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Introduction and general terms of this privacy policy
Sacred Heart Church is committed to protecting your personal information when you are using services from us. We want our services to be a safe and enjoyable environment for our users. This Privacy Policy relates to our use of any personal information you provide to us through our website.
In order to provide you with the full range of services, we are sometimes required to collect information about you.

This privacy policy explains the following:

  • What information Sacred Heart Church may collect about you;
  • How Sacred Heart Church will use information we collect about you;
  • Whether Sacred Heart Church will disclose your details to anyone else;
  • The use of cookies on the Sacred Heart Church website and how you can reject these cookies.

As set out above, Sacred Heart Church is committed to safeguarding your personal information. Whenever you provide such information, we are legally obliged to use your information in line with all laws concerning the protection of personal information, including the Data Protection Act 1998 (these laws are referred to collectively in this Privacy Policy as 'data protection laws').

Information Sacred Heart Church may collect about you.
We may collect and store any or all of the following types of information:
Any personal information about any transactions carried out between you and Sacred Heart Church, including invoices.
Any personal information that is collected during registration to any service from Sacred Heart Church, including personal/company information.
Any personal information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to any services from Sacred Heart Church.

How Sacred Heart Church will use your personal data
Sacred Heart Church will use your personal information for several reasons including the following:

We may use your personal information:

  • For website administration purposes, which means that Sacred Heart Church may contact you for reasons related to the service you have signed up for, (For example; to notify you that a particular service has been suspended for maintenance),
  • To personalise the way that content on the Sacred Heart Church website is presented to you.
  • To allow the Sacred Heart Church website to enable any services you are registered with.
  • To enable us to send to you any goods which have been purchased via the Sacred Heart Church website,
  • To allow Sacred Heart Church to send you any paperwork related to your use of the website for example: statements & invoices,
  • To communicate with you about the website and to send you general notifications,
  • To communicate with you for the purposes of marketing our business or the businesses of carefully selected third parties which we think may be of interest to you.
  • To allow us to deal with any enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the Sacred Heart Church website.

All financial transactions on the Sacred Heart Church are handled through our payment provider, Paypal, Barclays. You should only provide personal information to Paypal, Barclays after reviewing the Paypal, Barclays privacy policy available on their website. Due to the nature of our business we will share your personal information with Paypal, Barclays only when it is necessary for the purposes of processing payments you make through our website.
 
Whom Sacred Heart Church may disclose your personal information to.
We may disclose information about you to any of our management, whenever it is reasonably necessary for the smooth business running of Sacred Heart Church.

Cookies
Cookies are parcels of text sent by a server to a Web client (usually a browser) and then sent back unchanged by the client each time it accesses that server. Every time the user visits the webpage the cookie can be used to help identify them.
We may use session cookies and persistent cookies on the Sacred Heart Church website.
We use session cookies to keep track of you whilst you navigate the Sacred Heart Church website; Session cookies do not reside on your computer permanently and will be deleted when you close your browser.
We use persistent cookies to allow our website to recognise you every time you visit the Sacred Heart Church website; Persistent cookies reside on your computer until they are either deleted or they reach a specified expiration date.

Google Adsense
We also use third party advertisements on the Sacred Heart Church website to support our site. Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site, which will also send these advertisers (such as Google through the Google AdSense program) information including your IP address, your ISP , the browser you used to visit our site, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed. This is generally used for geotargeting purposes (showing New York real estate ads to someone in New York, for example) or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited (such as showing cooking ads to someone who frequents cooking sites).
Any advertisers on our site many also place cookies on your local machine.

Most modern browsers allow users to decide whether to accept cookies, but rejection makes some websites unusable, including this one.
We may also use your personal information:
To the extent that we are required to do so by the law of England & Wales;
Except for as detailed above in this Privacy Policy, we will not provide your information to third parties.

International data transfer
Any personal information that is submitted to us may be stored and transferred between countries which do not have copyright laws as protecting as the EU. By providing us your information to us you agree to such international data transfer and storage.

How Sacred Heart Church secures your personal data
Sacred Heart Church takes reasonable technical precautions to prevent the loss or misuse of your personal information.
We will store all personal information on our secure servers.
Any transactions you make with the website will be encrypted using SSL technology.
However, the Internet itself is relatively insecure and as such we cannot guarantee the security of any data sent over the Internet.
You are responsible for keeping your password secure. We will never ask you for your password via email or any other means. Any attempt to do this should be treated as suspicious.

Changes to this Privacy Policy
We may update this Privacy Policy by posting new versions on the website. You should check this page every time you submit any personal data to ensure you are happy with any changes.
We reserve the right to notify you by email of any changes to this Privacy Policy.

Can I find out what information Sacred Heart Church holds about me?
Under the Data Protection Act you have the right to request a copy of the personal information that we hold hold about you and to have any inaccuracies corrected. We will use reasonable efforts to supply, correct or delete personal information about you on our files.
You can instruct us to remove you from marketing communications at any time, free of charge.

Third party websites external to Sacred Heart Church
Our website may contain hyperlinks to websites owned and operated by third parties. These third party websites have their own privacy policies, including cookies, and we urge you to review them. They will govern the use of personal information you submit or are collected by cookies whilst visiting these websites. Sacred Heart Church accepts no responsibility or liability for the privacy practices of such third party websites and your use of such websites is at your own risk.

Contacting Sacred Heart Church about this Privacy Policy
If you have any questions or comments about this privacy policy, we can be contacted via email at: info@sacredheartchurch.co.uk or by post to Sacred Heart Church, Grange Court Road, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol,  BS9 4DR.

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