The Church Office, (‘we’) are committed to being transparent about how it handles your personal information, to protecting the privacy and security of your personal information and to meeting its data protection obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR’) and the Data Protection Act 2018.
This privacy notice applies to all users, staff (employed/self-employed/contractors) and volunteers.
We have appointed Gavin Smith as our data controller to oversee compliance with this privacy notice and all matters relating to Data Protection.
Under the GDPR there are six data protection principles which we must comply with. These provide that the personal information that we hold about you must be:
The purposes for which we are collecting and processing your personal information are:
We collect, use and process a range of information about you. This includes:
We will only use your personal information for the purposes which we collected it. If we need to use your personal information for any other purpose we will provide you, prior to further processing, with information about the new purpose.
Your personal information may be shared internally for the purposes of responding to and dealing with your enquiry and, in the case of staff (employed/self-employed/contractors) and volunteers, for payroll and expenses.
We will not share your information with third parties without your consent unless the law requires us to do so.
We hold your data for varying lengths of time depending on the type of information but in doing so we will always comply with Legislation.
Your privacy is important to us and we are committed to safeguarding the privacy of the information we hold about you. Your data is held and protected in line with our Data Protection policy which is available from email@example.com on request.
Under Data Protection legislation, you have the right to request access to information about you that we hold. To make a request for your personal information contact Gavin Smith.
You also have the right to:
For further information on how your information is used, how we maintain the security of your information and your rights to access information we hold on you please contact Gavin Smith.
If you have a concern about the way we are collecting or using your personal data, you should raise your concern with us in the first instance or directly to the Information Commissioner’s Office.
If you would like to discuss anything in this privacy notice please contact Gavin Smith, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information Commissioners Office: https://ico.org.uk/concerns/