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Data Privacy Notice

St Andrews Church, Feniton

1. Your personal data – what is it?

Personal data relates to a living individual who can be identified from that data.

Identification can be by the information alone or in conjunction with any other information in the data controller’s possession or likely to come into such possession.

The processing of personal data is governed by the General Data Protection Regulation

(the “GDPR”).

2. Who are we?

The data Controller(s) for St Andrews Church, Feniton, are the Churchwardens. The data controller(s) decides how your personal data is processed and for what purposes.

3. How do we process your personal data?

St Andrews Church Feniton and the associated Friends of St Andrews, complies with its obligations under the “GDPR” by keeping personal data up to date; by storing and destroying it securely; by not collecting or retaining excessive amounts of data; by protecting personal data from loss, misuse, unauthorised access and disclosure and by ensuring that appropriate technical measures are in place to protect personal data.

4. We, the PCC and/or its volunteers use your personal data for the following purposes;-

  1. To enable us to provide a voluntary service for the benefit of the public in our parish, as well as those in the Otter Vale Mission Community and surrounding churches.
  2. To administer membership records
  3. To fundraise and promote the interests of the church and those charities supported by the church as decided by the PCC.
  4. To manage our employees and volunteers;
  5. To maintain our own accounts and records (including the processing of gift aid applications);
  6. To inform individuals of news, events, appeals and activities of St Andrews Church and the associated Mission Community.
  7. To operate our web site and deliver the services that individuals have requested.
  8. To share your contact details with the Mission Community and/or the Diocese office so they can inform you about news, events, activities and services that will be occurring
  9. To contact individuals via surveys, to conduct research about opinions of current services or of potentially new services that may be offered.
  10. To contact those volunteers or potential volunteers of various church groups of dates and events

4. What is the legal basis for processing your personal data?

  1. Explicit consent of the data subject, so that we can keep you informed about news, events, activities and services and process your gift aid donations;
  2. Processing is carried out by a not-for- profit body with a religious aim provided: -
  • The processing relates only to members or former members (or those who have regular contact with it in connection with those purposes)
  • There is no disclosure to a third party without consent.

5. Sharing your personal data

Your personal data will be treated as strictly confidential and will only be shared with

other members of St Andrews church in order to carry out a service to other members or for

purposes connected with the church. We will only share your data with third parties

outside of the charity with your consent. We do not sell contact details.

6. How long do we keep your personal data?

We retain membership data while it is still current and relevant.;

Gift aid declarations and associated paperwork will be kept for up to seven years after the tax year to which they relate.

Some records may be kept in case of any legal claim/complaints or safeguarding purposes

7. Your rights and your personal data

Unless subject to an exemption under the GDPR, you have the following rights with

respect to your personal data: -

  1. The right to request a copy of your personal data which St Andrews church

holds about you;

  1. The right to request that St Andrews Church corrects any personal data if it

is found to be inaccurate or out of date;

  1. The right to request your personal data is erased where it is no longer necessary

for St Andrews church to retain such data;

  1. The right to withdraw your consent to the processing at any time;
  2. The right to request that St Andrews Church provide the data subject with his/her personal data and where possible, to transmit that data directly to another data controller, (known as the right to data portability), (where applicable)
  3. The right, where there is a dispute in relation to the accuracy or processing of your personal data, to request a restriction is placed on further processing;
  4. The right to object to the processing of personal data;
  5. The right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioners Office.

8. Further processing

If we wish to use your personal data for a new purpose, not covered by this Data Privacy

Notice, we will provide you with a new notice explaining new use prior to commencing

the processing., and setting out the relevant purposes and processing conditions. Where

and whenever necessary, we will seek your prior consent for any new processing.

9. Contact Details

To exercise all relevant rights, queries of complaints please in the first instance contact

the Churchwardens. The holders of this position may change but the current contact details may be found on the web site at or on the church notice boards, or in the Parish Magazine.

You can also contact the Commissioners Office on 0303 123 1113

or via e mail

or at Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF