Cookies Information

Welcome to the cookies policy page. It’s vitally important that the data you provide to us is protected. This page will show you details regarding what data our website collects and how we handle your personal information.

  • If you do not agree with this policy, please log off and clear your browser of any cookies, which may have been placed in your browser by our site in the interim.

The cookies page also demonstrates how St Paul’s URC comply with the General Data Protection Policy.

Reasons/Purposes for processing information

We process personal information to enable us to:

  • Contact Church members for any Church-related activities
  • Maintain our accounts and records
  • Support and manage our employees

Please take note, that we do not store any emails for marketing related purposes. Anyone who contacts us via the website would be enquiring under the act of legitimate interest.

What types of data do we collect?

Technical/Statistical Information

Statistical information about the type of computer you are using and about your visits to, and use of, this website and other sites you may have visited before landing on our website (e.g. Google Search Engine).

We may also process other data about the computer being used to visit our website including IP addresses, geographic location, browser type, length of visit and the number of pages viewed.

Personal Data you provide to us

We may collect and process personal data submitted through our website. This includes the information that you submit when you click on the [email protected] email, which is displayed on the website.

Please note that this information will not be stored for marketing activities or sent to any third party companies. 

Cookies

Overall, cookies help us to provide you with a better website experience, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not.

A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Alternatively, you may wish to visit the following website for further information on Cookies:

http://www.aboutcookies.org/

If you are concerned about allowing cookies to be stored on your browser, most browsers no longer recognise when a cookie is offered and will permit you to refuse or accept them.

You can, by default, set your browser to permanently block cookies from any website from being placed on your browser, but doing this may cause some functionality to be lost and the website may not look as intended in your browser:

You can find out more information on how to control cookies in some of the most popular browsers on the links below:

Internet Explorer:

https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorerdelete-manage-cookies

Google Chrome:

https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en-GB

Firefox:

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/delete-browsing-search-download-historyfirefox?redirectlocale=en-US&redirectslug=remove-recent-browsing-search-anddownload-history

Safari:

https://support.apple.com/kb/ph21411?locale=en_US

Opera:

https:/www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/privacy/

Microsoft Edge:

https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/insider/forum/insider_internetinsider_spartan/how-to-view-and-manage-cookies-in-microsoft-edge/67b3a495-%20554e-4f1d-995e-93d0ea6882a6?auth=1

 Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to help us understand how our website is being used so that we can improve how it functions. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about how websites are used by using cookies.

Google may store this data in its servers in multiple locations worldwide. You can find their privacy policy and more details about the information they collect on their website here:

https:/www.google.com/policies/privacy/

Linking to Third-Party Websites

We may publish links on our website to third-party sites, to provide you with access to additional information or another resource. We are not responsible, or liable, for the management, content or security of those third-party sites.

We would also encourage visitors to review any site’s privacy policy before disclosing any personal information.

More information about Data Protection

If you would like to know any more information about data protection and your rights, please find a link to the Information Commissioner’s Office (UK) below:

https://ico.org.uk/for-the-public/

Policy Changes

We may update this cookies policy occasionally by posting a new version on this website.

You should check this page now and then to ensure that you are happy with any of the changes.

If you have any questions about this policy, please contact us.

01344 304 626

[email protected]om