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Cookies Policy

This site currently does not use cookies to store information on your computer
By using our site you accept the terms of our Privacy Policy

What are Cookies?
Some websites utilise a standard technology to collect information about how their website is used by individual computers connected to the internet.
This information is gathered through "Cookies". Cookies are small files of letters and numbers that are put on a computer's hard drive. These small files allow a website to distinguish each individual user of the website, to monitor website traffic and to personalise the content of the site for the user. This ultimately helps to provide a good experience when browsing the website.
Please note however that Cookies cannot retrieve any personal data from a computer’s hard drive or pass on computer viruses.

What types of Cookies can websites use?
Essential Cookies - These are essential for the operation of key features of the website. These Cookies don't gather any information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you've been elsewhere on the internet.

Analytical/Performance Cookies - These allow the website to recognise and count the number of visitors to the website and to see how they navigate and use the website. This helps to improve the way the website works (e.g. by ensuring users are finding what they are looking for more easily). These Cookies do not collect any information that could identify the user. All the information collected is anonymous and is only used to help to improve how the website works.

Third Party/Targeting Cookies - These are Cookies used by Social network sites (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, etc.), which may use information about your visit to target advertising to you on their websites. Third Party Cookies such as these are set by a domain other than the one being visited by the user. Please therefore note that the website has no control over the dissemination of these types of Cookies and recommend that you should check the third party websites for more information about these cookies. Third-party suppliers and/or advertisers, carefully selected by the website, who may use information on the visit so that they can present you with adverts that you may be interested in.

For further information about different types of Cookies please visit  

How can you control or delete the Cookies used on a website?
Browsers are usually automatically set to accept Cookies.
If you would prefer not to receive any Cookies, you can adjust the settings on your internet browser to alert you each time a Cookie is presented to your computer, or you can delete any Cookies that have been stored on your hard drive.
Please note that if you prevent the placing Cookies on your computer, or you subsequently delete a Cookie that has been placed, this may effect the functionality of the website and it will not be possible for you to use the website effectively.  

Guide to Disabling Cookies using Web Browsers

1. Go to the Safari menu.
2. Click on the “Preferences”.
3. Click the “Security” tab.
4. Under “Accept Cookies”, set it to accept, reject, or selectively accept cookies.

Firefox 3.0+
1. Click on “Tools” in the menu bar.
2. Click on “Options”.
3. Click on “Privacy” Tab in the top section.
4.  From the drop down box, select “Use custom setting for history”.
5. Un-tick the box that says “Accept Cookies from sites”.
6. Click “OK” and close the screen.

Internet Explorer 7.0+
1. Click on “Tools” in the menu bar.
2. Click on “Internet Options”.
3. Click on “Privacy” Tab in the top section.
4. Click on the “Advanced” button.
5. Select “Accept”, “Block”, or “Prompt” for either “First party Cookies” and “Third Party Cookies”.
6. Click “OK” and close the screen.

Google Chrome 8.0+
1. Click to the “Tools Menu”.
2. Click on “Options”.
3. Click on “Under the Bonnet”.
4. Click on “Cookie Setting” button and tick “Block all third-party cookies without exception”.
5. Close the screen.

For other web browsers, please use the “Help function” on your browser for details on how to do this.

Further information can be found at    which will give you useful information on how to restrict cookies and delete cookies.

United Reformed Church
Carnwath Road
Carluke, ML8  4DF

Charity No. : SC008370

Interim Moderator : Rev Helen M Mee
Church Secretary : Mr Iain Pollock

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