Privacy Notice


St Mary & All Saints Goodshaw with St John Crawshawbooth

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 2016/679 (the “GDPR”) At this time the new Data Protection Bill, which incorporates the GDPR into national law, has started its journey through parliament.  The final form of this legislation is not yet known, we have therefore referred to the GDPR as the relevant legislation. .

Who are we?  

St Mary & All Saints Goodshaw with St John Crawshawbooth is the data controller (contact details -  This means it decides how your personal data is processed and for what purposes.

How do we process your personal data?

St Mary & All Saints Goodshaw with St John Crawshawbooth 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.

To operate this web site and deliver the services that individuals have requested.

To inform individuals of news, events, activities or services running at St mary's Church.

To process gift aid applications.

To contact individuals via surveys to conduct research about their opinions of current services or of potential new services that may be offered. 

Sharing your personal data

Your personal data will be treated as strictly confidential, and will be shared only with those who need to know for legal reasons or those shown above. 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 your personal data for no longer than reasonably necessary for safeguarding purposes, and for legal reasons relating to registers. 

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