Information Collection and Use
We are the sole owner of any information collected on this site. We will never sell, share, or rent this information to others... ever. The Society of the Sacred Heart collects information from our users at several different points on our website, notably the "Contact us" page. We will only use this information to contact you, and keep you informed of our services.
This web site may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that the Society of the Sacred Heart is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by the Society of the Sacred Heart.
If you are aged 16 or under, please ask your parent/guardian’s permission before you provide any personal information to the Society of the Sacred Heart.
Notification of Changes
When someone visits https://societysacredheart.org.uk we use tracking software to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it. The software will save a cookie onto your computer’s hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website, but will not store, save or collect personal information.
What is a Cookie?
In terms of the internet, a cookie is a small text file which is placed on your computer when you access a web site. The cookie will usually contain information such as; the web site’s name, a user ID, the extent of the cookie’s effect, and a unique number. Cookies will not reveal your identity, or indeed any personal information.
For the most part, cookies bring many benefits to the internet user, especially if you visit some web sites on a regular basis - your preferences are saved so that you don’t have to re-enter or re-select details or options. Additionally, cookies help to improve internet shopping, i.e they are used to remember the items you have placed in your basket before checking out.
The Society of the Sacred Heart use only two types of Cookies:
Session Cookies are essential for the operation of our website and they expire after each browser session. These session cookies are therefore only temporary.
Persistent Cookies are also used on pmgweb.co.uk but they do not collect any information which identifies a user. However these persistent cookies do collect information on how each visitor to the site uses it and records which pages are visited for analytical purposes. The user cannot be identified, only their flow through the website and the pages visited.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This, however, may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Access to personal information
The Society of the Sacred Heart tries to be as open as it can be in terms of giving people access to their personal information. Individuals can find out if we hold any personal information by making a ‘subject access request’ under the Data Protection Act 1998. If we do hold information about you we will:
give you a description of it;
tell you why we are holding it;
tell you who it could be disclosed to; and
let you have a copy of the information in an intelligible form.
To make a request for any personal information we may hold you need to put the request in to the address provided below.
If you agree, we will try to deal with your request informally, for example by providing you with the specific information you need over the telephone.
Contact us by email
or write to
9 Bute Gardens
London W6 7DR