St Thomas a Becket parish church of the Cliffe in Lewes respects the rights of all our website visitors and users to privacy and data protection.
We are committed to complying with the provisions of all applicable Data Protection legislation.
The data that we collect:
We collect and maintain a variety of personally identifiable information including but not limited to Names, Email addresses, Phone numbers, Payment information, and Social Media Profiles. We collect information directly from individuals or from analytics providers such as Google. Personal information may be further collected through emails, Phone Calls and Face to Face meetings.
What we do with your information:
The personal data collected is used by St Thomas’ church to provide you with information about our website. It may be used to contact you to seek your views and to send
Relevant marketing information. We may perform statistical analysis of user behaviour and characteristics to measure interest in the various sections of the website.
The personal data held by St Thomas’ church may also be used on an aggregate basis without any personal identifiers to provide third parties with information to help us develop new services and products and to improve the features and content of our website. If we combine or connect aggregated data so that it can directly or indirectly identify
Who has access to your information:
The St Thomas’ church marketing team have access to your personal data via the CRM system on the website.
We may work alongside affiliated third parties that also have access to your data.
Mailchimp hosts our mailing list. This includes names, business names and email
Contacting the Website:
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site or your dealings with this website please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Personal data is stored in our management system. Both paper based and electronic. Personally identifiable information will not be disclosed to any third party unless permission has first been obtained from the user. We will only retain your personal data for as long as reasonably necessary to fulfil
The purposes for which it was collected. We may retain your personal data for a longer period in the event of a complaint.
At regular intervals we will:
- Review the length of time we retain your personal data
- Securely delete information that is no longer needed.
- Update, archive or securely delete information if it becomes out of date.
St Thomas’ church uses reasonable measures to safeguard personally identifiable information. The implemented measures will be appropriate to the type of information maintained and compliant with all relevant legislation governing protection of personal information. Measures are implemented to preserve the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the personal information. Security measures are in place to prevent your personal data being accidentally lost, used, or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. In the event of suspected data security breach we will notify you where we are legally required to do so.
Links to Third Party Sites:
From time to time St Thomas’ church may send promotional material in the form of an email and/or blog to provide information regarding new products, events or other news that may be of interest to our website users. If you do not wish to receive marketing material you may opt out. Every marketing email will include an “unsubscribe” link.
You may also notify us in writing at 28 Cliffe High Street, Lewes BN7 2AH.
Access, Review and Correction:
The Data General Protection Regulations give you the right to access your personal data held by us. (Subject Access Request) Requests must be made in writing. We will endeavour to respond to the request within a reasonable period and in any event within one month as required by the relevant provisions in the GDPR. We will take all reasonable measures to ensure that the personal data we hold about you is accurate. You may review and correct your personal information should there be any errors in the gathered data. On making a request to access or review your personal data, we will request you to verify your identity before such request can be fulfilled.
In addition to the rights of access, review and correction you have the right to object to your personal data being processed for any particular purpose, to request that we stop using your information, to request that we delete or remove your information, or request the transfer of your personal data to you or to a third party. Where we are
Relying on consent to process your personal information, you have the right to withdraw such consent at any time.
If you wish to exercise these rights please contact us by email. If you have further concerns about how we use your personal data you have the right to contact the
Information Commissioners Office (ICO), the Data Protection Authority for the UK.
Notification of Changes: