Privacy and security

Royal Borough of Greenwich values your right to personal privacy and is committed to protecting your privacy online.

The Royal Borough, at all times, endeavours to be open about why it collects, holds and uses any personal information or data submitted via its website by which you can be identified (for instance name, address, email) in accordance with the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation.

Read the Royal Borough's privacy notices


We use cookies to monitor visitors to the Royal Greenwich website. This helps us assess the website's performance and make decisions about its content and layout.

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Controlling and blocking cookies

Most web browsers allow you to control the use of cookies on your computer and to delete any cookies already installed.

Please note that by deleting our cookies or disabling future cookies you may not be able to access certain areas or features of our website.

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Securing your data

Sending an email or submitting information online cannot be made totally secure. Despite the Royal Borough of Greenwich using all reasonable endeavours to protect personal data and/or information, the Royal Borough does not warrant any degree of security.

All web systems used by the Royal Borough of Greenwich which require the transfer of sensitive personal data such as payment card details have been placed in a secure environment.

Our security arrangements offer a minimum of 128bit SSL encryption and you can check that the site is secure by checking for any of the following:

  • an 'https://' in the address bar
  • a yellow padlock symbol on the browser
  • or, sometimes, the secure website address will be highlighted in green.