Our Privacy, Security and Cookies Policies
This statement explains our policy on personal information we obtain when you visit our site or when you provide information online.
We are committed to safeguarding such information and using it only for the purpose of improving this website or providing you with information you have requested. We are obliged to use any information you have provided in accordance with the laws protecting personal information, including the Data Protection Act 1998. We will only use information that you have provided for the purpose or purposes for which it was obtained. We undertake that we will not share any of the information we collect with any third party except with your explicit consent or in compliance with legal or statutory obligations.
We might sometimes contract or otherwise deal with third parties to process information on our behalf, as for example with pilgrimages, and if and when we do so, we require that these third parties comply with data protection laws and our instructions.
We have We have in place appropriate security measures designed to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of content and information presented on and collected for this site. These security measures include protection to prevent, as far as reasonably possible, access to information by parties other than those with specific administrative authority given by given by Our Lady of Lourdes and St Teresa’s.
Cookies are useful in helping you navigate to pages efficiently and remembering your preferences; they help us to identify which parts of the website are being used most frequently and those parts which are most and least effective.
What types of cookies do we use ?
Necessary/Essential: Some cookies are essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of our site. They allow us to maintain user sessions and prevent any security threats. They do not collect or store any personal information. These cookies are always enabled.
Analytics: These cookies store information like the number of visitors to the website, the number of unique visitors, which pages of the website have been visited, the source of the visit, etc. These data help us understand and analyse how well the website performs and where it needs improvement.
Advertisement: The information stored in these cookies may be used by third-party ad providers to show you ads on other websites on the browser.
Preferences/Others: These cookies help us store your settings and browsing preferences like language preferences so that you have a better and efficient experience on future visits to the website.
The below list details the cookies used in our website.
|_ga||The _ga cookie, installed by Google Analytics, calculates visitor, session and campaign data and also keeps track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookie stores information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to recognize unique visitors.|
|_gat_gtag_UA_67019462_11||Set by Google to distinguish users.|
|_gid||Installed by Google Analytics, _gid cookie stores information on how visitors use a website, while also creating an analytics report of the website's performance. Some of the data that are collected include the number of visitors, their source, and the pages they visit anonymously.|
|Calendar||This cookie is set by Universalis.com and is used to store the liturgical calendar.|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-advertisement||Set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin, this cookie is used to record the user consent for the cookies in the "Advertisement" category .|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-analytics||This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Analytics".|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-functional||The cookie is set by GDPR cookie consent to record the user consent for the cookies in the category "Functional".|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary||This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Necessary".|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-others||This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Other.|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-performance||This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Performance".|
|PHPSESSID||This cookie is native to PHP applications. The cookie is used to store and identify a users' unique session ID for the purpose of managing user session on the website. The cookie is a session cookies and is deleted when all the browser windows are closed.|
How can I control the cookie preferences ?
You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from this Manage cookies button; it will display the consent notice again enabling you to change your preferences or withdraw your consent entirely.
In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies. For further details you can visit the All About Cookies website.
Third Party websites
This website contains some hyperlinks to websites owned and operated by third parties. These third parties have their own privacy policies, including policies on cookies and analytics, and we have no control over their policies. When opening these links, we urge you to examine and be satisfied by their privacy and security policies. It is these policies that will govern any information that you give to third party sites. We cannot accept any responsibility or liability for the privacy and security practices of third party sites and you use these at your own risk.