Privacy Policy

Like you, we value our personal privacy and don’t want to be bombarded with spam and junk mail about news and products we’re simply not interested in.

That’s why the Great Commission Society operates a strict privacy policy which enables our supporters and followers to opt-in to receiving information from us and to select the way they receive this information – whether it be by email, sms, post or phone.

When completing any forms on our websites, you consent to the collection and use of your information by the Great Commission Society and it’s associated ministries, under the terms of this privacy policy. Our privacy policy operates in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and any future changes to our privacy policy will appear on this page.

What information do we collect and how do we use it?

In order to process and fulfill your request to receive our monthly GCS Prayer E-Diary and/or GCS E-Newsletter we need to know: your name and email address. In some cases where people have requested to support the Great Commission Society we may also need to collect your address.

If you have agreed to receive promotional material from us then this information will not be transferred to third parties.

How do we protect customers, supporters and followers information?

When you make a purchase online, we use a secure server. The secure server software (SSL) encrypts all information you input before it is sent to us. Furthermore, as required by the UK Data Protection Legislation, we follow strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of information, which you have given us.

Use of cookies

Cookies are small pieces of text information sent to your browser when visiting a website. We use cookies to store information about your visit and enhance the functionality of your visit, no personal information or information that could be used to identify individuals is held in these cookies. See our Cookies Policy

Disclosing information to THIRD parties?

We do not sell trade or rent your personal information to any companies or organisations.

Personal Data

To ensure we provide you with the best possible service it is important we keep the data we hold on you up-to-date. You may change any of the basic information we keep about you at any time by sending us an email to [email protected]

If you wish to take up your right to see the personal data we hold on you please put your request in writing to the Privacy Officer at the address below. You should include a reply address with your request.

Data User

Registered office: Great Commission Society, Summit House, 4-5 Mitchell Street, Edinburgh EH6 7BD, United Kingdom

Company Registration: SC482852

Registered Charity in Scotland: SC045721

What are cookies?

This website uses cookies to collect information. Cookies are small data files which are placed on your computer or other mobile or handheld device (such as smart phones or tablets) as you browse this website. They are used to remember when your computer or device accesses this website. The cookies are essential to the effective operation of our website and to enable to you shop with us online. Cookies are also used to tailor the products and services offered and advertised to our customers, both on this website and elsewhere.

Information collected

Some cookies collect information about browsing and purchasing behaviour by people who access this website via the same computer or device. This includes information about pages viewed, products purchased and the customer journey around a website. We do not, however, use cookies to collect or record information on users’ name, address or other contact details. We are able to use cookies to monitor individual visitors browsing behaviour but third parties are not able to identify visitors using cookies.

Who sets the cookies?

The cookies stored on your computer or other device when you access this website are set by us, our suppliers who partner with us to help deliver a high quality website and other third parties.

Some cookies are set by or on behalf of us and are necessary to enable visitors to utilise our website.

What are cookies used for?

The main purposes for which cookies are used are:-

For technical purposes essential to effective operation of website.

To drive our website presence.

How do I disable cookies?

If you want to disable cookies you need to change your website browser settings to reject cookies. How to do this will depend on the browser you use and we provide further details below on how to disable cookies for the most popular browsers:-

For Microsoft Internet Explorer:

Choose the menu “tools” then “Internet Options”

Click on the “privacy” tab

Select the setting the appropriate setting

For Mozilla firefox:

Choose the menu “tools” then “Options”

Click on the icon “privacy”

Find the menu “cookie” and select the relevant options

For Opera 6.0 and newer:

Choose the menu Files”> “Preferences”

Privacy

What happens if I disable cookies?

This depends on which cookies you disable, but in general the site may not operate properly if cookies are switched off.