Website Privacy Notice

Hampshire County Council is committed to protecting your privacy and data as a user of our website ,, and ("the Site"), and the confidentiality of any personal information that you may provide us with during your visit to the Site.

Hampshire County Council abides by the General Data Protection  Regulation of 2018 and complies with its provisions to ensure that any data you provide is treated accordingly.

Visit Hampshire (Managed by Hampshire County Council) collects anonymised information about your website interactions with,, and in order to analyse patterns and trends to provide users a better experience and interesting and appropriate tourism content.

Anonymised information is gathered automatically by the web server, through the use of cookies on the Site, and also from your interaction through online requests for brochures as well as the submissions of online forms.

General information that is collected by the web server and which does not require any input on your part, apart from to log on to the Site, is data such as:

  • type of browser
  • operating system
  • domain name
  • geographic location (city and country)

Cookies and You.  A cookie is a text-only string that is entered into the memory of your browser by our web server. The use of cookies enables our website to store information on your machine so that it can be retrieved at a later date. This is done so that we can monitor the number of people visiting our Site and to determine the country of origin of specific users. If you do not wish to accept new cookies or wish to disable cookies altogether, you can set your browser accordingly using its menu bar.

We will use the information to provide relevant tourism content and make it easier for users to navigate around the website.

We will not share your personal information with any other organisations.

We will not share your information with third party processors.

Personal information will not be transferred to a Country outside the European Economic Area (EEA).

We will only keep anonymised information and no personal information, unless you voluntarily choose opt in and agree consent through Visit Hampshire’s sign up forms

You have some legal rights in respect of the personal information we collect from you. Please see Hampshire County Council’s website Data Protection page for further details. You can contact Hampshire County Council’s Data Protection Officer at

If you have a concern about the way we are collecting or using your personal data, you should raise your concern with us in the first instance or directly to the Information Commissioner’s Office at

Any information that you provide online for via our “Contact Us” form, is captured into our database. The information provided is used to fulfil any queries and requests that have been sent to us. This information is confidential and is not passed on to our selected partners without your consent.

Any information that you voluntarily provide to us when consenting to opt in for e-newsletters will be captured in our database and will abide by Visit Hampshire’s e-newsletter privacy policy. See full policy here

Our site contains links to other external sites that are operated and/or owned by third parties. We do not have control over such third party sites and cannot accept responsibility should you decide to enter them. This privacy statement only applies to,, and  Third party sites that are linked to from this site, are not covered by this statement. You should check the privacy policy for the site in question to determine how your information will be used when visiting that site.