Woodlands Group of Churches Privacy Policy

Information you share with us can be used for Woodlands Group of Churches’ operational purposes. This notice tells you what information we collect, steps we take to protect and secure it, how we use and share the information, and finally, how you can contact us with questions or concerns.

Information we gather

Woodlands Group of Churches collects personal information when you register with us and when you post content on the site. By registering, your accept that your information will be held securely on the Woodlands Group of Churches database. It will only be used for church purposes and will not be shared with any other organisations.

Woodlands Group of Churches may also collect information about your transactions with us which might include information necessary to process payments due to us from you such as your credit card number.

Woodlands Group of Churches automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, cookies, and the pages you request.

Cookies

When we provide services, we want to make them easy, useful and reliable. Where services are delivered on the internet, this sometimes involves placing small amounts of information on your device, for example, computer or mobile phone. These are known as cookies; they often include an anonymous unique identifier that is sent to your browser from a web site's computers and stored on your computer's hard drive.

You can configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set.

However, if you reject all cookies, you may not be able to use our products or services that require you to "log in" and you may not be able to take full advantage of all our offerings.

These cookies are used to improve services for you, for example, by:

  • enabling a service to recognise your device so you don't have to give the same information several times during one task;
  • recognising that you may already have given a username and password so you don't need to do it for every web page requested;
  • measuring how many people are using services, so they can be made easier to use and there's enough capacity to ensure they are fast;
  • analysing anonymised data to help us understand how people interact with Woodlands Group of Churches website so we can make it better

We will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you.

However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by our websites, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The 'Help' function within your browser should tell you how.

Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org/ which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your machine as well as more general information about cookies.

Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of our website.

If you wish to view your cookie code, just click on a cookie to open it. You'll see a short string of text and numbers. The numbers are your 'identification card', which can only be seen by the server that gave you the cookie.

For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.

To opt-out of third-parties collecting any data regarding your interaction on our website, please refer to their websites for further information.

Contacting Woodlands Group of Churches

If you have a privacy concern regarding Woodlands Group of Churches, or this policy, and if you cannot satisfactorily resolve it through the use of this website, you should contact us using the contact page link.

In the event that we are still unable to resolve your concerns you may write to us at our registered address and we will take reasonable steps to accommodate your requests. In some instances, honouring your requests may preclude your ability to use our website or may require us to terminate our relationship with you.