Data protection


The Data Protection Act 1998 controls how your personal information is used by organisations, businesses or the government. Everyone who is responsible for using data has to follow strict rules.

Privacy statement

This website is owned by The Peak District National Park Authority. We regard your privacy as important and any personal information you give to us will be used in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. We do not store any personal information about individuals who visit this site except where they provide contact information or use one of our online services.

Any information you provide will only be used for the reasons specified, and it will not be shared with any third party without your consent unless required by law.

Management information

The Authority 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.

If you are connected to the internet you will have an IP Address. This takes 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.


The Authority may sometimes uses cookies. Cookies are devices which identify your computer to our server and personalise the site for your future use. Cookies only record the areas of our site that a computer has visited. A cookie will not provide us with any personal information, so if you have not supplied us with any personal information, you can still browse our site anonymously. You can amend your browser settings to prevent cookies, but this might affect your use of this site.


The Peak District National Park Authority's website contains links to other websites. The Authority 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 regularly and updated versions will be posted on the website.

Further information

If you would like more information, please contact:

Peak District National Park Authority
Aldern House
Baslow Road
Bakewell DE45 1AE
Tel: 01629 816 200

Independent advice

If you have any questions about the use of your personal information, the Information Commissioner is the independent regulator for both data protection and freedom of information. More details are available at

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