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DATA PRIVACY NOTICE St Chad's Church, Wybunbury

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

2.Who are we?

St Chad's Church Wybunbury 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?

St Chad's Church Wybunbury 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 enable us to provide a voluntary service for the
benefit of the public in a particular geographical area as specified in
our constitution;
To administer membership records;
To fundraise and promote the interests of the charity;
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 Chad's;
To share your contact details with the Diocesan office
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.

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 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.

Sharing your personal data

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.

How long do we keep your personal data?

We keep data for as long as it
is relevant to the good governance of the church and/or for legal

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.

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
St Chad's Church Wybunbury holds about you;
The right to request that the St Chad's Church
Wybunbury 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 St Chad's Church Wybunbury to retain such
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);
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, 45 Melville Street, Edinburgh EH3 7HL.

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

Contact Details

To exercise all relevant rights,
queries of complaints please in the first instance contact the following .

Vicar :

Secretary : .

Agreed by St Chad's PCC on the 8th
March 2021

This website is owned and operated by St. Chad's Church. This privacy policy sets out how we use and protect any information that you may give us or we may obtain as you use this website.

St. Chad's Church is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide information by which you could be identified, that information will only be used in accordance with this privacy policy statement. This Privacy Policy is effective from January 2024 until further notice.

Amendments to this policy

St. Chad's Church may change this privacy policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page occasionally to ensure that you are happy with any changes that are made. Please note that change in policy – in particular a change relating to permissible use of personal data – cannot be retrospective. If you submit personal information on the basis set out here, St. Chad's Church cannot legitimately use that information on a different basis simply by changing the terms of the policy.

If you have any questions about this privacy policy please write to us by email using the Contact Page.

The St. Chad's Church Privacy Policy is set out in the following sections:

  • Types of information collected on this website
  • Using your personal information
  • Security of your personal information
  • Disclosure of your personal information
  • Your rights to review personal information
  • Use of cookies
  • Links to other websites

Part 2 Website Privacy Policy

1. Types of information collected on this website

The following kinds of information may be collected on this site in order to better understand your needs and to provide you with a better service:

a. Information about your computer, your visits and your use of this website. This may include your computer's IP address, its geographical location, your browser type and version, your computer operating system, the referral source, the length of visit, the number of page views and your navigation of the website.
b. Information relating to transactions carried out on this website including information relating to the purchase of goods or services.
c. Information that you provide for the purpose of registering to use services on this website and/or in order to subscribe to our website services such as email notifications and newsletters.
d. Any other information that you specifically choose to send to St. Chad's Church.

2. Using your personal information

Personal information submitted to St. Chad's Church on this website will be used for the purposes specified in this privacy policy or in relevant parts of the website. If St. Chad's Church should require personal information from you that could identify you as an individual St. Chad's Church will do so openly and St. Chad's Church will never pass your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing without your express agreement and consent or under the terms set out below under 'Disclosure of your personal information'.

St. Chad's Church may use the personal information held about you in order to:

a. Administer this website.
b. Personalise your browsing experience on this website.
c. Enable your use of the services available on this website.
d. Dispatch goods and/or supply services purchased by you via this website.
e. Issue statements and invoices to you, and collect payments from you.
f. Send email notifications which you have specifically requested.
g. Send you marketing communications such as newsletters and other communications where you have specifically agreed to this.
h. Provide third parties with statistical information provided this information does not in any way identify you as an individual user.
i. Deal with enquiries and complaints made by you or about you relating to this website.

If you submit personal information expressly for publication on this website, St. Chad's Church reserves the right to publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the license granted to St. Chad's Church. St. Chad's Church will provide means for you to inform us at any time that you no longer require email or marketing communications.

If any website financial transactions that are handled through a third party, such as PayPal or Stripe, St. Chad's Church will only share information necessary for the purposes of processing payments made via this website, and any information necessary to deal with complaints and queries relating to such payments. Please take the time to review PayPal's privacy policy and Stripe's privacy policy.

3. Security of your personal information

St. Chad's Church will store any personal information you provide on secure servers and will take all reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent any loss, misuse, disclosure or alteration of your personal information. Our website is protected with an SSL certificate encrypting data sent between you and our server. Please note, however, that St. Chad's Church cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet and that you are solely responsible for keeping your password and user details confidential. St. Chad's Church will never ask you to divulge your password unless it is required for you to log on to the website.

4. Disclosure of your personal information

As provided in this privacy policy St. Chad's Church will not knowingly disclose any information held about you to a third party except in the following circumstances:

a. Where required to do so by law.
b. In connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings.
c. In order to establish, exercise or defend St. Chad's Church's legal rights.
d. At the request of a purchaser, or prospective purchaser, of any business or asset which St. Chad's Church is offering for sale.
e. To any person or organisation St. Chad's Church may reasonably believe may apply to a court or other authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in St. Chad's Church's reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order its disclosure.

5. Your rights to review personal information

Under the Data Protection Act 1998, you may request details of personal information St. Chad's Church holds about you. St. Chad's Church will provide you with any personal information held about you subject to:

a. The provision of reliable evidence of your identity.
b. The payment of a fee to cover administration costs.

Please note that St. Chad's Church may withhold your personal information, if necessary, to the extent permitted by law. If you believe that any information St. Chad's Church holds about you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us as soon as possible.

6. Use of cookies

Certain areas of this website may use 'cookies'. These cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer when you visit this website. Most major websites use cookies. Cookies help St. Chad's Church to track of your use of the site, help you to resume where you left off, remember your registered logins, preferences, and other customization functions and can be used to help show content that better matches your interests.

Cookies cannot be used to reveal your identity or any personal identifying information. By using this website you are agreeing to this policy and you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy. If you wish to use this site but do not wish to accept cookies used by St. Chad's Church you can do so by adjusting your browser settings. Independent advice on managing cookies in your browser can be found at

Please note that if you try to use this website without accepting cookies that some parts of this website may not function correctly. If you accept St. Chad's Church cookies, your experience of this website will be much improved and your choices and preferences can be saved for when you visit the site again.

This website may use 'session' cookies, 'persistent' cookies and 'third-party' cookies including 'Google cookies'.

Session cookies

Session cookies help St. Chad's Church to track your use of this website as you navigate the pages. Session cookies are automatically deleted from your computer when you close your browser.

Persistent cookies

Persistent cookies enable St. Chad's Church to recognise you when you make a return visit and may be used to register any preferences set on previous visits. Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer until they are deleted or until they reach a specified expiry date.

Third-party cookies

Merchant suppliers and affiliate companies that feature on this website may add their own cookies when you click on their links to visit their websites. We will alert you when this is about to happen. Please note that the St. Chad's Church privacy policy will not apply when you leave this website. Other companies will have their own privacy policies on the use of cookies and, if you have any concerns, you should check the privacy policy of the relevant website.

Google cookies

St. Chad's Church may use Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information through cookies stored on your computer when you use this website. The information generated is used to create reports on website use and is stored by Google. Please view Google's privacy policy.

We may also publish Google Adsense interest-based advertisement links on our website. When you click on a Google Adsense link Google will track your behaviour across the web using cookies and may use this information to tailor future advertising to reflect your interests.

You can view, delete or add interest categories associated with your browser using Google's Ads Preference Manager. You can also opt-out of the Adsense partner network cookie if you wish. Please note this opt-out mechanism itself uses a cookie so, if you clear the cookies from your browser, your opt-out will not be maintained and you will have to reset your Google opt-out cookie.

7. Links to other websites

This website may contain links to other websites. Please note that St. Chad's Church has no control over other websites and St. Chad's Church cannot be held responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites. Third-party websites will not be governed by this privacy policy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

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St Chad's Church
Main Road, Wybunbury
Cheshire, CW5 7SB
(Car park and entrance in Church Way)
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The Parish of St. Chad's, Wybunbury, is part of a United Benifice with St. James', Audlem, and St John's, Doddington
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