Derbyshire Record Office Privacy Policy

This website is owned by Derbyshire County Council. We regard your privacy as important and any personal information you give to us will be used in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulations.

We do not store personal information about individuals who visit this site. Management information

Derbyshire County Council collects statistical data about usage of our websites. This information is not used to identify individuals, but is collected to provide us with an understanding of the areas of interest on our site and how our site is being used.

When someone visits our website we collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We also record details of searches, records viewed and any errors encountered whilst using the web site.

If you are connected to the internet you will have an IP Address. This may take the form of a figure, such as 333.333.22.1. The address will be automatically collected and logged as part of the connection of your computer to our web server and may be used to determine the total number of visits to each part of the site. This data is not collected and used for other purposes.

Use of Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why.




More information

ASP.NET Session cookie


This cookie is essential for the operation of the website. This cookie is deleted when you close your browser.Visit the Derbyshire County Council Privacy Notice


The Derbyshire Record Office catalogue contains links to other websites. Derbyshire County Council is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites or organisations, and recommends you consult the privacy information on those sites.

Changes to this policy

This policy will be reviewed and updated versions will be posted on the website.

Further information

If you would like more information, please contact:

The Access to Information Officer County Hall Matlock Derbyshire DE4 3AG Tel: 01629 538274


Independent advice

If you have any questions about the use of your personal information, the Information Commissioner is the independent regulator for both the General Data Protection Regulations and Freedom of Information.