Wallington URC Data Privacy Statement
In line with national URC guidelines, the following policy was adopted by the Elders of Wallington United Reformed Church on April 5 2018.
1. Personal data
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. Data Controller
The eldership (serving elders) of Wallington United Reformed Church is the data controller. This means it decides how your personal data is processed and for what purposes.
3. How do we process your personal data?
The eldership of Wallington United Reformed Church 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 personal data for the following purposes:
4. What is the legal basis for processing your personal data?
5. Sharing of personal data
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 with your consent.
6. How long do we keep data?
Data is retained by Wallington United Reformed Church for only as long as is necessary or to comply with statutory requirements. Further details of the church's retention policy for specific categories of data may be obtained on request to the Church Secretary.
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:
8. Further processing
If we wish to use your personal data for any purpose not covered by this Data Protection Notice, then we will provide you with a new notice setting out the relevant purposes and processing conditions prior to doing so. 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 Church Secretary at email@example.com.
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.
Wallington United Reformed Church
April 5 2018
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