Cookie Policy

St Michael’s House subcontracts the St Michael’s House website from Digital Revolutionaries. In a similar way to most websites St. Michael’s House ("SMH", "we", "us", "our") site makes use of cookies. Cookies are small data files that are stored by your web browser on your computer. You can find out all about cookies and their uses on Wikipedia.

When you use any of our online services the website collects and uses certain information about you. St Michael’s House is committed to protecting your privacy and takes security of your information seriously. St Michael’s House aims to be clear and transparent about the information we collect about you and how we will use that information.

This policy will set out the following;

  1. The Data Controller

  2. The Data Protection Officer (DPO)

  3. What Personal Data St Michael’s House collects

  4. What St Michael’s House use your Personal Data for

  5. How long will St Michael’s House hold your Personal Data

  6. Cookies used on the St Michael’s House site

  7. Managing and deleting cookies

  8. Who will have access to your personal data

  9. Cookies used on the St Michael’s House site

  10. Managing and deleting cookies

  11. Your Individual Rights

1. The Data Controller

St Michael’s House is the Data Controller for all personal data which is collected and used by our website. A Data Controller is the legal entity which determines how and why personal data is collected and used. We subcontract to a processor who are, Digital Revolutions. We have an agreement with Digital Revolutions to protect your privacy and take the security of your information seriously.

2. The Data Protection Officer (DPO)

St Michael’s House has appointed a Data Protection Officer to oversee the compliance with its data protection obligations. The Data Protection Officer (DPO) can be contacted directly by email to

3. What Personal Data St Michael’s House collects?

Personal data means any information relating to you which allows St Michael’s House to identify you, such as your name, address, contact phone number, email address. St Michael’s House is currently developing the website which will enable online applications for recruitment purposes, Club draw applications and fundraising activities.

4. What we use your Personal Data for?

Any personal data we collect from you on this website will only be used by St Michael’s House for the following purposes:

  • Career – recruitment purposes

  • To provide you with a better customer experience by making services available online?

  • Analysis of visitor traffic to and usage of our website

  • To support fundraising events across our services

5. How long will St Michael’s House hold your Personal Data

We only hold onto your information on the website to perform the specific transactions as initiated by you.

You can come back to this page at any time to set your cookie preference for our site. If you have enabled your browser's 'Do Not Track' setting, then cookies will initially be disabled by default.

6. Cookies used on the SMH site

Essential Cookies: We use essential cookies to store preferences and settings from your visit, and to help protect the site against attack and abuse. These essential cookies are required for the proper operation of the site and can only be disabled by changing your browser preferences.

Cookie nameWhat it's forExpires
cookie_notice_viewedSet when you dismiss the cookie notice.60 days
cookie_prefStores your cookie preference for the site.70 days

7. Who will have access to your Personal Data

Only St Michael’s House staff, agents and suppliers who are directly involved with the management of the St Michael’s House website shall have access to your personal data which is collected by this website. All St Michael’s House staff, agents and suppliers who may have access to personal data, shall be bound to St Michael’s House confidentiality agreements and are obliged to keep your personal data secure, and to use it only for the purposes specified by St Michael’s House.

We use cookies for the following reasons:

  • To remember settings and preferences so we can tailor content to your specific needs

  • To measure how people use our website so we can improve the content, structure and layout

Our cookies are not used to identify you personally. They are used to improve the effectiveness of the online work and to provide you with a better end user experience on our websites.

8. Cookies used on the SMH site

Analytics Cookies

We use Google Analytics to collect information about how people use this site. We do this to make sure the site is meeting users’ needs and to understand how we could do it better.

Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. We do not collect or store your personal information (e.g. your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are.

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Cookie nameWhat it's forExpires
_gaUsed to distinguish users.2 years
_gidUsed to distinguish users.24 hours

Social networks

SMH maintains active social network accounts particularly on Facebook and Twitter. We embed widgets from these networks to provide follow buttons, like boxes and stream embeds. This may result in cookies being set by these networks while using our site.

Social NetworkPoliciesOpt-out
TwitterPrivacy Policy | Cookies | GDPR ComplianceOpt-out Options
FacebookPrivacy Policy | Cookies | GDPR ComplianceOpt-out Options

Third party services

SMH makes use of a wide range of third party online services to provide features such as embedded video and social sharing. These services may set cookies when visiting our website. When cookies are disabled we aim to block the loading of third party iFrames without your specific consent.

YouTube : embedded videoPrivacy Policy (on Google) | Cookies | GDPR ComplianceOpt-out Options
Vimeo : embedded videoPrivacy Policy | CookiesOpt-out Options


SMH use ads on Google, Facebook, and Twitter to promote our policies and to help direct users to pages of interest on our website. These services will set cookies on your browser.

Google Tag Manager (GTM)We use GTM to help manage the placement of analytics, conversion tracking, and remarketing code on our site.Read more
Google AdsWe use Google Ads from time to time and may place remarketing code on this site.Privacy Policy | Opt-out Options
Facebook PixelWe use Facebook Ads from time to time and place the Facebook Pixel Code on this site. Privacy Policy | Opt-out Options

9. Managing and deleting cookies

It is possible to view, manage and delete cookies within your web browser. We have provided links to instructions on how to do this for the most common web browsers below. For all other browsers you should look for a section called 'privacy' or 'security' within the application settings or preferences.

  • IP address

  • The type of computer device used by you to connect to the website

  • Operating system of the computer device used by you to connect to the website

  • Your preferred language used to display the webpage

  • The data and time when you accessed the website

  • The page you visited on the website

  • Total time you spent on the website

  • Geographic location (country only) of the computer device used by you to connect to the website.

10. What are your Rights?

Under certain circumstances by law, you have the right to;

  • Right of access – you have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you.

  • Right of rectification – you have a right to correct data that we hold about you that is inaccurate or incomplete.

  • Right to be forgotten – in certain circumstances you can ask for the data we hold about you to be erased from our records.

  • Right to restriction of processing – where certain conditions apply to have a right to restrict the processing.

  • Right of portability – where certain conditions apply, you have the right to have the data we hold about you transferred to another organisation.

  • Right to object – you have the right to object to certain types of processing such as direct marketing.

  • Right to object to automated processing, including profiling – you also have the right to be subject to the legal effects of automated processing or profiling.

  • Right to review: in the event that St Michael’s House refuses your request under rights of access, we will provide you with a reason as to why.

  • Withdraw your consent – where you have consented to receiving emails or newsletters you may withdraw your consent at any time

If you wish to exercise any of these rights, then please submit a request, to Data Protection Officer at: When submitting a request, St. Michael’s House will require information from you to confirm your identity, before processing any request.