If you browse and use our website or our area of ChurchSuite, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, 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 or our area of ChurchSuite.
This policy explains how the church and the website comply with the DPA (Data Protection Act), the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which came into effect on 25 May 2018, and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations.
By providing your personal details you agree to allow the church to contact you by mail, email, telephone or SMS text message in connection with its charitable purposes, either on the basis of the consents you have given us or for our legitimate interests in accordance with current data protection regulations.
HOW WE COLLECT INFORMATION ABOUT YOU
We collect personal information each time you are in contact with us. For example, when you:
HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION
Bethesda Evangelical Church may collect and store sensitive personal information such as health information, religious information and when you and/or your family attend church events and conferences. Your personal information will be kept strictly confidential.
SHARING YOUR INFORMATON
We will never share any information we hold about you to others without your prior consent unless one of the following exceptions apply. We may disclose information we hold about you:
SECURITY OF YOUR DATA
Bethesda Evangelical Church will take reasonable steps to keep secure any personal information, which we hold and to keep this information accurate and up to date. Personal information, held electronically, is stored in a secure server or secure files.
We take security measures to protect your information from access by unauthorised persons and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction and damage. Your information will be held for a reasonable period or as long as the law requires or permits.
KEEPING YOUR DETAILS UP TO DATE
Please tell us as soon as any of your contact details change so that we can keep our records up to date. You can change the way we contact you, or the kind of material we send you, at any time by contacting us by mail or email using the contact details below.
You can unsubscribe from our regular emails or texts at any time by using the ‘unsubscribe’ or ‘change preferences’ links on the email or texts you have received.
If you register with ChurchSuite you should personally log-on and update your contact details.
ACCESS TO YOUR INFORMATION
You have the right to request details of the information we hold about you. To do this, you should write to Bethesda Evangelical Church on the address below.
There is no charge involved for requesting this data. It will help us to process your request if you can be specific about what information you require, otherwise, we may need to contact you again to clarify this.
We will respond to your request within 30 days of receiving the written request. You have the right to request that we update or correct any information we hold about you. Please contact us using the details below to let us know what needs correcting.
Please note that all of these Cookies exist to enable functionality on the website and not for advertising purposes. If you do not wish these cookies to be tracked you can disable them in your browser, but this may negatively affect your experience on the site. There are two types of cookie you may encounter when using this website:
First party cookies: these are our own cookies, controlled by us and used to provide information about usage of our site.
Third party cookies: these are cookies found in other companies’ internet tools which we are using to enhance our site, for example Facebook, Twitter and Google have their own cookies, which are controlled by them.
This website may also include links to other websites. Links provided by the church are for your convenience to provide further information.
We may use websites such as Vimeo and YouTube to embed videos on our website, service providers such as MailChimp and Google Analytics and you may be sent cookies from them via our site.
Please look at the cookie and privacy policies on these third-party sites if you want more information about this.
Users should therefore note 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, Twitter, WhatsApp and YouTube.
Users must verify authenticity of sites before posting or providing personal information on such sites.
Our website may provide social media buttons, permitting sharing our web content directly to a social media platform. Use of such buttons is at your own risk.
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.
The church 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 users own risk.
CHANGES TO THIS POLICY
Any amended version will be available on our website at https://www.bethesdachurch-brampton.org.uk. We suggest that you visit our website regularly to keep up to date with any changes.
The material featured on this site is subject to copyright protection unless otherwise indicated. The copyright protected material may be reproduced free of charge in any format or medium provided it is reproduced accurately and not used in a misleading context.
Where any of the copyright items on this site are being republished or copied to others, the source of the material must be identified and the copyright status acknowledged.
Authorisation to reproduce such material must be obtained from the copyright holders concerned.
Bethesda Evangelical Church has tried to ensure that all information provided through this website is correct at the time it was included. We apologise for any errors. We therefore do not guarantee the accuracy of these pages and any visitor using information contained in them does so entirely at their own risk.
Telephoning: +44 (0) 16977 42136
Emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org or
Writing to: The Data Protection Lead, Bethesda Evangelical Church, Townfoot Industrial Estate, Brampton, Cumbria, CA8 1SW
Bethesda Evangelical Church is a Christian Church and Charity registered in England and Wales
Bethesda Evangelical Church
Townfoot Industrial Estate
Registered Charity No: 1149548
Safeguarding: All people matter to God, and so they matter to us. The church is a member of the independent safeguarding charity Thirtyone:eight and follows a comprehensive safeguarding policy that is reviewed annually by the trustees.
The leaders of our youth and children’s groups hold current government Disclosure and Barring Service certificates and receive regular training. If you would like to read our Safeguarding policy, please contact us.