Cookie Policy


The Parochial Church Council (PCC) of Tong and Laisterdyke


Thank you for visiting the website. This policy applies to the THL Parish website.

By using our website, you are consenting to our use of cookies and other tracking technology in accordance with this policy. If you do not agree to our use of cookies and other tracking technology in this way, you should set your browser settings accordingly or should not use the website. If you choose to disable the cookies that we use, this could impact your user experience.

See below for details on what information is collected by cookies and how we use that information.

For more information about the kind of data we collect, please read our Privacy Policy.


1. What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile device by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

Cookies set by the website owner,, are called “first party cookies”. Cookies set by parties other than the website owner are called “third party cookies”.


2.  How and why do we use them?

The THL Parish Website uses cookies for several reasons. Some cookies are required for technical reasons in order for the website to operate, and we refer to these as “Neccesary” cookies. Other cookies allow us to gain a better understanding of how visitors use our website – third party cookies can enable advertising, analytics, and interactive content.


3. How can I control the use of cookies?

You have the right to decide whether you accept of reject cookies. You can exercise your rights using the pop-up cookie manager. Necessary cookies cannot be rejected as they are strictly necessary to manage the website.


4.  What type of cookies does use?

The following types of cookies are used on the thlparish website:

Necessary cookie provider - Cookies that are technically necessary for website functionality, such as keeping users logged in, or remembering cart items.

Analytical cookie provider - Cookies from analytical providers like Google Analytics. These cookies are used for measuring statistics such as website traffic and performance, and how users are moving around on your site.

Marketing cookie provider - Cookies from marketing and remarketing tools like Adroll, Facebook and Twitter. These cookies are used amongst other things to target advertising to a user and display ads.


5.  Specific cookies

The specific cookies that operate in are described below.





How the information is used

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Drupal is an open-source software system used to run this website.





Legal Monster

The cookies from Legal Monster help with ensuring that you are given the option to accept or reject cookies, block non-necessary cookies from working until you give consent and remember your cookie settings and choices. The cookies also help with keeping track of if and when you gave consent to analytical cookies, our privacy policy, T&Cs and email marketing.







180 days




180 days


Analytic cookies:


Google Analytics

Measures interactions and content on the website in addition to standard page view measurement. Specifically it measures page views, scrolls, outbound clicks, site searches, video engagement and file downloads


730 days


730 days


180 days


Local storage


Session Storage


Session Storage


6.  Legal Notice Update

We reserve the right to make any changes and corrections to this policy. Please refer to this page from time to time to review these and view new additional information.


7. Contact Details

 To exercise all relevant rights, queries or complaints please in the first instance contact the Vicar, Gary Hodgson at Gary.Hodgson@leeds.anglican.orgor on 01274 682100. 

 You can contact the Information Commissioners Office on 0303 123 1113 or via email at the Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire. SK9 5AF.