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Issued by the Parochial Church Council (PCC) of Christ Church Moreton Hall, Bury St Edmunds
Christ Church Moreton Hall understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your personal data is used and shared. We respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits our website www.ccmh.org.uk and we do not collect personal data via our website www.ccmh.org.uk about you unless you contact us (see below). Any personal data we do collect will only be used, passed or shared as permitted by law under legitimate interest.
Your personal data – what is it?
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”).
Who are we?
The PCC of Christ Church Moreton Hall, Bury St Edmunds is the data controller (contact details below). This means it decides how your personal data is processed and for what purposes.
How do we process your personal data?
The PCC of Christ Church Moreton Hall, Bury St Edmunds 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 your personal data for the following purposes: -
To inform you of news, events, activities and services running at Christ Church Moreton Hall, Bury St Edmunds;
To administer membership records;
To manage our employees and volunteers;
To fundraise and promote the interests of Christ Church Moreton Hall;
To maintain our own accounts and records (including the processing of gift aid applications);
To enable us to provide a voluntary service for the benefit of the public in our parish of
Christ Church Moreton Hall;
To share your contact details with the Diocesan office where appropriate so they can keep you informed about news in the diocese and events, activities and services that will be occurring in the diocese and in which you may be interested.
How long do we keep your personal data
We keep data in accordance with the guidance set out in the guide “Keep or Bin: Care of Your Parish Records” which is available from the Church of England website [see footnote for link]. Specifically, we retain electoral roll data while it is still current; gift aid declarations and associated paperwork for up to 6 years after the calendar year to which they relate; and parish registers (baptisms, marriages, funerals) permanently.
What is the legal basis for processing your personal data?
Explicit consent of the data subject so that we can keep you informed about news, events, activities and services and process your gift aid donations and keep you informed about diocesan events.
Processing is necessary for carrying out obligations under employment, social security or social protection law, or a collective agreement.
Processing is carried out by a not-for-profit body with a political, philosophical, religious or trade union aim provided: -
the processing relates only to members or former members (or those who have regular contact with it in connection with those purposes); and
there is no disclosure to a third party without consent.
Your rights and your personal data
Unless subject to an exemption under the GDPR, you have the following rights with respect to your personal data: -
The right to request a copy of your personal data which the PCC of Christ Church Moreton Hall, Bury St Edmunds holds about you;
The right to request that the PCC of Christ Church Moreton Hall, Bury St Edmunds corrects any personal data if it is found to be inaccurate or out of date;
The right to request your personal data is erased where it is no longer necessary for the PCC of Christ Church Moreton Hall, Bury St Edmunds to retain such data;
The right to withdraw your consent to the processing at any time;
The right to request that the data controller provide the data subject with his/her personal data and where possible, to transmit that data directly to another data controller, (known as the right to data portability), (where applicable) [
Only applies where the processing is based on consent or is necessary for the performance of a contract with the data subject and in either case the data controller processes the data by automated means
The right, where there is a dispute in relation to the accuracy or processing of your personal data, to request a restriction is placed on further processing;
The right to object to the processing of personal data, (where applicable) [
Only applies where processing is based on legitimate interests (or the performance of a task in the public interest/exercise of official authority); direct marketing and processing for the purposes of scientific/historical research and statistics
The right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioners Office. (Did you want in asterisk to the link below?)
If we wish to use your personal data for a new purpose, not covered by this Data Protection Notice, then we will provide you with a new notice explaining this new use prior to commencing the processing and setting out the relevant purposes and processing conditions. Where and whenever necessary, we will seek your prior consent to the new processing.
To exercise all relevant rights, queries or complaints please in the first instance contact the Data Protection Officer Revd. Cannon JL Alderton-Ford, The Church Office, Christ Church Moreton Hall, Symonds Road, Bury St Edmunds IP32 7EW, Telephone 01284 725391.
You can contact the Information Commissioners Office on 0303 123 1113 or via email
or at the Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire. SK9 5AF.
Details about retention periods can currently be found in the Record Management Guides located on the Church of England website at: