Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how the cathedral Church of St Andrew uses and protects any information that you give, when you use this website. The cathedral Church of St Andrew is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. The cathedral Church of St Andrew may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This updated policy is effective from 1st August 2019. The cathedral Church of St Andrew will never pass your details onto a third party for the purposes of direct marketing.

What We Collect

We do not collect personally identifiable information about visitors to the website. The only time we might collect this information is if you decide to email us or fill in a contact form on the website. Your information will be treated in the strictest of confidence and will never be published or shared. 

By completing our forms, you can grant consent to all of the purposes; any one or others or none of the purposes.

Where you do not grant consent we will not be able to use your personal data, except in certain limited situations, such as where required to do so by law or to protect members of the public from serious harm.

If you have contact with the Diocese or Province for any specific purpose, please be sure to consent to the sharing of your details as listed.

Please note you can withdraw your consent to all or any of the purposes at any time by contacting the Data Processing Officer by email DPO@invernesscathedral.org. Please note also that all processing of your personal data will cease once you have withdrawn consent but this will not affect any personal data that has already been processed prior to this point. The Cathedral Privacy Notice may be found on the Cathedral website or obtained from the DPO above.

About Cookies

A cookie is a small file which is placed on your computer or device and can be used for a variety of purposes including enabling website functionality, analysing website usage or targeting advertising and tracking campaign performance. For background information on cookies we suggest the third party websites AllAboutCookies and AboutCookies. 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 if you fill in a contact form or email us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies, and delete existing ones. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. The help section of your chosen browser or it’s accompanying website will provide instructions on how to accept, decline and delete cookies. Declining cookies may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website, however, as some functionality may not work. Further resources about cookies: • YourOnlineChoices – a guide to online behavioural advertising • The NAI tool allows you to opt out of many third party cookies

How We Use Cookies

On the Inverness Cathedral website, Google Analytics cookies are used to a) analyse how our website is used – for example the volume of visitors to the site or specific pages and b) analyse how visitors found the website – for example reviewing searches that led to a site visitor, and which traffic sources led to a contact form being completed or an email sent. We will access this information on your first visit to our website and may access it again on subsequent visits. You can read more about Google Analytics cookies on the Google site and download a browser plugin to enable you to opt out of Google Analytics cookies on any website. Future designs of this website will be made inline with the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2011.

Links to Other Websites

Our website may contain 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 this privacy statement does not govern such sites. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your information

You may request details of personal information, which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please get in touch. If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.