Last Updated: 17th November 2017
Personal information includes any information that identifies you personally, such as your name, address, email address or telephone number.
The congregation recognises the importance of your privacy and personal information and we have therefore outlined below how the congregation collects, uses, discloses, and protects this information. We are registered with the Information Commissioner through the umbrella registration of Inverness Presbytery and strive to comply fully with data protection law.
The congregation receives and stores personal information provided by members, employees, volunteers, donors and other associates. This information can be supplied to us:
We may also receive information about you from third parties.
We may use the information we collect:
The congregation may require to share personal information held for a number of reasons including to provide pastoral or other assistance, process donations or carry out any other contractual obligations. This data may be disclosed to:
The congregation does not permit these parties to use such information for any other purpose than the foregoing.
The congregation may also need to disclose your information if required to do so by law.
By providing us with your personal data, including sensitive personal data such as on your health, you consent to the collection and use of any information you provide in accordance with the above purposes and this privacy statement.
You also consent to our transferring your information to countries or jurisdictions which do not provide the same level of data protection as the UK, if necessary for the above purposes. If we do make such a transfer, we will, if appropriate, put a contract in place to ensure your information is protected.
The congregation via its office bearers and employees will use all reasonable endeavours to ensure that personal information is held in a secure and confidential environment and when the information is no longer needed it will be destroyed or permanently rendered anonymous.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee may be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you, please contact the Session Clerk
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact our Data Protection Officer Graham Fraser (01456 450353) or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible. Any information found to be incorrect will be corrected as quickly as possible.