The Parochial Church Council (PCC) of St Nicholas Laindon

1. Your personal data - what is it?

Personal data relates to a living individual who can be identified from the data. Identifiication 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 Genereal Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”).

2. Who are we?

The PCC of St Nicholas Laindon is the data controller (contact details below). This means it decides how your personal data is processed for what purposes.

3. How do we process your personal data?

The PCC of St Nicholas Laindon 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 ensuring tha appropriate technical measures are in place to protect personal data.

We use 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 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 Nicholas;
  • To share your contact details with the Diocesan office so they can keep you informed about news in the diocese adn events, activities and services that will be occuring in the diocese and in which you may be interested.
4. What is the legal basis for processing you 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:
    º the processing relates only to members of former members (or those whi have regular contact with it in connection with those purposes); and
    º  there is no disclosure to a third party without consent,
5. Sharing your personal data

Your personal data will be treated as striclty confidential and will only be shared with other members of the church in order to carry out a service to other church memebers or for purposes connected with the church. We will only share your data with third parties outside the parish with your consent.