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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy
Emmanuel Church Bicester is commited to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors while visiting our site or communicating with us electronically. This Privacy Policy contains an explanation of what happens to personal data that you choose to provide to us, or that we collect from you whilst you visit this site. 

We do occasionally update this Policy so please do return and review this Policy from time to time. 

How we use the information we collect
This privacy notice tells you what to expect when we collect personal information. It applies to information we collect about visitors to our website.

When someone visits www.emmanuelbicester.org.uk we collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. We collect this information in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source. If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will be up front about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.

Use of Cookies
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

Google Analytics: These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where vistors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

You can change your cookie settings through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.aboutcookies.org

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Use of Your Information 
The information we collect is used for our own use in developing our website. In addition, we may use the information for the following purposes:

  • To provide you with information relating to our website, events or our services that you request from us.
  • To provide you with information on other events or services that we feel may be of interest to you.
  • To notify you about any changes to our website, including improvements, and service changes that may affect our website.

If you are an existing subscriber, we may contact you with information about events and services similar to those that you have expressed an interest in previously via our website. 

Finally, we may use your data, or allow carefully selected third parties to use your data, so that you can be provided with information about unrelated events, goods and services which we consider are likely to be of interest to you. We or they may contact you about these goods and services by any of the methods that you consented to at the time your information was collected. 

If you are new to Emmanuel Church, we will only contact you or allow third parties to contact you only when you have provided consent and, only by those means you provided consent for. 
If you do not want us to use your data for our or third parties use then you wil always have the option to object to such use. 

Storing Your Personal Data 
Information that we collect may on occasion be transferred and stored outside of the European Union for the purpose of supplying our services to you. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will always take all reasonable precautions to make sure that your data remains secure and is handled in accordance with this Privacy Policy. 

Data that is provided to us is stored on secure servers. The transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure and therefore we cannot guarantee the security of data sent to us electronically and transmission of such data is therefore entirely at your own risk. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password so that you can access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. 

Disclosing Your Information 
We will not disclose your personal information to outside of Emmanuel Church Bicester, except where we are legally required to disclose your information to a third party. 

Third Party Links 
You mind find links to third party websites on our website. These websites should have their own privacy policies which you should check. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies whatsoever. 

Access to Information 
The Data Protection Act 1998 gives all individuals the right to access personal information that is held about them. You can request a copy of any information that we hold about you. Please note that any request for this information may be subject to payment of £10 which covers our administrative costs. Please contact us if you wish to make such a request. 

Emmanuel Church Bicester's Purpose 
We are a friendly, outgoing and lively Anglican church. Together we are learning to focus on God in our daily lives, aiming to be a focal point in our community and supporting those serving people in need physically, mentally and spiritually both locally and in other countries. 

Website Purpose 
Emmanuel Church Bicester's website is first and foremost a place for the local community and the church to quickly and easily find out more information about Emmanuel Church Bicester. We also aim to give people visiting the site an experience of what the church is like.

Contacting Us 
If you have any questions or queries relating to this Privacy Policy then please contact us at: webmaster@emmanuelchurchbicester.org.uk.