Elohim Church Trust are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
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”).
Who are we?
The Trustees of Elohim Church Trust is the data controller (contact details below). This means it decides how your personal data is processed and for what purposes.
How do we process your personal data?
Elohim Church Trust 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.
We use your personal data for the following purposes: –
- – To enable us to provide a voluntary service for the benefit of the public in a particular geographical area as specified in our constitution;
- – To administer membership records;
- – To fundraise and promote the interests of the charity;
- – To manage our employees and volunteers;
- – To maintain our own accounts and records (including the processing of gift aid applications);
- – To inform you of news, events, activities and services running at Elohim Christian Church;
What is the legal basis for processing your personal data?
Explicit consent of the data subject so that we can keep you informed about news, events, activities and services and keep you informed about Elohim Christian Church events.
- – Processing is necessary for carrying out legal obligations in relation to Gift Aid or under employment, social security or social protection law, or a collective agreement;
- – 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); and
- – there is no disclosure to a third party without consent.
Sharing your personal data
Your personal data will be treated as strictly confidential and will only be shared with other members of the church in order to carry out a service to other church members or for purposes connected with the church. We will only share your data with third parties outside of Elohim Christian Church with your consent.
How long do we keep your personal data?
We keep data for current members or those connected to the church whilst this data is relevant to current activities. Data retention is reviewed annually by the Trustees.
Specifically, we retain gift aid declarations and associated paperwork for up to 6 years after the calendar year to which they relate.
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: –
- – The right to request a copy of your personal data which Elohim Christian Church holds about you;
- – The right to request that Elohim Christian Church corrects any personal data if it is found to be inaccurate or out of date;
- – The right to request your personal data is erased where it is no longer necessary for Elohim Christian Church to -retain such data;
- – The right to withdraw your consent to the processing at any time
- – The right to request that the data controller 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)
- – 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;
- – The right to object to the processing of personal data, (where applicable)
- – The right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioners Office.
If we wish to use your personal data for a new purpose, not covered by this Data Protection Notice, then we will provide you with a new notice explaining this 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 to the new processing.
To exercise all relevant rights, queries or complaints please in the first instance contact the Chair of Trustees, Elohim Church Trust, Elohim Christian Church, Newbold Road, Barlestone, CV13 0DZ. Telephone 01455 291 022 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
You can contact the Information Commissioners Office on 0303 123 1113 or via email https://ico.org.uk/global/contact-us/email/or at the Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire. SK9 5AF.
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What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent from a website to your computer or mobile phone’s Internet browser. It is stored on your device’s hard drive and is used by websites to track online traffic flows. Unless you have programmed your computer to reject cookies, websites have been using cookies to enhance your online experience for years.
In order to comply with EU regulations, users now have the option of accepting our cookies. Although you will still be able to access most of our content without cookies, your visit to our site would benefit from the additional functionality that cookies will provide.
Whenever a person visits elohimchurch.com, we collect basic information about their behaviour on our site. This includes things like what pages have been visited and how they found our website. The information we gather for these purposes does not identify anyone and we make no attempt to find out who has been to our site.
What we do gain from this information is a better understanding of what people are interested in on our website and how we can improve their experience on it.
To access this information, we use the following cookies:
Google Analytics: This cookie allows us to gain a better understanding of how visitors use our site, what content they are interested in, and how they found us. The information we get from Google Analytics is anonymous and for the most part comes in the form of statistics.
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People who use our online services
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Visitors also have the option of signing up for our monthly e-newsletter through our website, in which case their contact details are added to our email database with a well-known email provider. We do not pass along these details to any other organisation.
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