Privacy Policy

Many people have given us  help and advice in updating the website . Particular thanks are due to David Pope for his analysis of the old website, his history of Hey Day and for various maps used in the site.  Also thanks to Julian Leigh for putting together the village walks pages together. An especial thanks to Marilyn Peddle for the fabulous pictures of the Flower festival and for providing the photos that are used in the website header.

Vivienne Leigh, Kevin Pearce.  All comments please to .

Website privacy policy

Key details

This website privacy policy describes how Child Okeford Village Website protects and makes use of the information you give when you use this website.

The website does not collect data from you. If you use the contact form you will be asked to supply your email address. Any queries we receive via the contact form are forwarded to

This policy is updated from time to time. The latest version is published on this page.

This website privacy policy was updated on:9th February 2018

If you have any questions about this policy, please email .


The website does not collect any information about you. We do not use any “analytic” software to gather information. The only information we acquire is your email address if you email us directly or via the contact form.

How we use this data

Collecting this data helps us to reply to your enquiries.

Specifically, we may use data:

  • To contact you in response to a specific enquiry.

Specifically, we DO NOT use data:

  • To send you promotional emails about products, services, offers and other things we think might be relevant to you. Nor will your email address be used to contact you for market research reasons.

Cookies and how we use them

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small file placed on your computer’s hard drive. It enables our website to identify your computer as you view different pages on our website.

Cookies allow websites and applications to store your preferences in order to present content, options or functions that are specific to you. They also enable us to see information like how many people use the website and what pages they tend to visit.

Cookies do not provide us with access to your computer or any information about you, other than that which you choose to share with us.

The website does not use any analytical package [such as google analytics] and we do not track or record the activity of any visitor to our site.

Controlling cookies

You can use your web browser’s cookie settings to determine how our website uses cookies. If you do not want our website to store cookies on your computer or device, you should set your web browser to refuse cookies.

However, please note that doing this may affect how our website functions. Some pages and services may become unavailable to you.

Unless you have changed your browser to refuse cookies, our website will issue cookies when you visit it.

To learn more about cookies and how they are used, visit All About Cookies.

Controlling information about you

When you fill in our contact form the details you provide will only be used to contact you in response to your enquiry.

We will never lease, distribute or sell your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or the law requires us to. We sometimes recieve inquiries about some other village activity. In these cases we may use the email address you provide us with to direct the inquiry to the correct place.

We do not keep or retain any personal information about you but if we did it would be stored and processed under our data protection policy, in line with the Data Protection Act 1998.


We will always hold your information securely.

We also follow stringent procedures to ensure we work with all personal data in line with the Data Protection Act 1998.

Links from our site

Our website may contain links to other websites.

Please note that we have no control of websites outside the domain. If you provide information to a website to which we link, we are not responsible for its protection and privacy.

Always be wary when submitting data to websites. Read the site’s data protection and privacy policies fully.

Direct editing of webpages.

Some of our webpages are edited directly by the clubs or organisations concerned. If there are any inaccuracies on these webpages please contact the editor of these pages directly.

The Art Class


Charles Upton 01258 861391

Gardening Club

Hambledon Theatregoers

Parish Council

Child Okeford Short Matt Bowls Club

John Osborne 01258 863713

Child Okeford and Shroton WI

Business Sections

All information in these sections has been provided by the owners of the businesses concerned who determine the content of their entry and are themselves asked to review the accuracy of the information. The service is provided free to businesses in the village who request an entry on the site. The information is updated annually. This website does not endorse any particular business within the village.


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