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Privacy Policy

We seek at all times to act in accordance with the UK Data Protection Act 1998.

We are committed to protecting the privacy of all personal information obtained from you during your visits to the EMMS Nazareth website. This privacy policy explains what personal information we may collect from you and the purposes for which it will be used. By using this website you give your agreement to the data practices described in this policy.

Who is the data controller for this website?

The data controller for this website is EMMS Nazareth. (151 St. Vincent Street Glasgow G2 5NU UK. EMMS Nazareth is a company limited by guarantee registered in Scotland - Company No: SC 225661.)

Depending on which website facilities you use, we collect five different types of information. The types of information and uses are explained below.

When you register with our site, we may contact you to ask whether you would like to be added to our mailing list, so that we can tell you about EMMS Nazareth.

If you are a registered user, we may use information from the five types to offer personalised information when you use the website, notify you of changes to our service, ask your opinions and to help us improve our service to you.

1. Information that you provide to us

We collect and process information that you provide for specific purposes. This may include demographic information such as your name, email addresses, mailing address and telephone number. We use the information to provide you with the specific information, product or services that you request from us and to communicate with you. If you contact us we may keep a record of that correspondence.

You will be asked to provide information about yourself when you use certain site facilities, including the following:

  • "Subscribe to our RSS feeds" - no data about you is required or retained by us.
  • "Contact us" - you will be asked for contact information when you complete any of the contact forms on our website. This information is retained by us and not passed on to any third parties.

2. Website usage information

We receive and store certain information whenever you interact with us. We collect website usage information from a number of sources:

  • Our web server.
  • URLs passed to us when you enter our site.
  • "Tags" placed in web pages that send information to us or our processors. Some tags run a small piece of javascript on your machine (see below for more on javascript).
  • Some information entered by you on forms on the website. In web usage information where information is entered by a user who has not logged in, truncated postcodes (excluding the last two characters) and telephone area codes may be used to measure regional demographics, but are not traceable back to you.
  • A selection of Internet service providers.
  • A selection of search engine companies.
  • IP addresses.
  • Cookies.

We collect web usage information during your visits to our site including information on the date, time, page viewed or searched for, publications ordered, guides printed, tools used, subscriptions and referrals made and other information relating to your browsing activity on our website. Where you are a registered user of our website and have logged in, we may collect web usage information to enable us to build a demographic profile. We may also use web usage information to create statistical data regarding the use of our website. We may then use or disclose that statistical data to others for marketing and strategic development purposes, but no individuals will be identified in such statistical data.

We collect web usage information to help us:

  • assess the effectiveness of marketing campaigns
  • develop and deliver services and information that better meet your needs
  • inform you of events, services and products which we believe to be relevant to you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes

3. IP Addresses

We use IP addresses to analyse trends, track users' movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

4.Cookie Policy

What Are Cookies?

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the sites functionality.
 

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The Cookies We Set

We use cookies when you are logged in so that we can remember this fact. This prevents you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.

In order to provide you with a great experience on this site we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page is affected by your preferences.

Third Party Cookies

  • In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

    This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

    For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

    Third party analytics are used to track and measure usage of this site so that we can continue to produce engaging content. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site or pages you visit which helps us to understand how we can improve the site for you.

    From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.

    The behavioural advertising cookies used by this site are designed to ensure that we provide you with the most relevant related products where possible by anonymously tracking what you have recently viewed on our site and presenting similar things that may be of interest.

    In some cases we may provide you with custom content based on what you tell us about yourself either directly or indirectly by linking a social media account. These types of cookies simply allow us to provide you with content that we feel may be of interest to you.

    We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including; facebook, twitter and addthis, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

5. Javascript

We use javascript, a simple web scripting language, for interaction with users. We also employ it to collect web usage information for the purposes described above.

Disclosure of information

We may disclose information to government bodies and law enforcement agencies for their enforcement purposes. We may also disclose information provided by you to other third parties where this is necessary for the purposes set out in this privacy policy, to EMMS Nazareth operators and to suppliers that we engage to process your information on our behalf. We will not sell, rent or disclose your information to any third parties other than those set out in this privacy policy without your consent. We do not transfer your personal information outside of the European Economic Area.

Linking to other websites

This website contains links to many other government and non-government websites. Anonymous visit or session information may be passed to other websites for the web usage information purposes described above. None of this information can be related to an individual user of the website. The operators of other sites may collect information from you which will be used by them in accordance with their own data protection policy.

This privacy policy applies only to our website. We are not responsible for the privacy practices within any other websites. You should always be aware of this when you leave this website and we encourage you to read the privacy statement on any other website that you visit.

Security

We use leading technologies and security measures to safeguard your information and keep strict security standards to prevent any unauthorised access to it.

Changes to this policy

This privacy policy will change from time to time as we develop the range of services on the website. When this privacy policy changes, we will place an updated version on this page and where appropriate we will give you the opportunity to review the revised privacy policy and ask you to agree to it. Regularly reviewing this page ensures that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances, if any, we will share it with other parties. You should continue to check the privacy policy before using this site, even if you have visited it in the past. This ensures that you will be aware of any changes.
Your rights

If your use of this site falls under the Data Protection Act as a personal user, you have a right to request a copy of any information held about you. If you wish to do this, please contact EMMS Nazareth, explaining that your interest is to review your personal information. Except where the law obliges us to keep your data, EMMS Nazareth will ensure that your data is gathered and/or purged from the servers. EMMS Nazareth will need to receive appropriate identification that proves you are the correct person to request the information.

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