The Durham Cathedral website does not automatically capture or store personal information, other than logging the user's IP address and session information, such as the duration of the visit and the type of browser used. This is recognised by the Web server and is used only for system administration and to provide statistics, which the Chapter employs to evaluate use of the site.
You may be asked for personal information if you want to request information from us, or choose to contact us using an online form. In each case we will only use the personal information you provide to deliver the services you have told us you wish to take part in.
Our website uses “cookies”, small pieces of data that are stored by your web browser software in order for certain parts of the website to function correctly. By using our website, you give consent for us to send cookies to your browser. More information about cookies is available at www.google.co.uk/goodtoknow/data-on-the-web/cookies.
If you do not wish to allow your browser to store cookies from our website, you should leave the website or change your browser's settings so that it does not allow cookies. Information on deleting or controlling cookies is available at www.AboutCookies.org.
Session cookies (cookies that last only until the browser is closed) are used to store your text-size preferences and contain no identifiable personal information.
Use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies" to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.