GDPR policy

NLCC Draft Privacy Statement

Who are we?

New Life Community Church (NLCC) collects, uses and is responsible for certain personal
information about you. When we do so we are regulated under the General Data Protection
Regulation which applies across the European Union (including in the United Kingdom) and we are
responsible as ‘controller’ of that personal information for the purposes of those laws. Our Data
Protection Officer is Mark Anderton .

The Personal Information we collect and use

We collect limited amount of data for the address and contact book and for gift aid purposes if
applicable. The information we collect will be confined to:

• Name
• Address
• Telephone number
• Email address
• Whether you are a tax payer or not

We do not collect date of birth. Where members of the congregation may know each others
birthdays, this will be as an informal arrangement and not requested or held by NLCC.

How we use your personal information

We only use your information to:

• Produce the address book, which is distributed to members only
• Gift Aid purposes – which is sent to HMRC to claim Gift Aid
• Provide church updates and notices

We rely on consent for all of your personal information and you may withdraw consent at any

How long do we keep your personal information?

We keep your personal information for 5 Years or until we no longer need it or you ask for it to
be deleted. If you wish for your data to be deleted, please email mark@nlcc-medway.co.uk. We
will not keep data that we do not need. If you wish not to receive church updates or notices,
then please tell Mark in person or via email.

Your Rights

Under the GDPR you have rights which you can exercise free of charge which allow you to:

• Know what we are doing with your information and why we are doing it
• Ask to see what information we hold about you (Subject Access Requests)
• Ask us to correct any mistakes in the information we hold about you
• Object to direct marketing
• Make a complaint to the Information Commissioners Office
• Withdraw consent

For further information about your rights, including the circumstances in which they apply,
see the guidance from the UK Information Commissioners Office (ICO) on individuals’ rights
under the General Data Protection Regulation.

If you would like to exercise a right, please contact mark@nlcc-medway.co.uk

Keeping your personal information secure

We have appropriate security measures in place to prevent personal information from being
accidentally lost, or used or accessed in an unauthorised way. We limit access to your
personal information to those who have a genuine business need to know it. Those processing
your information will do so only in an authorised manner and are subject to a duty of


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