Privacy and Cookie Policies

Below is a summary of our policies regarding privacy, cookies and external web sites:


No personal data is collected when you visit our web site. Our web hosting service supplies anonymous site statistics which tell us, for example, which pages are most visited and the type of browser being used. These statistics help us to make improvements to the site.


This site does not store cookies on your computer or mobile device, however our web hosting service may use ‘session’ cookies to help manage web traffic among its servers. They do not collect any personal data and are automatically deleted when you close your browser.

External Web Sites

This site contains links to external sites, each of which will have its own privacy and cookie policies. Thirsk Museum is not responsible for the content of external sites.

Privacy and Data Protection Statment

You can view our full Privacy and Data Protection Statement by following the link below. This document explains:

  • How personal data may be collected and used.
  • How personal data is secured physically and electronically.
  • Your rights under the General Data Protection Regulation.
  • What to do if you have questions or concerns.
Privacy and Data Protection Statement

Additional Policies

Policies which apply to the Museum’s general activities can be viewed by following the links below:

Environmental Policy Health and Safety Policy Human Remains Policy Safeguarding Policy Volunteering Policy