How we use Cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computers hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze 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.

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.

There are two types of cookie you may encounter when using this website:

First party cookies

These are our own cookies, controlled by us and used to provide information about usage of our site.

NamePurposeTypical ContentExpires
ci_sessionAuthentication session to preserve any sign ins and other changes you might have made during your visit to this site.Hashed data referring to your unique visit. No personal information unless signed in.On exit
cookie_noticeUsed to supress the cookie notice once the user opts to hide it“Yes” or “No”31 days, updated with each visit
prefixed with
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Set by our webserver to manage content delivery on cloud based serversInformation about which server is providing content to the userOn exit

Third party cookies

These are cookies found in other companies' internet tools which we are using to enhance our site, for example Facebook or Twitter have their own cookies, which are controlled by them.

ProviderNamePurposeMore Info.
Google AnalyticsMultiple cookies prefixed with __utmThese 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 visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.Google Privacy policy
YouTubeVISITOR_INFO1_LIVE,
PREF
YouTube embedded videoGoogle Policies and Principles
VimeoMultiple cookies prefixed with __utm and with domain .player.vimeo.comVimeo embedded videoVimeo Privacy policy
AddThis__atuvAddThis.com social sharing plugin. This cookie is read by AddThis.com’s JavaScript on the client side in order to make sure the user sees the updated count if they share a page and return to it before our share count cache is updated. No data from that cookie is sent back to AddThisAddThis Privacy policy

Links to other websites

Our website contains 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.

Who we are

Welcome

We think the message of Jesus is great news for everyone and want to help people get to know him better. We welcome your questions about matters of life and faith, and look forward to seeing you!

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