Privacy Policy

Blackpool Council’s Arts Service respects your privacy as a user of its Save Our Stories website and this page explains how we use any information you give us.

Data protection

Any information you supply to us voluntarily will be treated in line with the provisions of the current Data Protection Act and related legislation.

The information you supply may include your name, address and email address and may be collected when you request a service from the Council, submit an email or feedback, or make or receive electronic payments. We will not collect personal information without your knowledge.

This information will be used by the Arts Service for a known purpose and will not be passed to outside organisations, agencies or individuals without your knowledge. But, you should note that specific information would be released if required by law.


This website does issue cookies (these are small files of information which websites use to identify its users); however, these do not contain personal information. These cookies help us make the website function properly, make the website more secure, provide better user experience, and understand how the website performs and to analyse what works and where it needs improvement. The Arts Service does not share this data with third parties.




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These cookies are installed by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin and are essential

to let us know whether or not the user has consented to the use of cookies.

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These cookies are installed by Google Analytics and used to collect information

about how visitors use our website.  We use the information to compile reports

and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in a way

that does not directly identify anyone, including the number of visitors to the website, where where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.

Should you decide to change your preferences later through your browsing session, you can click on the “Cookies” tab in the bottom corner of the screen. This will display the consent notice again enabling you to change your preferences or withdraw your consent entirely.

In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies. To find out more out more on how to manage and delete cookies, visit