Terms & conditions

Please read these terms of use as by accessing the website lhch.org.uk (hereafter also referred to as ‘the site’), you are agreeing to be legally bound by these terms, which will take effect immediately on use of the site.

If you do not agree to be legally bound by these terms, you must not access the site.

Exclusion of liability

The Lighthouse Church at St. Luke’s Hawkinge (hereafter referred to as St. Luke’s Hawkinge) has made every effort to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the information on the site, we give no guarantee and make no representation regarding the accuracy and completeness of the content within this website. Consequently, we accept no liability for any losses or damages arising out of errors or omissions contained on the site.

No guarantee is given that the site will be available at all times, and no liability can be accepted in respect of losses or damages arising out of such unavailability. We accept no liability in respect of losses or damages arising out of any changes made to the content of the site by unauthorised third parties. Access to and use of the site is at the user’s own risk and we do not guarantee that the use of the site or any material downloaded from it will not cause damage to any property, including but not limited to loss of any data or computer virus infection.

Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall attempt to exclude liability for death or personal injury, or for fraudulent misrepresentation.

Privacy and Confidentiality

By agreeing to be bound by these Terms and Conditions, you confirm that you have read, understood and agreed to our Privacy Notice.

Website specific Privacy information

Our website address is: http://www.lhch.org.uk.

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

If you use one of our contact forms we will capture the name, email address, location and any other data you provide us. That information will only be used to respond to your enquiry.

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.


The entire contents of the site, lhch.org.uk, all website information, graphics, sounds, videos, etc. contained on the site are (and remain) the property of St. Luke’s Hawkinge (unless otherwise noted). Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from our Vicar, Rob Grinsell is strictly prohibited.

Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to St. Luke’s Hawkinge and www.lhch.org.uk with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.

All other material is used with the permission of the copyright owner.

This image is copyright Flickr/LadyDragonflyCC

This image copyright Flickr/LadyDragonflyCC

Messy Church logo © The Bible Reading Fellowship 2019. See messychurch.org.uk

Messy Church Logo Copyright The Bible Reading Fellowship © 2015
See www.messychurch.org.uk

Prohibited Use

You agree to use the site for lawful purposes only, and in a way that does not infringe the rights of, restrict or inhibit anyone else’s use and enjoyment of the site. You agree not to alter the content of the site in any way.


No warranty or guarantee of any kind is provided with the website, lhch.org.uk. All direct or indirect risk related to use of the site is borne entirely by the user.

Linked Sites

lhch.org.uk may contain links to websites not owned or managed by St. Luke’s Hawkinge. We are not responsible for any content that appears on these linked sites. The presence of a link to another site on lhch.org.uk should not be taken as a recommendation or endorsement of that site and / or the connected organisation or persons.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

You agree that the Terms and Conditions of use if the site are governed by English law and any dispute regarding this website shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in England.

Changes to these Terms and Conditions

Changes to the site, including our terms and conditions, are subject to change by us without prior notification to you.


This site, like many others, uses small files called cookies to help customise your experience of our website.

This page contains information on what ‘cookies’ are, the kinds of cookies used by lhch.org.uk, how to switch cookies off in your browser and some useful links for further reading. If it does not provide the information you require, or you have any further questions about how we use cookies, please contact us.

What are ‘cookies’?

‘Cookies’ are small text files that are stored by the browser (e.g. Internet Explorer or Safari) on your computer or mobile phone. They allow websites to store such things as user preferences. You can think of cookies as providing a “memory” for the website, enabling it to recognise a user and respond appropriately.

How does lhch.org.uk use cookies?

A visit to a page on lhch.org.uk may generate the following types of cookie:

Anonymous analytics cookies
Every time a user visits our website, web analytics software provided by a third party generates an anonymous analytics cookie.

These cookies can tell us whether or not you have visited the site before, whether your browser has these cookies, and if you don’t, we generate new ones. This allows us to track how many individual unique users we have, and how often they visit the site.

It is important to remember that these cookies cannot be used to identify individuals; they are used for statistical purposes only.

How do I turn cookies off?

It is usually possible to stop your browser accepting cookies, or to stop it accepting cookies from a particular website.

All modern internet browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. These settings will typically be found in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your browser. In order to understand these settings, the following links may be helpful, otherwise you should use the ‘Help’ option in your browser for more details.

Microsoft Edge help
Cookie settings in Firefox
Cookie settings in Chrome
Cookie settings in Safari

Useful links

If you would like to find out more about cookies and their use on the Internet, you may find the following links useful:

Information Commissioners Office guide to cookies
All About Cookies

For further legal information about privacy issues, you may find these links useful:

Data Protection Act 1998
The Information Commissioner’s Office