Ashtead Baptist Church

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Privacy Policy

Ashtead Baptist Church Privacy Policy

Ashtead Baptist Church (hereinafter referred to as ’ABC’) is committed to respecting your privacy and to complying with applicable data protection and privacy laws.

You can visit our website without disclosing any personally identifiable information about yourself.

If you do submit personal information you can be assured that we will use your personal information only to support your continuing relationship with ABC and to keep you informed about future events and church services etc.

We have provided this Privacy Policy Statement to help you understand how we collect, use and protect your information when you visit our website and when you generally use the services of ABC. We wish to help you make informed decisions, so please take a few moments to read the sections below and learn how we may use your personal information.

Personal Information Collection

We endeavour to collect and use your personal information only with your knowledge and consent and typically when you make enquiries, register for information or other services from the church, submit a job application or when you respond to communications from us (such as questionnaires or surveys).

The type of personal information we may collect could include, for example, your name and postal address, date of birth, gender, telephone numbers, email address etc. If you choose to provide us with any other personal information it will only be used in support of the intended purposes stated at the time at which it was collected, and subject to any preferences indicated by you.

How will we use your information?

We may use your information for a number of purposes which include church administration (including administration of gift-aid) and sending you information about the church services and other events.

You acknowledge that by providing data to us, you consent to the processing of your data in accordance with this Privacy Policy Statement.

However, you can contact us at any time to have your details removed from lists used by us, to update your information or to otherwise tell us how you would like to receive information about our church services – the choice is yours.

To update your information please email the church secretary at ray.steptoe@tiscali.co.uk and quote your name and address in the body of the email and tell us what you want to do (e.g. ‘opt-out Email’ etc or if you have previously objected to receiving information by email or post for example, but would now like to change your mind and receive information then just say, ‘opt-in Email’ in the subject header of your email).  You may choose other methods of communication but it must be in writing.

We would normally delete information about anyone who leaves the church after one year.

When will we disclose your information to others?

We will not disclose any personal information to third parties unrelated to Ashtead Baptist Church without your consent.  We may, however, be obliged to disclose your personal information to meet any legal or regulatory requirements or obligations in accordance with applicable UK or European law.

We also routinely give contact details of office holders (e.g. person in charge of children’s work) to SEBA and the BUGB.

Access to your Information

You can write to us at any time to obtain details of the personal information we may hold about you. Please write to ray.steptoe@tiscali.co.uk.

Please quote your name and address together with your telephone number or mobile number. We would be grateful if you could also provide brief details of what information you want a copy of (this helps us to more readily locate your data).

We will take all reasonable steps to confirm your identity before providing you with details of any personal information we may hold about you.

Information Security

ABC recognises that people are increasingly concerned about how personal information is protected from misuse and abuse and about privacy in general.  ABC is constantly reviewing and enhancing its technical, physical and managerial procedures and rules to protect your personal data from unauthorised access, accidental loss and/or destruction.

Please be aware that communications over the Internet, such as emails/webmails, are not secure unless they have been encrypted. Your communications may route through a number of countries before being delivered – this is the nature of the World Wide Web/Internet.  ABC cannot accept responsibility for any unauthorised access or loss of personal information that is beyond our control.

Privacy Support

ABC reserves the right to amend or modify this Privacy Policy Statement at any time and in response to changes in applicable data protection and privacy legislation.

If you have any enquiry about ABC’s data protection and privacy policy or practices, please write to The Church Secretary, Ashtead Baptist Church, 192 Barnett Wood Lane, Ashtead, Surrey, KT21 2LW.

 

  • 192 Barnett Wood Lane
  • Ashtead
  • Surrey
  • KT21 2LW

01372 202103
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