We are a Council that listens to local people and involves residents in shaping decisions about services in their communities. We are also a Council that always puts the Community First, our decentralisation scheme is built on a foundation of public consultation and involvement.
We have created this privacy statement to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. This privacy statement discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for our websites.
We will ensure that all information is handled with the utmost care and will not pass information on to any third parties other than those responsible for the information and services provided as part of any enquiry form and/or email.
Data protection and privacy
In order to deliver services to citizens and communities in East Ayrshire, it is necessary for the Council to collect, gather and process personal data about residents, employees and other individuals.
Find out more about data protection and privacy.
Cookies are files saved on your phone, tablet or computer when you visit a website.
There are many types of cookies but the two most common used by websites are persistent cookies and session cookies.
- Session cookies only last as long as you are using a website and your web browser will normally delete this cookie when you close it.
- Persistent cookies have an expiry date set by the website and these are stored on your computer by your web browser. These cookies outlast session cookies and are available to the website each time you visit.
A user can delete previously set persistent cookies manually from their browser or configure their browser settings to delete cookies at a set interval.
To find out more about managing cookies on your device, please visit the all about cookies website.
This site also contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of such linked websites.
Correcting and updating personal information
If you need to change or modify information that you have previously provided, you can do so by contacting the Council by email or by post.