This privacy statement only covers the Traffic England web site. Links within this site to other web sites are not covered by this statement.
What information do we collect?
We store your email address, chosen password and a username you wish to be referred to by along with your saved settings and views. We may also store a cookie (if enabled by you) to make logging into our web site easier for you.
The cookies we use:
Purpose: Essential for site functionality and used to store and retrieve values for a user as they navigate the web site
Typical content: Unique reference
Expires: When the browser is closed
Purpose: Used to tell if cookies are enabled
Typical content: True/Flase
Expires: At the end of the session
Purpose: Used to remember that the user has logged in before and asked to be remembered for future visits
Typical content: Authentication string
Expires: When the cookie is deleted or after 1 year
What do we do with the information we collect?
We use this to store your preferences and saved settings and to make logging into our web site easier for you. The information is stored on a server at the National Traffic Operations Centre and will be retained for the life of the web site.
Who do we share this information with?
The information we store is not shared with anyone and will not be used for any other purpose. If you want to know whether any information is held about you, please see our policy under the Data Protection Act 1998.
Electronic Surveys and Personal Information:
The Highways Agency occasionally operates electronic surveys on our web site, sometimes in conjunction with our contractors. The information you provide will be kept in a secure environment only accessible by the Highways Agency and the specific contractor(s) working with us on that project.
The information you submit will only be used for the purpose specified in the survey. Personal details are collected only to ensure entries are not duplicated and in order to contact respondents and any potential prize winners if necessary. All personal details will be deleted at the end of the survey analysis period unless otherwise stated.
Your personal information will not be shared with any other individuals or organisations unless otherwise stated.
The Highways Agency web site and material relating to Government information, products and services (or to third party information, products and services), is provided 'as is', without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.
We do not warrant that the functions contained in the material contained in this site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or represent the full functionality, accuracy, reliability of the materials. In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damages whatsoever arising from use or loss of use of, data or profits arising out of or in connection with the use of the Highways Agency web site.
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Any dispute arising under these Terms and Conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.
The Highways Agency web site and material relating to Government information, products and services (or to third party information, products and services), is known 'as is', without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to the limited warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.
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You may use and re-use the information featured on this web site (not including logos) free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government Licence.
We encourage users to establish hypertext links to this web site.
Any enquiries regarding the use and re-use of this information resource should be sent to our Information Line: