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Durham County Record Office: the official archive service for County Durham and Darlington

Privacy Statement

Information which you send to Durham County Record Office through this website will be treated as follows:

  • The information will be kept for no longer than is reasonably necessary to deal with your enquiry.
  • The information will only be used for the purpose for which you sent it.
  • The information may be used for statistical analysis but in such a way that your identity will not be involved.

You will not receive unsolicited contact from Durham County Record Office or Durham County Council as a result of using this website. If Durham County Record Office want to contact you about any other issue, including marketing and sales for other theatre and cultural events, this will be explicitly asked for in advance, when you submit your details to the website. Durham County Record Office will not pass any of your details, including email address(es) to any other organisations.

If any forms need further consent from you, this will be explicitly asked for, and explained, as part of the submission process.

Unless stated otherwise (for example that you are viewing information over a secure connection) information transmitted over the internet is not secure and Durham County Record Office cannot accept responsibility for misuse of information intercepted in this way.

All emails and any associated attachments received by Durham County Record Office using Durham County Council's system will be electronically intercepted and examined for viruses etc. This is purely routine and any delay will be kept to a minimum.