Privacy & Cookies

This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. By visiting our site you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.

Under the Data Protection Act 1998 and, as from 25th May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) we have a legal obligation to protect your personal information. We take appropriate security measures to safeguard your data and prevent any unauthorised access to it. We gather as little information as necessary and undertake to hold your information only for as long as is necessary for providing a service to you.

Information we collect about you

Our website,, is built using WordPress. WordPress does not collect any personal data from general site visits.

Registered Users

We do not make use of or require user registration on for visitors to our website, and therefore no technical or personal information is collected in this way. There are two registered administrator users with access to this website’s administration for the purpose of website maintenance and development, and adding to and updating the information presented in

User Comments

Comments have been disabled for this website and therefore no user data associated with user comments is collected and stored.

Contacting Us

You may give us information about yourself by corresponding with us by e-mail. You may also provide information if you subscribe to receive a newsletter or register to use parts of our site.

How We Use Your Information

Personal information will be stored securely and will be accessible only by the administrators of Wight Church Network. Your personal information will only be used for the purpose for which it has been submitted in providing you with the information and services that you request from us and to notify you about changes to our service. No personal information will be stored except without the user’s consent. No personal information will be shared with any third parties.


Cookies are small pieces of text data which are placed on your device (for example, computer, tablet or mobile phone) through your browser when you visit a website. does not use cookies except for when the website’s administration is accessed.

Cookies for Registered Administrator Users

When a registered administrator logs into this site, a temporary cookie is set to determine if their browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when their browser is closed.

Upon logging in to their account, several cookies are set to save the administrator’s login information and screen display choices.  These login cookies will be removed upon logout.

When an article is edited or published, an additional cookie will be saved in the browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Cookie Decription Expires
wordpress_test_cookie checks if browser accepts cookies Session
wordpress_[session id] stores your authentication details Session
wordpress_logged_in saves login information Session
wp-settings-1 customises your view of admin interface Session
wp-settings-time-1 customises your view of admin interface Session
wordpress-saving-post saves post or page id just edited 1 day

Links to external websites

Our website displays links to third party websites, who may set their own cookies providing information about advertisements and user preferences. We do not control or accept any liability for the installation of cookies and data storage by third-parties.

Disabling Cookies

Cookies are necessary for the functioning of the administration. Disabling cookies will remove the ability to use the administration.

Access to Information

The GDPR Act gives you the right to access information held about you. At any time you can request to receive a copy of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.