Data Privacy Notice

We understand that it is important to treat personal data appropriately and with the care that's due. We summarise below how we look after your data but if you have any concerns please contact us.

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?

Living Waters Church is 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?

Living Waters Church complies with its obligations under the “GDPR” by:

  • keeping personal data up to date;
  • storing and destroying it securely;
  • not collecting or retaining excessive amounts of data;
  • protecting personal data from loss, misuse, unauthorised access and disclosure; and
  • ensuring that appropriate technical measures are in place to protect personal data.

We use your personal data for the following purposes:

  • To enable us to provide a voluntary service for the benefit of the public connected to Living Waters Church;
  • To administer records of members of Living Waters Church
  • To fundraise and promote the interests of Living Waters 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 either within Living Waters Church or further afield through:
    • Mailings (by email &/or hard copy
    • SMS text
    • Churchsuite notifications

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;
  • 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 except as set out set out in 5 below
    • Explicit consent of the data subject so that we can keep you informed about news, events, activities and services and process your gift aid.

5. Sharing your personal data

Your personal data will be treated as strictly confidential and will only be shared within Living Waters Church, in order to carry out a service to other church members or for purposes connected with the church, and certain third parties outside of the church as set out in Annex 1.

6. How long do we keep your personal data?

We keep data in accordance with the guidance provided by the ICO and as required for legal and accounting reasons.

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 Living Waters Church holds about you;
  • The right to request that Living Waters Church 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 Living Waters Church to retain such data;
  • The right to withdraw your consent to the processing at any time where consent is the basis for processing.
  • 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).
  • 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);
  • 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 Clare Ackrill at the above address, telephone number: 01275 344954 or admin@living-waters.org.uk. Alternatively, 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.

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When: Sun 31st May 11:00am - 11:45am
Where:
Due to COVID-19, we are currently unable to physically gather for our normal church service. However, we are meeting online and so please join us on facebook or our live feed page.

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