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Updated May 21, 2018

Cookie Policy

Basingstoke Hindu Society (Registered Charity No: 1107780) / Basingstoke carnival hall

Basingstoke Hindu Society (“us”, “we”, or “our”) uses cookies on the https://b-h-s.co.uk and https://www.basingstokecarnivalhall.org websites (the “Service”). Here you will find our full Cookie Policy. By using the Service, you consent to the use of cookies.

Our Cookie Policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how third-parties we may partner with may use cookies on the Service, your choices regarding cookies and further information about cookies.

 

1. What are  cookies?

Our websites,https://b-h-s.co.uk and https://www.basingstokecarnivalhall.org, use cookies to distinguish you from other users of the website. This helps us to provide you with
 a good experience when you browse our websites and also allows us to improve our sites.

A cookie is a small text file of letters and numbers that is downloaded on to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. They help the site provide a better user experience. Cookies are used by many websites and can do a number of things.  In general, they are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping carts, and provide anonymised tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics.

Cookies can be “persistent” or “session” cookies. Persistent cookies remain on your personal computer or mobile device when you go offline, while session cookies are deleted as soon as you close your web browser.

When you use and access the Service, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser.

2. How we use cookies

We use cookies for the following purposes:

  • To enable certain functions of the Service
  • To provide analytics

We use both session and persistent cookies on the Service and we use different types of cookies to run the Service:

  • Essential cookies. We may use essential cookies to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts.
  • Analytics cookies. We may use analytics cookies to track information how the Service is used so that we can make improvements. We may also use analytics cookies to test new advertisements, pages, features or new functionality of the Service to see how our users react to them.

In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-parties cookies to report usage statistics of the Service, deliver advertisements on and through the Service, and so on.

We respect privacy when we deal with personal information collected by our organisation.

Where cookies are used to collect personal data, we ensure the required safeguards are in place and only use the data in compliance with our Privacy Policy and our Data Protection Policy. For example, if you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue. For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

We also use some cookies that do not collect personal information but that do help us collect anonymous information about how people use our website. We use Google Analytics for this purpose. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website usage by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers. The information collected by Google Analytics about usage of our website is not personally identifiable. The data is collected anonymously, stored by Google and used by us to create reports about website usage. Google’s privacy policy is available at http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html.

3. Your choices regarding cookies

As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.

The most effective way to disable cookies on this site or on others is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers. Below are some browser specific links you may find useful should you decide to disable cookies.

4. Where can you find more information about cookies

You can learn more about cookies and the following third-party websites:

Network Advertising Initiative: http://www.networkadvertising.org/

Get In Touch

Contact us by email, phone, or in person

Do you consent to the processing of your personal data?

Please note that in contacting us using this form you are consenting to the use of cookies and to the processing of your personal data (e.g. name, email). We promise to keep your data safe, as outlined in our cookies, privacy and data protection policies.

You can always give us a call on:

01256 464031

Find us at the Basingstoke Carnival Hall …

Basingstoke Hindu Society

You can find us here at the Basingstoke Carnival Hall, which we manage on a voluntary basis for the wider local community.

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