Website Disclaimer & Privacy
Portsmouth Anglican Diocese (portsmouth.anglican.org.uk)
Information on this website is provided for general purpose information only, unless otherwise stated (for example in relation to documents held in ‘Information for Parishes’ section of the website which is for use solely by those employed by or an officer of a parish church or fresh expression within the Diocese of Portsmouth) and is subject to change without notice, and your regular review of these terms is assumed with your continued use of the website.
We do not provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or sustainability of the information and materials found and offered on this website for any particular purpose.
Despite our best efforts this website in whole may contain errors, we do not accept liability for loss or damage caused by inaccurate information.
For use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products/services or information available including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from the loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with the use of this website meet you specific requirements; in no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loos or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from the loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with the use of this website.
This website is for profit and will include third party advertising and or product listings.
We may include links to and from other sites, by following these links you are agreeing to the respective sites own terms and policies; ‘we’ hold not obligation or further contract once you have left the pages of our site and accept no responsibility or liability for the contents of these sites or their terms.
We hold no control over the content of such sites and disclaim any liability in respect of your use of such sites.
Diocese of Portsmouth are committed to protecting the personal information of our users. This page answers some important questions about how we can collect, use and protect your personal details – including information about our cookies policy.
How and Why we collect information
As with the vast majority of website, this website automatically collects information relating to requests sent via your computer/web browser, this information is used for system administration, bug tracking, site misuse and statistical information related to the usage of the website. The information collected will be kept and reviewed periodically.
Information is also collected through our online contact forms and email links – we will use your information to reply to your communication.
What we collect
When using our website we sometimes receive personal information about you. For example, if you fill in a contact form you will tell us who you are and how we can contact you and any comment you might make.
We will also collect anonymous browsing information such as: what pages you visit, how long you are on our website, your rough location (ie. UK, Scotland, etc.), what browser you are using, whether you visit our website from a computer, laptop, phone or tablet, your IP address, ect
no personally identifiable information is collected about you unless you explicitly submit that information on this website.
How we use this information
Summary statistics are extracted from the data collected, some of which may be made publically available – however these will not include any personal information by which individuals could be identified.
If you pass information to us through the website including contact information we may use this to reply to your communication, provide you with services (eg. Newsletters), alert you to other relative information, events, news, etc. We will keep your information confidential and generally we will only use your information within the Diocese of Portsmouth
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.
This website uses Google Analytics to help analyse how visitors use this site. Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are small text files placed on your computer, to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form.
The anonymous information generated by Google Analytics cookies about your use of this website is transmitted directly to Google. This information is processed to compile statistical reports on website activity for this website only. The Diocese of Portsmouth use these reports to evaluate aggregate visitor usage so that we can optimise the content, and its marketing, to better meet your needs.
Click here for an overview of privacy at Google (www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy)
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout - Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of the Diocese of Portsmouth website
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit.
To learn more about cookies, you can visit www.aboutcookies.org. You will also find details on how to block and delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.
You can find out more about cookies and how they work from Directgov (https://www.gov.uk/help/cookies)
Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of the Diocese of Portsmouth website
The Cookies We Use
These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous.
This data helps us to understand:
- Which pages people visit on the site
- Which internet browsers are being used
- What is popular on the site
- Which interactive tools are used by visitors
By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.
YouTube & Vimeo
Copyright & Photography
Any resources from the Diocese of Portsmouth website are free for reproduction in your Parish newsletter, magazine or website. However, if you produce a newsletter or website which is not directly affiliated with the Diocese (a ‘local digest’ magazine for example, or news from another religion/denomination) and you would like to use these resources, please gain permission from our Communications Officer.
Permission to use photographs on this web site is gratefully acknowledged to the persons or organisations whose names appear beside the photographs.
No photographs in this web site may be reproduced for any purpose without prior permission which must be obtained in writing from the web master or communication officer.
If you would like to know more about copyright in images please contact the communications officer/assistant.
Who to talk to
If you would like to know more about the Diocese of Portsmouth, our website or would like some advice about related information please contact our Lewis Jones our webmaster: firstname.lastname@example.org
It is important for you to appreciate that this website provides extensive links to other independent websites, both within the Church of England and outside. This policy only applies to direct access to the Portsmouth Anglican website – URLs starting with https://www.portsmouth.anglican.org/
We are not responsible for the availability or content of external sites that may be linked to, from the site. If you find a broken link or if you have any questions or concerns about a link, please contact Lewis Jones our webmaster: email@example.com