Orchard Place Baptist Church – Privacy Notice

Your privacy is important to us. This notice applies to personal information we collect from you when you use this site. For the purpose of this Privacy Notice, the Data Controller is Orchard Place Baptist Church, Neath, SA11 1DU.


Information we may collect from you

We may collect and process information that you provide to us from the ‘Contact Us’ section at the foot of our Home page, where for those persons who respond, we will collect name, Email address and any message sent to us.


How will we use your information?

We will only use your information where we have your consent, or we have lawful reason for using it. We use information provided via this site to:

  • Respond to your queries and requests for feedback, if you’ve asked a question
  • Provide you with information you have requested
  • We will only use your information to respond to you directly, and we will not share your details with anyone else, or any other organisation. 


How long will we keep your information?

Generally speaking, we will keep data no longer than necessary

We will keep the information for as long as you wish, or as long as you wish to have an active relationship with Orchard Place Baptist Church. We operate an annual review of this, and will remove data for anyone not having an active relationship. We may keep certain records for longer, for example some safeguarding records, or some financial records for a minimum of 7 years to support HMRC audits.


Your Rights

These include:

  • The right to access information we hold about you, and to obtain information about what we do with it.
  • The right to withdraw your consent to us holding your information.
  • The right to request that we rectify your information, if it is inaccurate or incomplete.
  • The right to ask that we erase your information.
  • You can exercise your rights by contacting the Data Controller at Orchard Place Baptist Church, Neath SA11 1DU.
  • The right to complain to the Information Commissioners Office, at Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire. SK9 5AF, if you aren’t happy with how your personal data is processed.


How we keep your information secure

Your information is held so that we may contact you as per your agreement, and is held  by the Church Secretary either in paper form in a locked storage cupboard, or in electronic form maintained and password protected.


More details about your information

If you require further information on anything in this Privacy Notice, please contact the Church Secretary at Orchard Place Baptist Church, Neath. SA11 1DT.