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Privacy Statement


Catholic Social Services, and the Catholic Diocese of Christchurch, are committed to protecting the privacy of its website users. By using this website, you accept the terms of this privacy notice. We collect some personal information about you when you fill in our contact form or using cookies. 



A cookie is a small portion of data sent from our website to your web browser, stored on your browser while you are visiting our site. When you visit our site again, the cookie data can be easily retrieved by our website to notify us of your previous activity.


The use of cookies does not, in any way, give us access to your computer or any personal information stored on your device or hard drive. The cookies we use may vary from these described but generally, we use required cookies as strictly necessary to enable our website to operate.  We also use functional cookies to help us to improve the CSS site by helping us to understand how our site is used and how it performs. These cookies include analytics which provide insights such as how many users we have, where the users are from, and which pages are visited.


You can access settings in your web browser to determine how cookies are used. If you do choose to adjust your browser to not accept cookies, you may experience some loss in functionality of our site.


Contact form

CSS will collect personal information from you only if you voluntarily submit this information on our referral form. We use this information to contact you and respond to your request. We will not disclose your information to third parties unless we have your consent, or if we are required to by law. We take all reasonable precautions to keep your information safe and secure.


We encourage you to check this page regularly to stay informed about how we are collecting, using, and protecting your personal information. If you have any question, feel free to contact us at + 64 3 379 0012

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