Cookie Policy for Greyfriars Parish Church, Lanark

This is the Cookie Policy for Greyfriars Parish Church, Lanark, accessible from

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

  • Forms related cookies

    When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence. These are set when you access our hall booking or holiday club registration systems and are necessary for you to complete the forms on these pages. (PHPSESSID)

We do not set any cookies for tracking purposes when using the church website. We do not log any personal information unless you submit it to us via a form.

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.

  • We host videos through YouTube (Google), Vimeo, and Facebook. These videos will not load unless you give explicit consent for each video to load, and the privacy policies of these sites are clearly signposted when you access one of these videos, or can be accessed by clicking on the service name.

  • We use HCaptcha to enable us to process form submissions on our hall booking and holiday club registration systems. Their privacy policy is available here.

More Information

If you are still looking for more information please contact the Data Protection Co-ordinator.