At Grace Church Truro (“the Church”, “we” or “us”), we take your privacy seriously. We’re committed to protecting the privacy of any personal information you give us and we will comply with all relevant data protection legislation and related applicable UK legislation.
This policy covers the following key areas:
This policy explains how Grace Church Truro and the website http://www.gracetruro.org/ comply with the DPA (Data Protection Act), the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations.
For the purposes of relevant data protection legislation, Grace Church Truro is the data controller of personal information we hold and process about you. In this policy, references to “you” mean the person whose personal information we collect, use and process.
By providing your personal details you agree to allow Grace Church Truro to contact you by post, email, telephone or SMS text message in connection with our charitable purposes, either on the basis of the consent you have given us or for our legitimate interests in accordance with current data protection regulations.
You have certain rights under the UK data protection legislation, including the option to:
To exercise any of the above rights you can contact us by:
We may collect and process information about you including:
This information will primarily be collected from you and voluntarily provided to us by you.
What personal information we do collect about your child?
For our children’s ministry ‘graceKids’ (Explore, Excite and Engage) we collect information about your child which will primarily be collected from you the parent or guardian and voluntarily provided to us by you.
The information we may collect, and process includes:
As a parent / guardian, you can access, modify, or delete your child’s information by:
Grace Church Truro may collect and store sensitive personal information such as health information and religious information when you and/or your family attend meetings, register for church events or volunteer. Your personal information will be kept strictly confidential; it is never sold, given away, or otherwise shared with anyone, unless required by law.
We collect personal information each time you are in contact with us. For example, when you:
Personal information will be retained by us in order to provide you with church updates, newsletters and other important notices. We refresh our database every year to make sure that we have the latest and most up-to-date contact information for all members.
The information you provide to us will be stored securely on servers, computers and electronic devices in the UK. It may be accessed by or given to our staff and volunteers at Grace Church Truro who act for us in accordance with the purposes set out in this policy or for other purposes approved by you. Those parties may process information, financial details and provide support services on behalf of Grace Church Truro.
We do not sell or pass any of your personal information to any other organisations and/or individuals without your express consent, with the following exceptions:
If you wish to change personal information that is out of date or inaccurate at any time, please contact us using the steps listed below. Grace Church Truro will take reasonable steps to correct any of your information which is inaccurate, incomplete or out of date.
If you wish to have your personal information deleted, please let us know and wherever possible we will delete that information within 30 days. Where this is not possible we will let you know why.
We will action your request immediately, but you may continue to receive communications from us for a short time as they might already be on their way to you.
You can request access to the personal information that Grace Church Truro holds about you by contacting the Church Administrator by any of the methods listed below. We will provide you with access to your personal information unless we are legally authorised to refuse your request.
Grace Church Truro will take all reasonable steps to store your personal information securely as we would like you to feel confident in dealing with us. We use secure online services for the management and storage of data.
Whilst we will take all reasonable precautions to protect your information, please be aware that no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure and as a result we cannot provide an absolute guarantee of the security of any information you provide to us.
We take security measures to protect your information from access by unauthorised persons and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction and damage.
By browsing or website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the terms and conditions of use detailed in this policy, which, govern the Church’s relationship with you. If you disagree with any part of this policy, please do not provide personal information and do not use our website.
Links provided by Grace Church Truro are for your convenience to provide further information.
We are not responsible for the privacy practices of sites that are linked to this site via hyperlinks, or otherwise. Some of these sites include:
We use websites such as Vimeo to embed videos on our website. Please look at the cookie and privacy policies on these third-party sites if you want more information about this.
Unless it is material supplied or posted by the Church we do not endorse the website(s) and have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s), nor for the cookies they may contain. Users should therefore note that they click on external links at their own risk and we cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links.
The Church uses social media such as Facebook to share information on the Grace Church Truro Facebook page and members only closed group. Some of the information shared on that group includes:
Unless it is material supplied or officially posted by the Church we do not endorse social media website(s) and have no responsibility for the content nor for the cookies they may contain. Grace Church Truro does not ask for passwords nor personal details on social media.
Any documents or files made available to download from our website are provided at the user’s own risk.