Wigginton and Hopwas Parish Council

Privacy Notice

This statement only covers the council website maintained by us, and does not cover other websites linked from our site.

By using our site, you are consenting and agreeing to the collection and use of information in accordance with this notice.


If you are a user with general public access, the Wigginton and Hopwas Parish Council website (www.wiggintonandhopwas-pc.gov.uk) logs a number called your IP address which is automatically recognised by the system.

As we do not currently have any contact forms or subscriptions on our website we do not store any personal information from you.

Our public website content is stored with Lichfield District Council and our administrator is WordPress however as we do not store any Personal Information, none is shared with these organisations. However your IP address and Cookies will be stored by them.


We employ cookie technology to help log visitors to our web site. A cookie is a string of information that is sent by a website and stored on your hard drive or temporarily in your computer’s memory. The information collected is used for the administration of the server and to improve the service provided by the website. No personal information is collected this way. You can reject the use of cookies but you may be asked for information again, e.g. to participate in a survey.

To make this site simpler, we sometimes place small data files on your computer. These are known as cookies. Most big websites do this too.

They improve things by:

  • remembering settings, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you visit a new page
  • remembering information you’ve given so you don’t need to keep entering it
  • measuring how you use the website so we can make sure it meets your needs

Our cookies aren’t used to identify you personally. They’re just here to make the site work better for you. You can manage and/or delete these small files as you wish.

To learn more about cookies and how to manage them, visit About Cookies website.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is effective as of November 2021 and will remain in effect except with respect to any changes in its provisions in the future, which will be in effect immediately after being posted on this page.

We reserve the right to update or change our Privacy Policy at any time and you should check this Privacy Policy periodically. Your continued use of the Service after we post any modifications to the Privacy Policy on this page will constitute your acknowledgement of the modifications and your consent to abide and be bound by the modified Privacy Policy.