Privacy Policy

An Evangelical Church

Privacy Information


Information about our Organisation and Web site

Modern information and communication technologies play a fundamental role in the activities of an organisation like The United Reformed Church. We are a church based in the United Kingdom. Our principal activity is: encouraging other people to come to know what faith in Jesus Christ and joining with God’s people means. At the same time, we seek to serve our community through groups that meet on our premises, and to support various Christian groups who work in other parts of the world.

Our privacy policy covers Grange United Reformed Church and its Web site:

Organisation Name: Grange United Reformed Church
Address: 87 Kings Road, Higher Bebington, Wirral CH63 8LX
Country: United Kingdom
Controller: The United Reformed Church

Web Sites(s): http://www.grangeurc.org.uk/


Providing Visitors with Anonymous Access
You can access our Web site home page and browse our site without disclosing your personal data. The services and links of our Web site Our Web site enables you to communicate with other visitors or to post information to be accessed by others. When you do so, other visitors may collect your data. Our Web site also includes a link to other Web Sites. Such third party Web service providers may collect personal data about our visitors.


Automatic Collection of Information
We automatically log personal data by means such as programming or we link information automatically logged by such means with personal data about specific individuals. We do so for the following purposes:


How we use cookies
A cookie is a small text file which is placed on your computer by your browser.

Cookies allow web sites and applications to respond to you as an individual. The web site can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

They can also help us build an analytical picture of the site and how it is performing.

We use session cookies to manage your movement between pages, handle logins and to help with site searches. These are removed when you leave the site and are essential to the running of the site. These typically have the site web address as their name.

We use analytical cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and general visitor behaviour on our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and it does not contain any personally identifiable information and in no way gives us access to any files on your computer. These usually have names such as UTMA, UTMB, UTMC, UTMZ

You can choose to delete individual cookies or block them entirely at any time by going to the settings in your browser. There is a guide to do this at www.managecookies.co.uk.  Note that if you disable cookies altogether then this may cause functionality issues on this and other websites.

We do not use cookies to store personal data nor do we link non-personal information stored in cookies with personal data about specific individuals.


Data Collection and Purpose Specification
We collect the personal data that you may volunteer while using our services. We do not collect information about our visitors from other sources, such as public records or bodies, or private organisations. To access the table of personal data collected and purposes for which they are used, please see below

We do not collect or use personal data for any purpose other than that indicated in the table below. If we wish to use your personal data for a new purpose, we offer you the means to consent to this new purpose: The URC would contact the person to obtain their permission


Children's Privacy
We do not knowingly collect personal data from children. We do not take specific steps to protect the privacy of children who disclose their personal data to us. We do not provide information about our personal data practices in relation to children on our home page, or at those sites on our Web site where we collect personal data.


Disclosure and Visitor Choice
We do not disclose your personal data to our subsidiaries or other organisations.


Confidentiality / Security
We do not give visitors to our Web site the option of using a secure transmission method to send us their personal data. We have implemented security policies, rules and technical measures to protect the personal data that we have under our control from:

Our Webmaster, who has access to, and is associated with the processing of personal data, is obliged to respect the confidentiality of our visitors' personal data. We ensure that your personal data will not be disclosed to State institutions and authorities except if required by law or other regulation.


Privacy Compliance
Our privacy policy is compliant with the following instrument: Data Protection Act 1998

There are no global or regional regulatory or self-regulatory schemes applicable to our web site or organisation.


Privacy Support
If you have an enquiry or concern about our privacy policy, please contact:
Grange URC, 87 Kings Road, Higher Bebington, Wirral CH63 8LX
Email address: administrator at grangeurc.org.uk (substitute the ‘at’ for @)