Privacy Policy

Hope Church takes your privacy seriously. Any information you provide through our website will be held in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

By providing your personal details you agree to allow Hope Church to use them contact you in connection with your enquiries and comments. Hope Church does not make personal data available to external individuals or organisations.

This web site uses Google Analytics to provide reports about site visitor activity, such as visitor numbers. However, Google Analytics does not collect personal data about visitors. We do not share any data that Google Analytics collects. The analytics data collected by Google Analytics is used by Hope Church to:

  • Generate aggregate reports about how visitors find the site.
  • Evaluate visitor use of the site.
  • Enhance and update the site.

You can read Google’s Privacy Policy for Google Analytics: www.google.com/intl/en-GB/policies/privacy/

Cookies Policy

This website uses cookies to provide a full user experience. By continuing to use this website, you are accepting the use of cookies. A cookie is a piece of information that is stored on your computer’s hard drive by your web browser. Cookies cannot look into your computer and obtain information about you or your family, or read any material stored on your hard drive. Cookies do not in any way compromise the security of your computer. Cookies will not be used to contact you for marketing purposes. Hope Church may use cookies to gather statistics about the number of people who visit the site and to help us develop the site content, layout and services. For more information on cookies, and for information about how to manage and disable cookies, visit: www.allaboutcookies.org

Cookies used by this website

The Hope Church web site sets the following cookie which is required for the core functionality of the web site:

  • PHPSESSID - identifies your session at the web site. Expires: when you close your browser.

The following cookies are set by Google Analytics (from Google).

  • __utma - Used to determine unique visitors. Expires: 2 years
  • __utmb - Used to establish and continue a user session with the site. Expires: 30 minutes
  • __utmz - Used to determine how a visitor accesses the site (for example, via a search engine or a link). Expires: 6 months

Full details of the cookies which Google Analytics uses can be found in Google’s Analytics documentation: developers.google.com/analytics/resources/concepts/gaConceptsCookies

Addthis is a service that provides simple tools for our visitors to share the content they find on our site. Addthis sets the following cookie:

  • __atuvc - Used by the Addthis buttons to maintain the share count - which displays the number of times a page has been shared. Expires: 2 years

For further information on the privacy policy of AddThis please visit their web site: www.addthis.com/privacy

Links to other websites

Please note that we are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of other websites to which we provide links.