1. Personal data
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. Data Controller
The eldership (serving elders) of NEWPORT PAGNELL United Reformed Church is the data controller (contact details below), along with the office holders of Minister, Secretary and Treasurer and Mead Centre Volunteer Coordinators (appointed by the eldership). This means these people decides how personal data is processed and for what purposes.
3. How do we process your personal data?
The eldership of NEWPORT PAGNELL United Reformed Church 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 personal data for the following purposes: -
to fundraise and promote the interests of the church;
to manage workers and volunteers;
to enable the church to provide voluntary services for the benefit of the public in our local community;
to provide contact details of officers and others with specific responsibilities (eg DBS signatories) to the synod office and Church House. This enables the synod and national administration of the United Reformed Church.
4. What is the legal basis for processing your personal data?
Processing is necessary for carrying out obligations under employment, social security or social protection law, or a collective agreement; or
Explicit consent of the data subject has been given.
5. Sharing personal data
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 data with third parties with people’s consent.
6. How long do we keep data?
We retain data on the following basis: