The Poole Bay Partnership
Poolebay.net was first published in response to the high level of public interest
in the major beach replenishment projects of 2005-
Other sources of local coastal information
Personal information is not automatically stored or captured, only your IP address is automatically captured by the web server.
Where personal data is voluntarily provided through e-
We may disclose and use personally identifiable information in special circumstances (for example, when necessary to protect our intellectual property rights). We may also disclose or use your personal information when we, in good faith, believe that the law requires us to do so.
Information We Collect
If you contact us regarding our services or offers, we will collect personally identifiable information from you that may include your name, address, email address and facts about your computer, profession and similar information. This data is kept secure and will only be used for the purpose that you are providing it for and will not be passed on to a third party.
Web Site Usage Information
IP addresses* and website usage information is automatically collected from you when you visit poolebay.net. This information helps us evaluate how visitors and subscribers use and navigate our website on an aggregate basis, including the number and frequency of visitors and subscribers to each web page, and the length of their visits.
How We Use Information Collected
We will only use the information we collect for the purposes for which you specifically provided the information.
Last updated 11/11/12
What are cookies?
Cookies are small files placed on your computer's hard drive by websites, they help websites to analyse web traffic or recognise your computer when you visit a particular site.
Cookies can allow web applications to tailor content to suit your needs by remembering
your likes, dislikes and preferences -
Cookies can also be used to track the number of visitors to a website, the time they spent on the site and the pages they looked at.
Cookies we use
Google provides anonymised data about the visits made to our website. Google servers automatically record the page requests made when you visit our site. These “server logs” typically include your web request, Internet Protocol address, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser.
The information gathered by Google Analytics helps us to improve our site and tailor it to our customers' needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes, we cannot recognise you from the records we hold and cannot access your computer or any information about you. You can find out more about the tool we use for this and how it works on the Google Analytics website..
More info: www.google.com/policies/privacy
If you are concerned about cookies from this or any other website you may want to adjust the privacy settings in your internet browser. By doing this you can withdraw your consent for websites to upload cookies to your computer.
Accept or decline cookies
Most internet browsers automatically accept (or 'consent' to) cookies, but you can usually change your browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer. This may reduce your browsing experience but it gives you greater control over the cookies that are placed on your computer. Should you wish to you can add our web domain to your list of websites that you do not want to receive cookies from.
Here are some links to point you towards advice for the most popular internet browsers:
Mobile Safari -
Netfront (pdf download)
Last updated 11/11/12