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Privacy Policy

Let’s Talk Skelmersdale and the Skelmersdale Ambassadors are part of West Lancashire Borough Council joint project with the Skelmersdale Place Board.


We protect any information we collect from you and work hard to prevent any unauthorised access to your personal data. We recognise, however, that the internet can never be fully secure and you should be aware of this when you use the site.


Specific Privacy Notices can be viewed throughout the website and within the displayed forms/surveys to explain how and when your data will/may be used.

Your Data & Third Parties

We will use your personal data to contact you regarding activities, events and Skelmersdale initiatives, including the Ambassador events, and to invoice & process any payments from membership or event attendance.

We may share your personal data with other services in the council and with public & private sector organisations who are part of the Skelmersdale Place Board. You can view the current members of the Skelmersdale Place Board here.

An attendance list of attendees is also shared with all people who register to come to each Ambassador event. This data is limited to a name & Company name and is created to aid networking.

Photographs are taken at events for future promotion. Please speak to the staff at the event if you do not wish to be photographed.

Retention of Data

We will retain the personal data which we hold about you for 2 years after we last communicated with you, this is to make sure our communications are still relevant. After 2 years have passed without any communication it will be deleted from our systems.

Analytical data on Google Analytics will be kept for 38 months after you last used our site. This is to ensure our site provides the best possible experience. After 38 months have passed, with no new activity, Google will delete it.

We may ask you for your name, email address and relevant personal details. We may pass your details on to third party service providers (e.g. Growth Lancashire) to aid your request. These third parties are obliged to keep your details securely.

What happens when I visit a link to another site?

This website contains links to other websites, including government departments and other organisations.

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.

Data Transfer & Decision Making

Our website uses Google Analytics which allows us to better understand who our users are, and how they use our site. This information includes demographics and interests reporting. Google Analytics collects statistical data about your browsing actions and patterns and does not identify you as an individual. You can opt out of Google Analytics by using this add-on for your browser

You can read more about Cookies, or change your preferences on the Cookies page.


Automated decisions may be made on what advertising you may see from us. This is based on profiling via the data we already hold, cookies on our website, your activity on Google or on Social Media. This allows us to make decisions by analysing or predicting your personal preferences, behaviours and attitudes, as to what you may like to see about Skelmersdale or the Ambassadors network.
This profiling does not have any legal or similarly significant effects (Article 22).


We transfer your personal data to a country outside of the EU.


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.