West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority collects information from our users at several different points on our website to enable us to better inform you about our service.  By knowing your preferences, we can deliver relevant information that meets your needs and ensure that your visit to our site is quick, easy and productive. West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority is the sole owner of the information collected on this site.  We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement.

Collected Information

The Authority site does not automatically capture or store personal information, other than information that is automatically logged about visitors and which is used to produce statistics about the use of the site.  When you visit this site, we will collect the following data from you:

Information on how you use the site, this includes but is not limited to the resolution of your screen, the browser you use, which pages you are looking at and the time you spend on the site.

This information is collected through Google Analytics.  This is anonymised and we use IP masking to further protect your privacy.

Email Addresses

We collect the email addresses of those who communicate with us via email and the email address is only used to communicate with you with regards to your specific issue. Your personal data including your email address is not shared with other organisations for commercial purposes. If you do not want to receive email from us in the future, please let us know by sending us an email at the above address.

Telephone Numbers

Persons who supply us with their telephone numbers will only receive calls in relation to the purpose in which you gave us your telephone contact details.  If you do not wish to receive such telephone calls, please let us know by sending us an email at the above address.  Please provide us with your name and phone number.  We will be sure your name is removed from the list.

Changes to Privacy Statement

From time to time, we may use visitor information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice.

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority will update this policy from time to time.  A “last revised” date will always be included on the bottom of the statement.  To keep up-to-date with West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority policy, please check this page periodically.

Contacting the Website

If you feel that this site is not following its stated information policy, you may contact us at the above address or telephone number.


Last revised:  28 September 2021