Privacy policy

The Dioceses of Baths & Wells, Bristol, Exeter, Gloucester, Salisbury and Truro (‘the six Dioceses’) take your privacy seriously.

What information is collected

We do not actively track you as an individual. Submission of the contact form creates and sends us an email containing the information you provide.

How this information is used

We do not share your personal information or email address with third parties.

Protection of your information

The six Dioceses use best endeavour to safeguard the confidentiality of your personally identifiable information. We do not use encryption (such as SSL) or firewalls to further protect the information as it travels across the Internet. We do not believe that the personal information we collect warrants this level of security. It is important to be aware that there is no such thing as “perfect internet security”.

Cookies

The website does use some cookies when you browse this website. These are used to ensure proper running of this website, and also to help us improve your experience when browsing. We do not use third party, tracking or advertising cookies. The cookies we use are listed in the table below.

BBC WebWise article on What are cookies?
WikiHow article on How to Clear Your Browser’s Cookies

CookieTypeDurationDescription
Cookie HeaderPersistent1 yearIn the header of each web page on this site you will see a message alerting you of our privacy and cookie policy. If you’ve seen this message once, you probably won’t want to see it again. We use a cookie to remember this setting. User data is all anonymous.
WordPressPersistent1 yearWordPress is the Content Management System (CMS) that runs this website. It uses a cookie when logging in and out and is essential for proper website operation. It is only set if you are a registered user, so for most people it is not set at all. User data is all anonymous.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

From time to time we may update this Privacy Policy in line with website changes that may affect the personal information we gather about you. It is assumed that you accept such changes if you continue to use the site and services. If you do not accept such changes then you should stop using the EcoChurch Southwest website and services.