DATA PRIVACY NOTICE
The Parochial Church Council of St. Peter’s Prestbury and the Parochial Church Council of the Church of the Resurrection, Upton Priory (the PCCs)
1. 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”).
2. Who are we?
The PCCs are the data controller (contact details below). This means it decides how your personal data is processed and for what purposes.
3. How do we process your personal data?
The PCCs comply with their 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 administer parish records, including management of applications for reading of banns, for marriages, for baptisms or for funerals.
To administer records of Clergy, Readers, Pastoral Workers, Youth Workers and Ministers, PCC Officers and authorised representatives, Authorised Lay Ministers and Deanery Synod members;
To fundraise and promote the interests of the church
To manage our employees and volunteers;
To maintain our own accounts and records (including the processing of Gift Aid applications);
To inform you of news, events, activities and services running at St Peter’s
4. 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 church events;
Processing is necessary for carrying out legal obligations in relation to Gift Aid or under employment, social security or social protection law, a collective agreement, or other contractual matters;
The processing is necessary to protect the individuals “vital interests”.
Processing is necessary for carrying out obligations under Ecclesiastical law or other similar legal obligations;
The processing is in accordance with the legitimate interest of St Peter’s parish in supporting and promoting the work of the Church of England in the Diocese of Chester;
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.
5. Sharing your personal data
As has been the case for many years, contact details for certain official roles within parishes may be shared widely including with the general public. Where this is the case we will clearly indicate this and people will be given the opportunity to provide alternative contact details or restrict public access to certain information.
Otherwise, your 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 your data with third parties outside of the parish with your consent.
6. 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.
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, banns, marriages, funerals) plus safeguarding registers permanently.
7. 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 St Peter’s Prestbury holds about you;
The right to request that the PCC of St Peter’s Prestbury 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 St Peter’s 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.
8. Further processing
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.
9. Contact Details
To exercise all relevant rights, queries of complaints please in the first instance contact the PCC Parish Administrator at The Parish Office, St. Peter’s Church , The Village, SK10 4DG
Email: email@example.com. Tel: 01625 827625
You can contact the Information Commissioners Office on 0303 123 1113 or via email https://ico.org.uk/global/contact-us/email/ or at the Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire. SK9 5AF.