Privacy

The Winsford Trust takes your privacy seriously.

The following privacy statement covers The Winsford Trust website at www.winsfordtrust.org.uk. Other links within this site to other websites are not covered by this policy.

Information collection and use

This website does not store or capture personal information but merely logs the user’s IP address, which is automatically recognised by the web server. This website does not use cookies for collecting user information from the site and we will not collect any information about you except that required for system administration of the web server.

Summary of terms

Browser: Used to locate and display Web pages via a software application. The most popular ones are Microsoft Internet Explorer and Netscape Navigator.

Cookie: Message given to a web browser by a web-server. The message is then stored by the browser in a text file called cookie.txt. Each time the browser requests a page from the server, this message is sent back. A cookie’s main objective is to identify users and personalise their visit by customising web pages for them for example by welcoming them by name next time they visit the same site. A site using cookies will usually invite you to provide personal information such as your name, e-mail address and interests.

IP (Internet Protocol): All networks connected to the internet speak IP, the technical standard which allows data to be transmitted between two devices. TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol) is responsible for making sure messages get from one host to another and that the messages are understood.

IP address: If you are connected to the Internet you have one, for example it may look something like this 198.184.98.9

Web server: Delivers (serves up) web pages to your computer.