St Mary's and St Matthew's are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
What we collect
We may collect the following information:
What we do with the information you supply
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
We are committed to making the information and resources provided via our website accessible to the widest audience possible. To enable this, we use widely accepted “Best Practice” principles for design and usability.
Customise the site to fit your needs
In order to make this website easier to read and navigate, you can change display settings such as:
Colour and contrast
The BBC's website "My Web My Way" offers help on adjusting these and other features in your specific operating system and browser.
The website is built in line with recognised best practice, such as the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines.
We have endeavoured to follow the current Web Accessibility Initiative (W3C WAI) guidelines and look to ensure that Conformance Level "AA": all Priority 2 checkpoints are satisfied. WCAG 1.0 has 14 guidelines that are general principles of accessible design. Each guideline has one or more checkpoints that explain how the guideline applies in a specific area. Further information is available on how the guidelines are organized.
We continue to make further improvements and enhancements to our accessibility features according to feedback. Please let us know of any problems you may have encountered, or of any features that you have found particularly useful. You can contact us by contacting The Webmaster, The Parish Office, The Vicarage, 99 Church Road, Ashford, Middlesex, TW15 2NY. Email: email@example.com
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. St Mary's and St Matthew's uses analytics to identify which pages are being used - and how frequently - on our website. This is to enable us to redesign and modify the site in accordance with users' preferences.
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 (see below). This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Links to other websites
Our website contains links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Your personal information
Your information will not be used for any communication from us apart from updates and information about St Mary's and St Matthew's. We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties – unless we are required by law to do so. Your information will never be used for third-party direct marketing.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you. If you would like a copy of the information held on you, please write to The Parish Office, The Vicarage, 99 Church Road, Ashford, Middlesex, TW15 2NY.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to us as soon as possible at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
All modern browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. The following links provide details on how to do this in a range of popular web browsers:
Cookie settings in Internet Explorer: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/196955
Cookie settings in Firefox: http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Cookies
Cookie settings in Chrome: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95647
Cookie settings in Safari: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?path=Safari/3.0/en/9277.html
The term St Mary's and St Matthew's or ‘us’ or ‘we’ refers to the owner of the website whose registered office is The Parish Office, The Vicarage, 99 Church Road, Ashford, Middlesex, TW15 2NY. The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of our website.
Our emphasis is on sacramental worship (the Mass or Holy Eucharist) celebrated in a traditional Anglo-Catholic style, with strong orthodox teaching and preaching, supportive pastoral care, a caring parish family, and responsibility to our community and the greater world.
The Church is a Field Hospital for Sinners.
Registered Charity (England & Wales) no 1203323