Cookies and your Privacy

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

St Bartholomew's and St Michael's use only one type of cookie, which is in fact placed on your computer by Google. This allows us to monitor such information as:

  • Which pages are the most (and least) popular
  • Where you have come from (the referring site)
  • Which web browser you are using (and if you are using a mobile phone or tablet to look at the site)
  • Where in the world you are
  • How many visitors to the site we have had, and when is the most poular time to visit

We use this information to improve the site in order to better meet the needs of the user.

These cookies collect information in an anonymous form, and no personal data is collected. If you would like to learn more about how Google use this information, please click here.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit or

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit

YouTube cookies
We may embed videos from YouTube channel using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode. To find out more please visit YouTube’s embedding videos information page.

Other Information

If you contact us, then we may store your contact information (including name, address, telephone and e-mail addresses) in an electronic format. This is for our own use only, and will not be passed on to any other parties without your permission.