Privacy and Cookies

DISCOVERYHOUSE.org.uk (“Discovery House”) values the privacy of our Web site visitors. We have created this privacy statement in order to disclose information gathering and dissemination practices for this Web site. 

Personal Information Policy

DISCOVERYHOUSE.org.uk is an online Web site of Our Daily Bread Ministries Trust and is a member of the Our Daily Bread Ministries family of ministries (ODB). We maintain a strict ministry-wide policy that we will never sell, rent, or otherwise give your private information to other organizations, commercial or non-profit. The only exception would be to comply with the law, or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Our Daily Bread Ministries Trust, our users, or others. Any personally identifiable information (name, address, and/or e-mail address) that you submit to us is used only for the purpose for which it was given.

  

Information Collected.

When becoming a Discovery House customer, you provide your name, mailing address, e-mail address, and phone number. The information is used to (a) deliver products and services; (b) analyse and monitor visitor and customer activity; (c) promote and support the products and services offered; (d) help plan the future development of the site and the products and services offered; and (e) develop a knowledge base regarding Web site users and customers.

  • We have entered into agreements with trusted agents and business members who provide support services and equipment necessary for Discovery House and its associates to provide their products and services. We may share data with these trusted agents and business associates. For example your credit card information will be provided to our credit card processor so that we can complete the sale. Please do not submit information that you do not wish to have shared.

  • Occasionally, we may send out surveys. This information will be used entirely by us to improve our products and services.

Logged Files

When you log onto the Internet, your ISP automatically assigns an IP address to your computer. Web servers identify your computer by its IP address, and we use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our servers, to administer our Web site, and to constantly improve the value of the materials available on the Web site. We do not link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable. This means that a user's session will be tracked, but the user will be anonymous.

Cookies and How We Use Them

Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser to enable our systems to recognise your browser for the following purposes:.

  • Identifying you when you sign-in to our site.

  • Maintaining current session (differentiating between concurrent users).

  • Keeping track of items stored in your shopping basket.

  • Displaying previously viewed items.

  • Reporting site analytics and anonymous pageview statistics.

  • Preventing fraudulent activities.

  • Improving security.

Security

Protecting your privacy and your information is a top priority at Discovery House. We use commercially reasonable means to protect the integrity of its Web site and the confidentiality of collected data. Our employees are aware of our privacy and security policies and your information is only accessible to those employees who need it in order to perform their jobs. However, we cannot provide absolute assurance against, and will not be liable for, any breaches of confidentiality due to system failures or unauthorised access by third parties.


Restrictions. 

The DISCOVERYHOUSE.org.uk Web site membership is intended for users who are 18 years of age or older. If you are not 18 years of age or older, do not submit any information to us.

Update User Information

Reasonable access to personally identifiable information will be provided within 60 days at no cost to the user. If access cannot be provided within that timeframe, we will provide the user a date when the information will be provided. If for some reason access is denied, we will provide an explanation as to why access has been denied.

Links. 

The site contains links to other Web sites. We encourage you to visit these Web sites to learn about their privacy policies, as theirs may differ from ours. We encourage you to read the privacy statement of any Web site you may visit.

Acceptance. 

Visiting this website with your browser settings adjusted to accept cookies tells us that you want to use our products and services and that you consent to our use of as described above in this notice. You also consent to and accept our policy on the use of personal information in this notice. If you have any questions or complaints about any uses of data, or about this statement in general, you may contact our site coordinator by using the Contact Us form on the Web site or by writing to us at the following address:

Our Daily Bread Ministries,
PO Box 1,
Carnforth,
Lancashire,
LA5 9ES,
UK

We reserve the right to make changes to this policy. Any changes to this policy will be posted.