Privacy & cookie policy

Privacy Policy

This online privacy policy applies only to websites within our domain It only applies to websites owned and operated by New London Chamber Choir.

Under the Data Protection Act 1998 and from May 2018 the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) we have a legal obligation to protect your personal information. We take appropriate security measures to safeguard your data and apply security standards and controls to prevent any unauthorised access to it. We gather as little information as necessary and undertake to hold your information only for as long as is necessary for providing a service to you.

No name, address or specific user details are recorded from general site visits and we will not attempt to identify individuals from such information unless necessary to investigate a breach of law or regulation. We do not pass on your details to any third party or government department unless you give us the permission to do so or the law requires/permits it.

Circumstances where New London Chamber Choir will attempt to identify your personal details are:

  • in the event of an investigation when a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect the Internet Service Provider’s or New London Chamber Choir website logs;
  • if you request information, submit an application under the Freedom of Information Act for access to personal information, or make a formal complaint.

If you choose to complete any of our online forms, we will use your personal information to deal with your request and not for any other purpose.

If you have any concerns or questions relating to Data Protection or this Privacy Policy, please contact us.


We want to make it easy for you to use our website and we want you to have a good experience on this site. For that reason, we place small amounts of information on your device, for example, computer or mobile phone. These are small files known as cookies. They cannot be used to identify you personally.

We use the following cookies on our site:

Cookie policy acceptedPersistent365 daysWe record whether you have clicked ‘Accept’ on our cookie policy. This stores a cookie named ‘viewed_cookie_policy’ that prevents the cookie alert bar appearing again. No personal information is stored.
PHP ServerSessionExpires when you leave our siteOur website is delivered using PHP, one of the most widely used and respected website scripting languages. PHP is part of the infrastructure that supports our content management system. It sets a session cookie named 'PHPSESSID' that enables the server to recognise you as you navigate from page to page - so allowing you, for example, to remain logged in and comment consistently around the site, or to use more than one browser window with predictable results. PHPSESSID contains only a randomised string of letters and numbers and does not identify you personally. The cookie expires when you leave the site. Our hosting company also requires our site to place a session cookie called DYNSRV, which helps them balance the load on their servers.
WordpressSession or persistentIf persistent, 365 daysWe use WordPress as our content management system. This platform allows us to organise the pages and blog entries we publish. WordPress may set the following cookies as you navigate our site:
  • wordpress_test_cookie - whether cookies are enabled or not, expires when your browser closes;
  • wordpress_logged_in_* - whether you are logged in as a site user (only for staff and administrators);
  • wfvt_659302705, word fence_verifiedHuman - set by our security plugin Wordfence to ensure only valid, human users can access our website.

We do NOT place any cookies for third parties, for example to deliver advertising or other services, or to analyse our readers’ use of our website.

Should I disable cookies? How can I do that?

We recommend you allow the cookies set by this website as they help us provide a better service. In some cases, cookies are required for our forms to work.

If you do not want to receive cookies from this website, you will need to go to your browser options and find the cookie settings within the privacy settings area. Add our domain ( to the list of websites from which you do not want to accept cookies. Here you can also delete any cookies that your browser has stored.