Privacy Policy

How we use your information

This privacy notice tells you what to expect when the Diocese of Winchester collects personal information.

Visitors to our websites

When someone visits www.cofewinchester.org.uk we collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. We collect this information in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source. If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will be up front about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.

Use of cookies by the Diocese of Winchester

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

Cookie

Name

Purpose

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Google Analytics

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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where vistors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

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Site cookie acceptance

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This cookie is used to record if a user has accepted the use of cookies on the Diocese of Winchester website.

 

Site cookie acceptance

cofewinctr_permanentConsent

This cookie is used to record if a user has permanently accepted (or not) the use of cookies on the Diocese of Winchester website.

 

Preference cookie

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This cookie is used to remember what preference a user selected when customising the home page.

 

Content Management System cookie

CFID

This cookie is set by our content management system, upon arrival to the Diocese of Winchester site. It is not used by the Diocese of Winchester for any purpose but is needed for the website to function. This cookie is deleted when a user closes their browser.

 

Content Management System cookie

CFTOKEN

This cookie is set by our content management system, upon arrival to the Diocese of Winchester site. It is not used by the Diocese of Winchester for any purpose but is needed for the website to function. This cookie is deleted when a user closes their browser.

 

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Latest News from around the Diocese

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Legislation on women bishops becomes law

The General Synod has enacted the measure enabling women to be ordained as Bishops in the Church of England.
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Debbie Thrower installed as an Honorary Canon

Debbie Thrower has been installed as an honorary lay Canon and member of Winchester Cathedral Chapter
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Bishop Tim Dakin's visit to East Africa

The Bishop of Winchester recently returned from an official visit to East Africa in his capacity as the Church of England’s spokesperson on further and higher education.
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New Chair of the House of Clergy appointed

On Saturday 8 November Diocesan Synod appointed a new Chair of the House of Clergy
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Diocese welcomes changes to Reader Ministry

This summer, with the agreement of the Bishop’s Council and in line with other dioceses, we have started to use the term ‘Licensed Lay Minister’ (LLM) rather than ‘Reader’ for all those exercising this important ministry.
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Bishops to mark Remembrance Sunday

Local Bishops will commemorate outbreak of World War One alongside communities in Winchester, Southampton and Basingstoke
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The Right Reverend Michael Scott-Joynt RIP

We are sorry to announce the death of the former Bishop of Winchester, the Right Reverend Michael Scott-Joynt.
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New Bishop of Basingstoke consecrated

The Reverend Canon David Williams consecrated by the Most Reverend Justin Welby , the Archbishop of Canterbury, at Winchester Cathedral
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New Archdeacon for Mission Development starts work

Rev Canon Dr Paul Moore joins Diocesan team
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Winchester Cathedral's Learning Centre Reopened

HM Lord-Lieutenant Open Winchester Cathedral's Refurbished Learning Centre
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