does not contain any personal identifiable information about you and will only be used for statistical purposes.
Changes to this policy
We may, at any time, revise this privacy statement without notice. Please check it regularly. Continued use of the States of Jersey website after a change has been made is your acceptance of the change.
We may collect information about your computer, including your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and in order to create reports. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual. The only cookies in use on our site are for Google Analytics. Google Analytics is a web analytics tool that helps website owners understand how visitors engage with their website. Google Analytics customers can view a variety of reports about how visitors interact with their website so that they can improve it. Like many services, Google Analytics uses first-party cookies to track visitor interactions as in our case, where they are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We then use the information to compile reports and to help us improve our site. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. These cookies are used to store information, such as the time that the current visit occurred, whether the visitor has been to the site before and what site referred the visitor to the web page. Google Analytics collects information anonymously. It reports website trends without identifying individual visitors. You can opt out of Google Analytics without affecting how you visit our site – for more information on opting out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites you use, visit this Google page.