Colophon – Disclaimer

The Our Town project materials are licenced under a Creative Commons licence

Google Analytics is used on this site – See Google privacy statement.

Privacy Statement – data protection

Our policy for the protection of your personal data is strictly compliant with the legislations which are applicable in the UK and within the European Union:

  • the European directive No 95/46/CE of October 24, 1995 regarding privacy protection.

The responsible entity for the treatment of your personal data is Pontydysgu Ltd, 52 Berw Road, Pontypridd.
All personal data collected for the registration process of this website will be used solely to inform you on the OurTown project results and outcomes. These data will not be transferred to third parties. Registered users may, on written request, gain access to their personal data and correct any information that is inaccurate or incomplete.


Visitors’ input is published on the Our Town site. If you send us a response or if you add content to the website, you are giving us the right to use it under the same creative commons license applicable to all Our Town materials as mentioned above. We do not have to ask your permission before publishing and/or adapting it, and we do not owe you any fee.

Although the Our Town partnership assembles the information for its website with the greatest care, it cannot provide an absolute guarantee that all of the information is entirely accurate. In other words, Pontydysgu Ltd and its partners cannot be held responsible for the consequences of errors. You should check any information before acting or relying upon it.

The content of this website is:

  • of a general nature only and is not intended to address the specific circumstances of any particular individual or entity;
  • not necessarily comprehensive, complete, accurate or up to date;
  • sometimes linked to external sites over which we have no control and for which we assume no responsibility;
  • not professional or legal advice.

By logging on, you will be assuming all risks associated with use of the site, including risk of your computer, software or data being damaged by any virus which might be transmitted or activated via the site or your access to it.

Use of cookies on this website

OurTown is committed to user privacy in conformity with Regulation (EC) 45/2001 and the Data protection directive. “The cookie law” is aimed at safeguarding privacy online and protected web users from unwanted marketing messages. This policy explains how OurTown does that.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files which a website may put on your computer or mobile device when you first visit a site or page: it is placed there for the purpose of recognising the user. We use the term “cookies” in this policy to refer to all files that collect information in this way.
In compliance with the law, Our Town needs to get the users “prior consent” to use cookies. The aim is to protect user privacy, and obtain users’ consent for using their information.
The first time you visit our website, you should see an overlay at the top of the page which explains that by continuing to access our site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.

What sort of cookies do we use?

The owner of the cookie or “party” refers to the domain as specified in the cookie. We use first-party and third-party cookies across our website to improve its performance and enhance the user experience.
The website needs to store basic information on its target group and first-party cookies are necessary in order for the user to be recognised and allow continuation of the user tasks on the website. In this case, cookies help us to remember your username and preferences and allow us to recommend content we believe will be most relevant to you. Third-party cookies are used for analytics’ purposes only to analyse how well our website is organised.

Does anyone else use cookies on Our Town website?

We use Web Analytics services to help us monitor our website traffic. We may also use third party cookies to help us with market research, improving site functionality and monitoring compliance with our terms and conditions and copyright policy.

Can a user block cookies?

If you do wish to disable our cookies, you can do it by modifying the settings in your internet browser’s options. Please remember that if you do choose to disable cookies, you may find that certain sections of our website do not work properly.

For more information contact the project coordinator:

Angela Gerrard

Pontydysgu Ltd