Privacy & Cookie Policy

At Hull & East Riding Sling Share Library, we are committed to respecting and protecting your privacy.

This Privacy Policy explains why, when and how we collect information about you. Whenever you submit your information to us, including via this website, telephone, email, or in person, you are consenting to our collection and use of such information in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy.

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time so please check this page regularly to ensure that you are happy with any changes. By using our website, you are agreeing to be bound by this Privacy Policy.

Any questions regarding this Privacy Policy or our privacy practices should be sent by email to This privacy policy is effective from 5th February 2018.

Who are we?

We are Hull & East Riding Sling Share Library, based in Hull, East Yorkshire. We operate this website, the home page of which can be found at

We are committed to ensuring that all personal information we hold is treated properly and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

How do we collect information from you?

We may collect information when you

  • Access the website (non personal statistical information via Google Analytics – see our cookie policy)
  • Contact us via phone, email or in person

What type of information is collected from you?

Access the website – When you access the website statistical information about how you access and use the website maybe collected as well as browser type, operating system, device, demographics and location.

This is collected using cookies via a tool called Google Analytics. This information is does not personally identify you. Please see our cookie policy for more information.

Phone, email or in person – The personal information we collect might includes your name, address, email address.

How is your information used?

We may use your information to:

  • provide products or services to you
  • improve our products or services
  • notify you of changes to our products or services

You information will be stored on our systems for as long as is deemed necessary.

How you can access and update your information

You have the right to ask for a copy of the information Hull & East Riding Sling Share Library hold about you. Requests for information should be emailed to

Please ensure that your details are kept up to date and are accurate; please email if you want to make any amendments to your personal data.


The Internet is global and no data transmitted via the Internet can be guaranteed to be completely secure during transmission. We cannot warrant the security of any information you transmit to us before we receive it. It is also possible that the information you provide to us will be temporarily transferred via a route outside the European Economic Area as it passes between you and us. If you use our services while you are outside the EU, your information may be transferred outside the EU in order to provide you with those services.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites. This privacy policy applies only to our website‚ so we encourage you to read the privacy policies on the other websites you visit. We cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other sites even if you access them using links from our website.

16 or Under

If you are aged 16 or under‚ please get your parent/guardian’s permission beforehand whenever you provide us with personal information.

Cookie policy

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile device by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work more efficiently and provide information to the owners of the site. Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings.

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit

By using and browsing the Hull & East Riding Sling Share Library website, you consent to cookies being used in accordance with privacy policy. If you do not consent, you must turn off cookies or refrain from using the site.

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These cookies are from Google Analytics. They collect statistical data about your browsing actions and patterns and do not identify you as an individual. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

Google Analytics privacy policy can be found at