Our Privacy Policy

Collecting Visitor Information

padlock imageWe currently collect information about visitors to the Grove Baptist Church website. This information can be collected by any website that you visit and it is standard practice for website providers to use the collected information for statistical purposes. This information includes the following:

  • Operating System (i.e. Microsoft Windows XP)
  • Browser software (i.e. Microsoft Internet Explorer v6.0)
  • Your browser's custom settings (i.e. the presence of a Macromedia Flash plug-in)
  • Your IP address (the unique Internet network address of your machine)
  • Your geographic location (or that of your Internet Service Provider)
  • Access times (the time spent on the Grove Baptist Church web site)
  • Referring domain (the website you were browsing prior to following a link to the Grove Baptist Church website)

Visiting our website does not reveal your domain name or e-mail address.


A 'cookie' is a small text file that can be loaded onto your computer's hard drive when you visit a website. This process is a very common practice, is completely harmless, and can not be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer.

E-mail Addresses

E-mail addresses from incoming e-mails are used solely for the purpose of responding to the sender on specific related matters. They are not used for unsolicited e-mail and we do not release any personal information to a third party under any circumstances unless expressly authorised to do so by you, or if we are obliged to do so by law.

Data Protection Act

All information is dealt with in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and we aim to meet current Internet best practices.