We do not collect any personally identifiable information.
Purpose of collecting data
Data is collected solely for statistical purposes about usage of this website. We use the web hosting company to count how many people visit St Michael’s Catholic Church website and which pages are viewed. The only reason we collect any data is so that we can determine how the site is used, and hence to focus development effort to improve the site.
Which technologies are used to determine the data?
The visitor’s IP is transmitted when a page is requested, anonymized immediately after transmission and processed without personal reference.
What information does IONOS collect from my website visitors?
IONOS does not store any personal data of website visitors, so that no conclusions can be drawn about the individual visitors. The following data is collected:
- Referrer (previously visited website)
- Requested website or file
- Browser type and browser version
- Operating system used
- Device type used
- Time of access
- IP address in anonymised form (used only to determine the location of access)
For what purpose is the data collected?
In IONOS SiteAnalytics, data is collected exclusively for statistical evaluation and technical optimization of the website.
Will data be passed on to third parties?
No data will be passed on to third parties.
How collected information is used
From this we can see which pages are frequently used and which are never used and which are viewed for some time and fine tune the web site for a better user experience.
Web browsers (Internet Explorer, Firefox, etc), permit you to control whether cookies are to be stored, the types of cookies, their duration etc.
If you find anything on the website that you find offensive or you think needs changing, please let us know.