Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Deddington Online (“DOL”, “we”) is a community website. In order to provide some of the services of this website we may need to collect certain personal data and/or make use of cookies to support the services. We explain these below. This privacy policy will be reviewed, and may be revised, from time to time. You may wish to revisit it regularly.

Collection and use of personal data

We do not collect personal data as a result of merely viewing the DOL website. However, if you decide to take part in certain services of the website (e.g. as a content editor) then we may ask you to create an account. This requires the collection of name and email information.

DOL may make use of personal data that you have provided to:

  1. Allow natural operation and administration of the website, including contacting you
  2. Respond to enquiries you may make
  3. Publish it where the personal data has been collected for that purpose (such as the index of clubs & societies)

We will treat your personal data with care. We will correct or remove personal data on request to

We will retain your personal data for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this policy unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.


We do not knowingly collect personal data from children under 13. If we learn that we have collected the personal data of a child under 13 we will take steps to delete the data as soon as possible.


In order to benefit from the full functionality offered by this web site, it is occasionally necessary for us to place a small amount of information (a cookie) on your computer. Cookies may be used to store your viewing options or to support certain services (such as the Gallery). You can learn more about cookies at

We ask for your consent before using such cookies with a small popup window, also viewable by clicking on the triangular icon at the bottom right of the page. Most browsers also allow you to refuse to accept cookie, or to remove all previous cookies.

However, please note that some functions may then not function correctly or at all.

We make use of the following cookies.




Used by Google Analytics for website usage analysis


Used by Google Search when searching the website; if you do not wish this cookie please do not search


Used to record your consent to cookies


Session cookies required for site functionality


Used when logged in to your Gallery account

Usage logging

Any time you visit a page on the internet, you send quite a bit of information to the server. The webservers that host this site maintain access logs with the information that you send. This information may be used to provide site statistics or diagnostics. In the normal course of events we do not intend to use these logs to identify legitimate users. In addition, we make use of Google Analytics to help us monitor and maintain website activity.

Your contributions

Where it is possible to make a contribution to this site, these contributions are published, and may become a permanent part of this site. If you decide to contribute, you must keep this in mind. DOL does not claim copyright or other ownership over your contributions.

Data release policy

Our policy is to release to a third party only the personal data we collect in the following circumstances:

  1. When required by law, such as in response to a valid request from a law enforcement body
  2. When given permission by the user
  3. If necessary to defend legal claims against us by third parties
  4. When we deem it necessary to protect the property or rights of the user community, or this website

Third party websites

This website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the policies or practices of these websites.

No selling of information

We will not sell your information, such as your email address, to third parties.