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Privacy Policy

Our contact details 

Name: Centrepoint Christian Church 

E-mail: info@centrepointchristianchurch.co.uk  

  

The type of personal information we collect 

We currently collect and process the following information: 

  • Personal identifiers, contacts, and characteristics (for example, name and contact details). 

  • Visual images. 

  • Church member and trustee membership information. 

  • ‘Special’ categories of information, such as religion, medical information, criminal allegations, proceedings, or convictions. 

  • Employment and education details. This may include your role, performance, health, and other relevant information.  

  • Website user stats, including the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; login; e-mail address; password; computer and connection information.  

 

How we get the personal information and why we have it 

Most of the personal information we process is provided to us directly by you. We use the information that you have given us in order to:  

  • Operate as a Church, promote and further our mission. 

  • Manage employees and volunteers. 

  • Notify you about and ensure your safety and well-being at Church services, activities, and events. 

  • Provision of safeguarding services.  

  • Maintain our own accounts and records, such as records of members, employees and volunteers, participants in Church groups, attendees at events, parental contact information and provision of payroll and pensions. 

  • Monitor and measure use of our website. We may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page.  

  • Administer the assessment and collection of taxes and other revenue including benefits and grants. 

  • Monitoring diversity in order to identify or keep under review the existence or absence of equality of opportunity or treatment between groups of people specified in relation to that category with a view to enabling such equality to be promoted or maintained. 

 

We also receive personal information indirectly, from the following sources in the following scenarios: 
  • We may also obtain employee and/or volunteer information from third parties, such as references, background checks, or medical reports. We use this information to manage your employment or volunteering relationship with us, to comply with our legal obligations, and to pursue our legitimate interests.  

  • We may obtain referrals from third parties to use our services. This information will only be processed if the third party has first sought your consent. 

 

We may share information with other employees or trustees. We will not share your information with third parties without your consent.  

 

Under the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR), the lawful bases we rely on for processing this information are:  
  • Consent – we need your permission to use your information. Where we require consent to use your information, we will make it clear when we ask for consent. You can withdraw your consent at any time by emailing info@centrepointchristianchurch.co.uk  

  • Legal obligation – we need to process your information to comply with the law. 

  • Contract – we need to process your information as part of a contract such as a contract of employment. 

  • Vital interest – we need to process your information to protect someone’s life in an emergency. 

  • Legitimate interest – we need to process your information in order to undertake tasks and duties related to members of Centrepoint Christian Church. 

 
How we store your personal information  

Your information is securely stored. To prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put appropriate technical and organisations measures in place to safeguard your information.  

Website user data may be stored on Wix.com, our website host platform. Wix.com provides us with the online platform that allows us to promote our products and services to you. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall.  

If a data breach does occur, we will do everything in our power to limit the damage and comply with the Information Commissioner’s guidance. 

We retain personal identifiers until they are no longer required or for a maximum of 6 years, whichever comes first. 

We keep member information for as long as you access Centrepoint’s services and activities, and for a reasonable period afterwards, or as required by law. 

We keep employment/volunteer and education details for as long as you work or volunteer with us, and for a reasonable period afterwards, or as required by law. 

We will then dispose your information by shredding paper documents, deleting electronic files from devices, back-ups or background storage, and email inbox or ‘sent’ folders.  

 

Your data protection rights

Under data protection law, you have rights including: 

Your right of access - You have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information.  

Your right to rectification - You have the right to ask us to rectify personal information you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete.  

Your right to erasure - You have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances.  Your right to restriction of processing - You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.  

Your right to object to processing - You have the the right to object to the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances. 

Your right to data portability - You have the right to ask that we transfer the personal information you gave us to another organisation, or to you, in certain circumstances. 

You are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights. If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. 

Please contact us at info@centrepointchristianchurch.co.uk if you wish to make a request. 

 

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. 

 

How to complain 

If you have any concerns about our use of your personal information, you can make a complaint to us at info@centrepointchristianchurch.co.uk

You can also complain to the ICO if you are unhappy with how we have used your data. 

The ICO’s address:             

Information Commissioner’s Office 

Wycliffe House 

Water Lane 

Wilmslow 

Cheshire 

SK9 5AF 

 

Helpline number: 0303 123 1113 

ICO website: https://www.ico.org.uk 

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