Newport Live does not capture and store any personal details about visitors to the web site, except where details are voluntarily given via email, or by using an electronic form, or enquiring about any of our services.
In these cases, the personal data you provide to Newport Live will be used only to provide you with the information you have requested.
We will not pass any of your personal data to outside organisations and/or individuals unless you give your express consent.
We collect the IP addresses of visitors so that we can see which pages are most popular. We also hold IP addresses from electronic feedback submissions so that we can monitor use of the feedback facility.
Newport Live is registered under the Data Protection Act 1998, allowing us to hold and process personal data. We will use such information only as allowed by the Act.
Explanation of terms
Browser - a software application used to locate and display web pages, e.g. Google Chrome and Microsoft Internet Explorer
Cookie - a message given to a web browser by a web server. The message is stored by the browser in a text file and is sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. The main purpose of cookies is to identify and possibly prepare customised pages for visitors.
IP - IP allows networks connected to the Internet to send data between two devices. TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol) makes a connection between two hosts so that they can send messages back and forth
IP Address - an identifier for a computer on a network. If you are connected to the Internet you will have an IP address, which may look something like this: 126.96.36.199