Churches Together in Formby Altcar and Hightown

1. 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 of 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?

Churches Together in Formby Altcar and Hightown 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?

Churches Together in Formby Altcar and Hightown 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 the appropriate technical measures are  in place to protect personal data.  We use your personal data for the following purposes :

·         To administer membership records.

·         To maintain our accounts.

4.  How long do we keep your personal data?

We keep data in accordance with the guidance set out in the guide "Keep or Bin".

5.  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 Churches Together in Formby Altcar and Hightown holds about you.

·         The right to request that Churches Together in Formby Altcar and Hightown corrects any personal data if it is found to be inaccurate or out of date.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 Churches Together in Formby Altcar and Hightown  to retain such data;

·         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).  Only applies where processing is based on legitimate interest (or the performance of a task in the public interest/exercise of official authority); direct marketing and processing for the purposes of scientific/historical research and statistics.

6.  Contact Details

To exercise all relevant rights, queries of complaints please in the first instance contact the Secretary of Churches Together in Formby Altcar and Hightown , Dympna Edwards.