Privacy Policy

How Wolverton Evangelical Church (“we”) use your information

Your privacy is important to us. We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of your information.

It is important that you read this privacy notice together with any other privacy notice we may
provide on specific occasions when we are collecting or processing personal data about you so
that you are fully aware of how and why we are using your data.

Data Controller

David Mumford is the data controller and responsible for your personal data.

Why are we collecting your data?

We collect personal data to provide appropriate pastoral care, to monitor and assess the quality of
our services, to fulfil our purposes as a church and to comply with the law. In legal terms, this is
called ‘legitimate interests’. When it is required, we may also ask you for your consent to process
your data. We do not share your information with others except as described in this notice.

The categories of information that we may collect, hold and share include:
• Personal information (such as name, telephone number, address and email address)
• Characteristics (such as gender, language)
• Special categories of personal data (such as medical details)

Storing your data

We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it
for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting or reporting requirements.
We hold your data for varying lengths of time depending on the type of information in question but
in doing so we always comply with Data Protection legislation.
We will not keep your personal data longer than necessary, details of retention periods are
available in our retention policy which you can request by contacting us at dpowecmk.org.
If at anytime you wish your information to be updated or removed please contact
dpowecmk.org.

Security of your data

We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being
accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we
limit access to your personal data to those employees or trustees who need to know. They will
only process your personal data on our instructions.
We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify
you and the ICO where we are legally required to do so.

Who do we share your information with?

We will not share your information with third parties without your consent unless the law requires
us to do so.

Requesting access to your personal data

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 David Mumford
You also have the right to:

  • object to processing of personal data that is likely to cause, or is causing, damage or
    distress
  • prevent processing for the purpose of direct marketing
  • object to decisions being taken by automated means in certain circumstances, have inaccurate personal data rectified, blocked, erased or destroyed; and
  • claim compensation for damages caused by a breach of the Data Protection regulations.

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 dpowecmk.org.

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
at https://ico.org.uk/concerns/

Contact:

If you would like to discuss anything in this privacy notice, please contact David Mumford,
dpowecmk.org

If you would like to understand how we deal with complains, please read our Data Protection Complains Process.