From January 2016, this website is managed by Stroud Local History Society

Data Protection

We have a legal duty to protect any information we collect from you. We use technologies and encryption software to safeguard your data. We recognise, however, that this medium can never be fully secure and you should be aware of this when you use the site. We may pass on your details to any third party or government department provided always that we act in a fair and lawful manner.

We will not share your personal details with any private company or individual.

Site usage information

In order to answer research questions, your enquiry may be passed on to our members, including your contact details, so that those with relevant information can reply to you. Please advise us if you do not want your enquiry sent on.
Session cookies

Cookies are pieces of data created when you visit a website. The cookies our site uses are "session cookies", which means that your "preferences", are stored temporarily while you move around the site. You can set your computer not to accept cookies. However, if you do this, you will not be able to use  because we need to record your preferences in order to give you the information you need during your visit.Session cookies are deleted when you leave the site. They do not contain any personal information about you, and do not hold any information about which sites you visited before

Log files

Log files allow us to record visitors' use of the site. We keep log file information collected from all our visitors, which we use to make changes to the layout of the site and to the information in it, based on the way that visitors move around it.Log files do not contain any personal information or information about which other sites you have visited.
What happens when I link to another site? contains links to other websites. This privacy policy applies only to our site, so you should always be aware when you are moving to another site and read the privacy statement of any site which collects personal information.
Contacting Digital Stroud
If you have a query or complaint about this privacy policy or about the site, you can contact us

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 we will share it with other parties.

Updated May 2018