ABOUT THIS POLICY
This policy explains what types of personal information will be gathered when you visit the Antioch Sheffield website, and how this information will be used.
If you follow a link to any other website, please check their policies before you submit any personal information to those websites.
On some parts of the website, you may be asked to provide some limited personal information to enable the provision of certain services (eg. enquiring about a lifegroup, joining our mailing list, applying for job vacancies, contacting us for information, giving, subscribing to podcasts etc.)
Antioch may store this information manually or electronically. By supplying this information, you are consenting to Antioch Community Church holding and using it for the purposes for which it was provided. Information provided will be kept for as long as is necessary to fulfill that purpose.
We also collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system, and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our webmasters. This allows us to ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
HOW THE INFORMATION WILL BE COLLECTED AND USED
Information given to us via connect card or event sign up will be stored, with your consent, on our secure databases ChurchSuite and MailChimp.
Information given through subscriptions to our newsletter or email inquiries will be held in MailChimp only.
Personal information provided to Antioch by you will only be used for the purposes stated when the information is requested. Personal information will not be sold to third parties or provided to direct marketing companies or other such organisations without your permission. Personal information collected and/or processed by Antioch is held in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998 and is in line with the new GDPR legislation.
ACCESS TO INFORMATION
Access to your information:
You have the right to request a copy of the personal information about you that we hold.
Correcting your information:
We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate, complete and up to date and you may ask us to correct any personal information about you that you believe does not meet these standards.
Deletion of your information:
You have the right to ask us to delete personal information about you where:
You consider that we no longer require the information for the purposes for which it was obtained or that we no longer need to retain it in accordance with our statutory obligations
You have validly objected to our use of your personal information – see ‘Objecting to how we may use your information’ below;
Our use of your personal information is contrary to law or our other legal obligations.
Objecting to how we may use your information:
Where we use your personal information to perform tasks carried out in the public interest then, if you ask us to, we will stop using that personal information unless there are overriding legitimate grounds to continue.
Restricting how we may use your information:
In some cases, you may ask us to restrict how we use your personal information. This right might apply, for example, where we are checking the accuracy of personal information about you that we hold or assessing the validity of any objection you have made to our use of your information. The right might also apply where there is no longer a basis for using your personal information, but you do not want us to delete the data. Where this right is validly exercised, we may only use the relevant personal information with your consent, for legal claims or where there are other public interest grounds to do so.
Antioch will also periodically email you with a link to for you to update and control the information we hold on you and what we use it for.
Withdrawing consent using your information:
Where we use your personal information with your consent you may withdraw that consent at any time and we will stop using your personal information for the purpose(s) for which consent was given. Please contact us in any of the ways set out in the ‘Contact information section if you wish to exercise any of these rights.
Lodging a complaint: If you feel we have used your information incorrectly or without lawful basis, or you dispute our lawful basis, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).
KEEPING INFORMATION SAFE
Antioch has a strict data protection policy which limits those who have access to your information to only people who need it to carry out necessary functions within the church. All data is securely password protected.
If you would like more information on the security offered through our databases, then please use the below links.
Antioch may periodically update this policy. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the email address provided by yourself or by placing a prominent notice on our site.