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Privacy and Cookies

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Privacy policy

Elim Community Church, Carlisle, is a Data Controller, gathering and storing personal contact and family information of those associated and attending the Church and associated ministries. Information regarding data we hold on individuals may be amended or removed by contacting the Administrator at the Church Office:

Elim Community Church
14, Spencer Street

  • We collect information about you when you enquire about using any of our services, or are involved in one of our areas of ministry, as part of us providing you with information regarding future events. Website usage information is collected using cookies.
  • We keep this information for as long as the individual is actively attending our meetings or involved with one of our ministries. For those who cease to have an active involvement, their contact details will normally be removed after 2 years, but involvements will be reviewed on an annual basis. Where there is a legitimate reason we hold the information for a longer period (e.g. for Gift Aid and Income Tax purposes).
  • Information will be used to maintain our address and contacts details for use by Church staff and Leaders, as needed. We will not share your information with those outside the Church without your explicit permission. However emails and telephone numbers may be communicated to other people involved in the same ministry areas within the Church.
  • If you wish to have access to the information we hold about you please contact us and this will be made available. You also have the right to request us to amend or remove information we hold. If you have previously given us consent to hold your data this can be removed at any time.
  • For more information about your legal rights in relation to the information we hold about you, please visit the Information Commissioner’s Office at
  • Our website may record some of your personal information, for example, by logging your IP address or the location of your computer or network. Other data may be collected anonymously about your use of our site from cookies. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit We may use cookies as shown on our website.


We want to make this website easy to use, useful and reliable. To support us with this we sometimes place small amounts of information on your device known as cookies. These cookies cannot be used to identify you personally; they are here to make the site work better for you.

You can manage these cookies yourself and learn more about them from

They improve things by:

  • remembering settings so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you visit a new page
  • remembering information you’ve provided so you don’t need to keep entering it
  • measuring how you use the website so we can make sure it meets your needs

Our use of cookies

The list below shows all of the cookies that are set by this website and the third-party services we use.

Google Analytics
_utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz: These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. Information is in an anonymous form.

Removing and disabling cookies

If you do not wish to accept cookies on to your machine you can disable them by adjusting the settings on your browser. However this will affect the functionality of the websites you visit.

You can use your web browser to:

  • delete all cookies
  • block all cookies
  • allow all cookies
  • block third-party cookies
  • clear all cookies when you close the browser
  • open a 'private browsing' session
  • install add-ons and plug-ins to extend broswer functionality

You can find further information about controlling cookies for your browser by viewing the following external websites:

contact us

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Telephone: 01228 523991



Offices: 14 Spencer Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 1BG

Church: St Paul's Church, St Paul's Square, Carlisle (Postcode for SatNav CA1 1AE)