Privacy notice

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Who are we?

The church’s full name is Christchurch (Baptist) Welwyn Garden City CIO. We are the Data Controller for the information you give us, which means if you have any queries about what we’re holding about you, or you want to change or remove it, you can do so by contacting us on 01707 335161 or emailing If you have any concerns, queries or complaints you can contact our Data Protection Trustee on the same phone number or email address.

What will we do with your information?

We will only use it for the purpose for which you have agreed to give it to us. Usually the basis for holding the information is that we need it in order to carry out our job as a church – what GDPR
calls our “legitimate interest”. We will not pass it to any other organisation without your knowledge and agreement and we will keep it securely. If you are interested, you can find more details about how we do this by looking at the Privacy policy.

How long do we keep it?

That depends on what it is. When you give us the information we will tell you how long it is held for and why. We will apply national guidelines for retention where appropriate.