Privacy Policy

Brighton Goes Gospel aims to serve its members and to respect the wish of those visiting its web site for privacy. Our policy is to protect the privacy and confidentiality of our web visitors and site users. Brighton Goes Gospel undertakes not to disclose any information provided by you, whether it be business or personal information, to any third party, without your consent.

How we handle the information we gather when you visit our web site:

Web server activity logs
Like most web servers on the Internet, our servers collect and store all of the information that your web browser sends when it requests a web page, including:

  • the name, domain, and numerical internet address of the “host” computer (typically a computer belonging to your Internet Service Provider and not your personal computer) from which you access the Internet
  • the date and time you accessed our site
  • the Internet address of the web page that you came from
  • the page you requested from our site and the number of characters sent to your computer and
  • the information your web browser software sends as its so-called “User Agent,” which typically identifies the browser software and may also indicate the operating system and type of CPU used in your personal computer

It is impossible to determine the actual identity of an individual user from this information.

The logs are periodically summarised and analysed in order to study site usage over time and to perform other studies to help us improve the site’s organization, performance, and usefulness.

SECURITY MONITORING AND AUDITING

We use the WP Security Audit Log plugin as a security monitoring and auditing plugin to create a log of data about the ways that our web site is used by those who have login access to it. This information is collected and retained by the web site administrator for, as the name might suggest, security and auditing purposes.

Once activated, the plugin logs a timestamped record of when a logged-in user takes the following actions:

  1. Logs in and out;
  2. Creates, deletes or modifies or views a post (be it a page, post or a post with a custom type);
  3. Creates, deletes or modifies tags;
  4. Creates, modifies, deletes, or approves comments;
  5. Creates, modifies or deletes widgets and menus;
  6. Creates, modifies (this including changing the password), deletes a user or views another users’ profile;
  7. Installs, activates, deactivates, or uninstalls a theme or plugin;
  8. Changes system settings such as reading, general, or permalinks.

A full list of logged actions is available here.

The time stamped record includes the following information:

  1. The user’s login name
  2. The user’s actual name as entered when their account was set up
  3. The user’s WordPress role (Author, editor, etc)
  4. The IP address from which the user accessed the site
  5. The time and date of each action detailed above while the user was logged in.

The data captured by the WP Security Audit Log plugin is stored by the web site administrator for a period of [the time the administrator has specified in the plugin settings] solely for security and auditing purposes.

Information captured by WP Security Audit Log is accessed only by the administrators of the web site and is stored on the web site’s database. These administrators may be located outside the European Union.

Information captured by the WP Security Audit Log is not shared with third parties except in the case of law enforcement requests.

Data Security

Provided by WordFence – more info coming soon.

Electronic mail
When you send us personal identifying information via e-mail (that is, in a message containing a question or comment, or by filling out a form that e-mails us this information), we use it to respond to your requests. We do not retain or distribute lists of e-mail addresses to any parties outside of Brighton Goes Gospel and we do not distribute lists of e-mail addresses. We will not do so unless required to do so by law.

Choir Members Area
When you sign up to a term, we will provide you with a user name and a secure password so that only you or people authorised by you can access that information. At the end of your Term, we will retain information about you electronically. We will not, without your written consent, allow anybody else to access your information except in very limited circumstances – for example, with your agreement or where we are legally obliged to do so.

Online surveys
When you voluntarily provide us with personal information as part of any online survey (such as a Term survey or a survey on your opinions about our site), we will use it to perform various quantitative and qualitative analyses to improve the Term and satisfaction. We may forward the information collected to other employees or contract personnel to perform the actual analysis. You are under no obligation to participate in such surveys. Non-participation will not inhibit your use of our web site in any way. If you provided the information to us in error, you may request its removal at any time.

Marketing information
We may collect information from you, with your permission, that will allow us to provide the terms information, such as promotional materials notices. By supplying your email address we shall not sell, share or transfer this information outside Brighton Goes Gospel.

Collection and release of gathered information
We want to make it clear that we will not obtain personal identifying information about you when you visit our web sites, unless you choose to provide such information to us. Except as required by law, or in the event of a suspected attempt to deliberately circumvent our system’s security with the intent to gain unauthorized access or to do physical damage (for example, an attack by hackers), we do not attempt to identify individual users or share any information we receive with any parties outside of Brighton Goes Gospel. In the latter case, collected information associated with a suspected intruder might be shared with properly authorised investigatory bodies.

Our use of cookies and retained information
We use Google Analytics to help analyse how users use the site. This analytical tool uses ‘cookies’, which are text files placed on your computer, to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) is transmitted to Google. This information is then used to evaluate visitors’ use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity for Brighton Goes Gospel.

Cookies – Some applications may save a “cookie” on your computer’s hard disk to provide a temporary history of actions taken. A common example is the tracking of requests for information or assistance. We do not retain any record of “cookies” beyond what is necessary for running the application.

Web server activity logs – Monthly extracts of the log files are archived and stored off-line at our discretion for an indefinite period of time. Some statistical summaries derived from these data may be retained online or off-line at our discretion for an indefinite period of time.

E-mail – Information collected via e-mail will be retained at our discretion in a directly readable form for as long as necessary to complete our response.

Online surveys – Information collected via online surveys may be maintained at our discretion for an indefinite period of time. Marketing information – Such information may be maintained at our discretion for an indefinite period of time.

Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the information contained in this site is accurate and up to date, we cannot be held responsible for any errors, omissions or inaccuracies. The content of this website is provided free of charge and is intended for general interest and information only. We accept no responsibility for its application to any specific issues or matters that you might wish to address or for the consequences of such application.