When and how we dispose of your information

We only hold information as long as it is needed or required by law and then dispose of it securely.

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We will only send you information about our services and/or products if you have specifically asked us to do so. You can opt out of this at any time by clicking on the ‘unsubscribe’ button on the bottom of an email or texting ‘stop’ to any text messages you receive.

What are cookies?

Cookies are files containing small amounts of text-only information which are downloaded to your device (your computer, tablet or phone, for example) via your web browser when you visit a website.

Cookies perform lots of different tasks, like allowing you to complete online forms and remembering the browsing preferences you set on a website.

All cookies used on this website are considered ‘privacy neutral’: they cannot be used to identify individuals, and the information they contain is never passed on to third parties. The Church Green does not use cookies for marketing or advertising purposes.

The cookies used on this site have been categorised based on definitions given in the ICC UK Cookie Guide as ‘strictly necessary cookies’, ‘performance cookies’ and ‘functionality cookies’.

Strictly Necessary cookies

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms.

You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information. Performance cookies

Performance cookies

These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site.

We use Google Analytics to provide this service, which uses four first party cookies. The data collected is not shared with any other party.

The information obtained with these cookies anonymised and we make no attempt to use it identify individual visitors, or influence your experience of the site while you are visiting it. If you do not allow these cookies we will not be able to include your visit in our statistics.

If you have used a Do Not Track browser setting, we take this as a sign that you do not want to allow these cookies, and they will be blocked.

Functionality cookies

Functionality cookies allow us to provide user-friendly assistive functions on the site, for example allowing you to alter text size and customise page layout to suit your needs.

By using www.thechurchgreen.co.uk, you agree that we can place functionality cookies on your device.

Cookies from third party sites

In order to provide effective online services, The Church Green makes use of popular tools such as Flickr for sharing photos, Youtube for sharing video and Twitter and Facebook for keeping in touch.

These sites may also place cookies on your computer. For more information please see each website’s own privacy policy (Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Flickr).

Further information about cookies

There’s a lot of good information about cookies available online. For more information visit BBC Webwise or All About Cookies.

You can find out more about how your web browser works by visiting the appropriate link below, or by looking under the ‘help’ menu option in your browser.