Website Disclaimer & Privacy

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Information on this website is provided for general purpose information only, unless otherwise stated and is subject to change without notice, and your regular review of these terms is assumed with your continued use of the website.

We do not provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or sustainability of the information and materials found and offered on this website for any particular purpose.

Despite our best efforts this website in whole may contain errors, we do not accept liability for loss or damage caused by inaccurate information.

For use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products/services or information available including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from the loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with the use of this website meet you specific requirements; in no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loos or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from the loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with the use of this website.

This website is not for profit and will not include third party advertising and or product listings.

We may include links to and from other sites, by following these links you are agreeing to the respective sites own terms and policies; ‘we’ hold no obligation or further contract once you have left the pages of our site and accept no responsibility or liability for the contents of these sites or their terms. We hold no control over the content of such sites and disclaim any liability in respect of your use of such sites.


Portsea Parish are committed to protecting the personal information of our users. This page answers some important questions about how we can collect, use and protect your personal details – including information about our cookies policy.

How and why we collect information

As with the vast majority of websites, this website automatically collects information relating to requests sent via your computer/phone/web browser, this information is used for system administration, bug tracking, site misuse and statistical information related to the usage of the website. The information collected will be kept and reviewed periodically.

Information is also collected through our online contact forms and email links – we will use your information to reply to your communication.

What we collect

When using our website we sometimes receive personal information about you. For example, if you fill in a contact form you will tell us who you are and how we can contact you and any comment you might make.

We will also collect anonymous browsing information such as: what pages you visit, how long you are on our website, your rough location (ie. UK, Scotland, etc.), which browser you are using, whether you visit our website from a computer, laptop, phone or tablet, your IP address, etc.

No personally identifiable information is collected about you unless you explicitly submit that information through a form on this website.

How we use this information

Summary statistics are extracted from the data collected, some of which may be made publically available – however these will not include any personal information by which individuals could be identified.

If you pass information to us through the website including contact information we may use this to reply to your communication, provide you with services (eg. Newsletters), alert you to other relative information, events, news, etc. We will keep your information confidential and we will only use your information within Portsea Parish.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.


Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit.

To learn more about cookies, you can visit You will also find details on how to block and delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.

You can find out more about cookies and how they work from Directgov (

Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of the Portsea Parish website.

The Cookies We Use

Google Analytics

These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous.

This data helps us to understand:

  • Which pages people visit on the site
  • Which internet browsers are being used
  • What is popular on the site
  • Which interactive tools are used by visitors

You can find out more about Google’s cookies on their privacy policy: You can also install the Google Analytics Opt-out tools in your browser:

By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.


If you play an embedded video on our site, there may a cookie set by YouTube containing anonymous, non-personally-identifiable information about the number of playbacks of embedded videos. To find out more please visit YouTube’s embedding videos information page. You can find out more on the Google Privacy Policy:

Copyright & Photography

No photographs in this web site may be reproduced for any purpose without prior permission which must be obtained in writing from the webmaster or Vicar.

If you would like to know more about copyright in images please contact the Parish Office.

Who to talk to

If you would like to know more about Portsea Parish, our website, or would like some advice about related information please contact our webmaster:


It is important for you to appreciate that this website provides links to other independent websites, both within the Church of England and outside. This policy only applies to direct access to the Portsea Parish website – URLs starting with

We are not responsible for the availability or content of external sites that may be linked to, from the site. If you find a broken link or if you have any questions or concerns about a link, please contact our webmaster: