What personal data do we collect?
Our website aims to be a source of information about the activities of our church for the benefit of our members and the wider community. The content of our site includes information that members and users have chosen to provide for publication. This information may include one or more of the following types of personal data:
- telephone numbers
- email addresses
This personal data is always provided voluntarily and when there is minimal risk of any impact on an individual’s privacy.
In addition, more technical types of personal data are collected automatically when anyone uses our website, such as IP addresses, language choices and browser preferences. This data is collected through cookies. A cookie is a small text file that is sent from our site and stored on the user’s computer, phone or other web-enabled device.
None of the cookies used for our site can be used to identify a user personally. They are just used to improve the functionality, security, and performance of the site. You have the choice of setting your browser to switch off cookies, but some features of the site may not work properly without the aid of cookies.
How do we use the personal data we collect?
We use collected personal data solely:
- for the ongoing operation of our website so that it fulfils its aim,
- to improve the functionality, security, and performance of the site.
Do we share the personal data we collect with third parties?
We only share personal data with third party companies when truly necessary to improve the functionality, security, and performance of our website. We also ensure that the companies concerned are GDRP-compliant. We do not currently share personal data with any social network.
What do we do to prevent loss, misuse or alteration of users’ personal data?
To protect our website against data breaches, malware, and malicious attacks, we use the HTTPS protocol, password-protected access, and up-to-date and widely-trusted software. Our website is stored on servers managed by a trusted hosting company that is GDPR-compliant.
Last revised: 06/08/2018