Terms and Conditions

By using this site you are agreeing to be bound by the following terms and conditions. The North Kesteven District Council (NKDC) website is a service operated by NKDC, Kesteven Street, Sleaford, Lincs. NG347EF.

Privacy Policy

NKDC, as the data collector, may collect any personal information from visitors to this site. This information is used only to respond to enquiries and to monitor site usage. Cookies and logging of IP addresses are used to enable NKDC to monitor site traffic and repeat visitor statistics. These statistics will not include information that can be used to identify any individual. Such information is anonymous and held on a temporary basis. More information about cookies and IP addresses is given below. By submitting your data you consent to the use of that information as set out above.

Where personal data is requested through forms, such data will not be sold to any third parties. However, this authority is under a duty to protect the public funds it administers and to this end may use any information you provide for the prevention and detection of fraud. it may also share this information with other bodies responsible for auditing or administering public funds for these purposes. Further information can be found here about the Audit Commission National Fraud Initiative Data matching.

This privacy policy only covers the NKDC website at Websites linked to from this site are not covered by this policy.
NKDC will at all times comply with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998.


This website has been designed and built to be fully compliant with WAI (Web Accessibility Initiative) at a minimum rating of “AA”. This means we aim to meet the standard required for Local Government websites.

Photographic images are occasionally used for journalistic or artistic purposes. Whenever possible NKDC obtains (either directly or via third parties) the express permission for images of people to be used on the web. However, this is not always possible for group photographs.

Should a member of the public object to their image being contained in any such photograph they should contact the photograph will be removed.

Summary of Terms


Used to locate and display Web pages via a software application. The most popular ones are Netscape Navigator and Microsoft Internet Explorer.


Detailed information about cookies how they are used on this site and how you can block them can be found here.

IP Address

If you are connected to the Internet, you will have an IP Address. For example, it may look something like this:

User Session

A user’s visit to a site begins when the user first accesses any page on a given site and ends after a visitor has left that site and not revisited it within a specified amount of time (normally 20 minutes) or when the user’s browser is closed.

Web Server

Delivers (serves up) web pages to your computer.