Privacy and cookie policy

Our privacy policy states how we use and protect any information that you give to us when you use this website.

Northallerton Methodist Church is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then we assure you that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Northallerton Methodist Church may change this policy from time to time by updating this page so you should check back occasionally to ensure that any changes are still satisfactory to you. This policy is effective from 1st December 2012.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • name
  • contact information including email address
  • preferences and interests
  • details of organisations that you represent for the purpose of bookings
  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided. You can opt out from receiving these emails at any time by following the unsubscribe instructions contained in each email.
  • We may need to contact you by email, phone, fax or mail, especially if booking arrangements need to be altered. We may use the information to customize the website according to your interests.
  • NB: We will never send 'spam' emails nor contact you unless necessary.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How we may use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic. Please be aware that our website may use anonymous analytical tracking cookies. We inform you so that you can switch cookies off in your browser if you prefer.

The Google Analytics cookies collect information in an anonymous form, data including the number of visitors to this website, where visitors have come from and the pages they have visited during their session/ time spent on the website.

We may use this non-personal information to compile reports on usability for internal use only, and so we can learn from the needs of our visitors and improve their experience of the website.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we are required by law to do so.