Privacy policy


Who we are

Privacy Policy and cookies

Acceptance of Terms to continue using this website 



Who we are


“Sussex by the Sea” is the tourism ‘brand name’ of Arun District Council, helping to promote and support the tourism industry in the Arun District of West Sussex.


This website, and the tourist information enquiry facility are maintained by the Tourism Development Officer in the Business Regeneration Team  at Arun District Council,


We also manage the Visitor Information Points hosted at


Our Privacy Policy

Sussex by the Sea adheres to the Privacy Policy of Arun District Council

If you have any queries about how any data collected via this website or any other related tourism facility is used, please email the Tourism Development Officer 


How we use data collected by Sussex by the Sea

Personal data collected from visitors' enquiries, whether it be via this website or by 'phone, email, letter or in person, will only be used to fulfil requests for information and then personal data will be deleted from all systems in a timely fashion.

We will not share any personal data with anyone unless express consent to do so is provided..

Anonymised (geographic only) data may be used for performance analysis only.



For further information on cookies used by this website, please see Arun District Council’s Privacy Policy  plus information provided by the the website, supplier - VerseOne Technologies 


Social Media Policy

Sussex by the Sea  promotes tourist information for the Arun District on three social media accounts, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram,

Please see Arun District Council's Social Media Policy which also applies to those sites.


Third Party links

This website features many links to external (third party) websites as part of the tourist information service.

Arun District Council and Sussex by the Sea are not responsible for the content of those sites, nor for any cookies that may be placed on your computer or device if you click on any external links.

Please read the Privacy Notice provided on those third party websites or contact the site owners direct about any concerns. This will include links to YouTube,Tripadvisor and other similar sites.

To see what cookies may have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit or



Privacy Policy Information updated:  May 2018



If you continue to use this website, you'll need to know the Legal bit


Acceptance of terms

By accessing the content of ("the Website") you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set out herein and you accept our privacy policy.

If you object to any of the terms and conditions set out in this agreement you should not use any of the products or services on the Website and leave immediately.

You agree that you shall not use the Website for illegal purposes, and will respect all applicable laws and regulations.

You agree not to use the Website in a way that may impair the performance, corrupt the content or otherwise reduce the overall functionality of the Website.

You also agree not to compromise the security of the Website or attempt to gain access to secured areas or sensitive information.

You agree to be fully responsible for any claim, expense, liability, losses, costs including legal fees incurred by us arising from any infringement of the terms and conditions set out in this agreement.



Arun District Council reserves the right to change any part of this agreement without notice and your use of the Website will be deemed as acceptance of this agreement.

We advise users to regularly check the Terms and Conditions of this agreement.

Arun District Council has complete discretion to modify or remove any part of this site without warning or liability arising from such action.


Advertising on the Website

Inclusion of adverts on this website does not constitute a recommendation by Arun District Council of the products or services offered or the organsiations involved.


Limitation of liability

Arun District Council will under no circumstance be liable for indirect, special, or consequential damages including any loss of business, revenue, profits, or data in relation to your use of the Website.

Nothing within this Agreement will operate to exclude any liability for death or personal injury arising as result of the negligence of Arun District Council, its employees or agents.



All intellectual property of Arun District Council such as trademarks, trade names, patents, registered designs and any other automatic intellectual property rights derived from the aesthetics or functionality of the Website remain the property of Arun District Council or as indicated on the site.

By using the Website you agree to respect the intellectual property rights of Arun District Council and that of any individual or organisation specifically referred to as holding such rights, and will refrain from copying, downloading, transmitting, reproducing, printing, or exploiting for commercial purpose any material contained within the Website.



The information is provided on the understanding that the website is not engaged in rendering advice and should not be wholly relied upon when making any related decision.

The information contained with the Website is provided on an "as is" basis with no warranties expressed or otherwise implied relating to the accuracy, fitness for purpose, compatibility or security of any components of the Website.

We do not guarantee uninterrupted availability of the Sussex by the Sea website or its related social media channels and cannot provide any representation that using the Website will be error free.


Third Parties

The Website may contain hyperlinks to websites operated by other parties. We do not control such websites and we take no responsibility for, and will not incur any liability in respect of, their content.

Our inclusion of hyperlinks to such websites does not imply any endorsement of views, statements or information contained in such websites.



If any provision of this Agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck out and the remaining provisions shall remain in force.


Governing law and jurisdiction

This Agreement will be governed by the laws of England and any user of the Website hereby agrees to be bound exclusively by the jurisdiction of English courts without reference to rules governing choice of laws.


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