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Privacy & Cookies


We use cookies on this website to track user activity on the site and to enable various types of functionality. While we will endeavour to keep the list below updated, the site relies on many third party services and the list may therefore become out of date if those services alter the cookies they use.

Please note that all of these Cookies exist to enable functionality on the website and not for advertising purposes. If you do not wish these cookies to be tracked you can disable them in your browser, but this may negatively effect your experience on the site.

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.

Third party cookies: these are cookies found in other companies’ internet tools which we are using to enhance our site, for example Facebook, Twitter and Google have their own cookies, which are controlled by them.

First Party Cookies

exp_last_visit This is set by our Content Management System and records the date/time of a users last visit. Set to last for 1 year.
exp_last_activity This is set by our Content Management System and records the last date/time a page was loaded on the site. Set to last for 1 year.
exp_tracker Records the last 5 pages viewed. Used to help users return to a page if ever they receive an error message. Set to last for the duration of the users session (until they close their browser).
exp_sessionid Tracks the current logged in ExpressionEngine user.
exp_tracker Records the last 5 pages viewed. Used to help users return to a page if ever they receive an error message. Set to last for the duration of the users session (until they close their browser).
exp_expiration Cookie used by users who log in and choose "remember me" facility. This keeps the user logged in for a year unless they choose to log out (and then cookie is destroyed)
Any cookie prefixed with sr_ These are for our church and jobs database system. They are used to record a logged in user and what content they have access to across the site.These cookies are set to last for 7 days.
Name Purpose of cookie

Third Party Cookies

Any cookie prefixed with __utm These are Google Analytics cookies and are used to track users activity on the site (Pages viewed, length of time on the site, screen resolution and so on). Cookie durations vary from the session (until the user closes their browser window) and up to 2 years.
_twitter_sess, twid, auth_token, original_referrer, remember_checked These are Twitter cookies that determine whether you are logged in to twitter during your browser session. They also allow you to tweet about a page and record the number of times a page has been tweeted.
SID, c_user, act, presence, locale, x-src, s These are Facebook cookies that determine whether you are logged in to facebook during your browser session. They also allow you to like a page and record the number of times a page has been liked.
Name Purpose of cookie

What Information do we collect

We collect information from you when you register on our site or register for a Job search account.

When registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address or phone number.

What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

  • To personalize your experience
    Your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs
  • To improve our website
    We continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you
  • To improve service
    Your information helps us to more effectively respond to your service requests and support needs
  • To process transactions
    Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company or organisation for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested.
  • To send periodic emails
    The email address you provide may be used to send you information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.

How do we protect your information

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our website privacy policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will update the Privacy Policy modification date below.

This policy was last modified on 09/07/2012

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below.

The Fellowship of Independent Evangelical Churches
39 The Point
Market Harborough LE16 7QU
[email protected]

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