Cookie Policy

About cookies

This website uses cookies. By using this website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to Baptist Union of Scotland use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

Cookies are files sent by web servers to web browsers, and stored by the web browsers.

The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables a web server to identify and track web browsers.

There are two main kinds of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are deleted from your computer when you close your browser, whereas persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach their expiry date.


Cookies on our website

Baptist Union of Scotland uses cookies on this website to verify who you are. There are cookies for logged in users and for commenters.

Google cookies

Baptist Union of Scotland uses Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store and use this information. Google’s privacy policy is available at:

third party cookies

When you use this website, you may also be sent the following third party cookies to link with social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter, to allow sharing of content.


Refusing cookies

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies.

In Internet Explorer (version 11) you can block cookies using the cookie handling override settings available by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy” and then “Advanced”.

In Firefox (version 47) you can block all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options”, “Privacy”, selecting “Use custom settings for history” from the drop-down menu, and unticking “Accept cookies from sites”.

In Chrome (version 52), you can block all cookies by accessing the “Customise and control” menu, and clicking “Settings”, “Show advanced settings” and “Content settings”, and then selecting “Block sites from setting any data” under the “Cookies” heading.

Blocking cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of some websites.