Terms and Conditions

 What this page tells you

We know Terms and Conditions are never the most exciting part of a website. However, we want to make sure you can understand as best as possible how we deliver our services. This page tells you:

  • About our responsibility to you in how we provide the website
  • About your responsibility in staying safe as you use the information we provide
  • About how we will handle any information you give us

Please note, to make it a bit easier to read, the term ‘the website‘ and ‘this website‘ are used to refer to the collective web presence of Rock Baptist Church, including the web domain names: www.rock-baptist.org.

The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by Rock Baptist Church, and while we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.

Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of Rock Baptist Church. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.

Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, Rock Baptist Church takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

Audio files shared through this website or associated podcast feeds express the views of the individuals, and should not be assumed to represent the views of Rock Baptist Church.

 About your data

Rock Baptist 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 you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Rock Baptist Church may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from January 2012.

 What we collect

We may collect, for example through web forms you complete on our website, the following information:

  • Name and job title
  • Contact information including email address
  • Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • Other information relevant to surveys, sign up forms or your involvement at Rock Baptist Church

 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 services, ministries and website.
  • We may contact you if you have indicated you are happy for us to do this

Information you provide may be stored by a third party provider of the form or service you are using. We will not use a provider that will use this information for their own retail purposes.

 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 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 or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to our users needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage 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.

 Controlling your personal data

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • By informing the church office that you do not wish your information to be used to contact you
  • You can request that information about you be removed from our records. (Please note that where this has been used in printed material, such as the church address book, these materials will not be able to be recalled)

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.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to the church office. If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

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