Public worship has recommenced, and we also welcome back those over 70 or who have been shielding. We are blessed to have a large Chapel including a balcony and therefore Visitors are very welcome. We will continue to Live Stream our services, for those unable to attend in person e.g. residents in Care Homes.
Your privacy is important to us at Providence Baptist Chapel, Bedford. Under data protection legislation, we need to let you know how we look after your personal information.
Providence Baptist Chapel is the Data Controller and can be contacted by via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. (Full contact details are provided on our website.)
CHAPEL AND SUNDAY SCHOOL ATTENDEES AND THOSE IN CONTACT WITH THE CHAPEL
Your name, contact details and other information you provide to us may be stored electronically or securely in paper form.
To enable us to provide adequate pastoral support to you and your family, the Chapel may record information which may be regarded as sensitive. This information will be stored securely, either electronically with password protection, or in locked drawers or cabinets. This information will NOT be disclosed to anyone else without your consent, except as required by Law.
CHAPEL MEMBERSHIP DATABASE
Your name and contact details will be entered into our Chapel membership database which is stored electronically and accessible only by authorised users.
CHAPEL MEMBERS AND THOSE WHO ARE IN CONTACT WITH THE CHURCH
We are collecting this information to enable the Chapel to keep in touch with you and provide pastoral support as appropriate. Data Protection legislation allows us to process this information as we regard it as being in the Chapel’s legitimate and reasonable interest.
We will not share your data with third parties without your consent, except as you might reasonably expect.
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Our web site contains links to other web sites of interest. However, once you have followed these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other web site. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Under Data Protection legislation, you have the right to request access to information about you that we hold.
You also have the right to:
To make a request for your personal information, or for any queries relating to how your information is used and your rights to access information, please email the Data Controller at email@example.com.
If you have a concern about the way we are collecting or using your personal data, you should raise your concern with us in the first instance or directly to the Information Commissioner’s Office at https://ico.org.uk/concerns
This policy was reviewed December 2019 and any future changes will be published to this web site.