We are registered with the Information Commissioner, registration number Z6601898. Our nominated representative for the purpose of the Act is Sally Finn.
Who are we? Norwich Diocesan Board of Finance Ltd, referenced in this document as ‘the Diocese’, is the data controller (see contact details below). This means that we determine how, and why, your data is processed and stored.
Information we collect from you on our main website
We will collect and process the following data about you in the following ways:
Information we collect from you through third party websites
When you give us information through any other website we operate or other services we provide (e.g. Bright Map, Diocese of Norwich Grant Finder, Shopify (our online shop), Mail Chimp (eNews), PayPal, Eventbrite (event bookings)), we may share this data internally and combine it with data collected on our main website.
We also work closely with other Church of England bodies including The Archbishop’s Council, The Church Commissioners for England, the Church of England Central Services (“National Church Institutions” or “NCIs”), and the Diocesan Registry. We will only request data from these organisations when it is necessary to fulfil our role in providing a service to you.
Information you give us through other methods
Our Data Retention Policy outlines what personal data we hold and the reason for holding it. Examples include if you give us your contact details on a paper Data Protection Form, or if you give us your contact details when you became licensed as a Reader / Lay Minister. A copy of this can be requested from us.
Uses made of the information
Information you give us. We use information you give us for the purposes it was given, e.g. if you give us your email address to receive eNews, we will only use your email address for this purpose.
Information we collect about you (e.g. technical information about your website visit). We will use this information:
Information we receive from other sources. We may combine this information with information you give to us and information we collect about you. We may use this information and the combined information for the purposes set out above (depending on the types of information we receive).
Further processing or use of your information. If we use your personal data for a new purpose then we will seek your consent to do so where and whenever necessary, prior to the new processing.
We will remove your personal data when we no longer have reason or consent to hold it. Our Data Retention Policy outlines how long we hold personal data for and the reason for holding it. A copy of this can be requested from us.
Disclosure of your information
You agree that we have the right to share your personal information with the offices of the Bishops of Norwich, Thetford and Lynn, the Diocesan Registry, Spire Property Consultants, the Archbishop’s Council and National Church Institutions. We will only share this data between offices where necessary to carry out the services we provide.
We will disclose your personal information to third parties if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of our users, or others.
Where we store your personal data
All information you provide to us is stored on secure servers. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
Under certain circumstances, you have rights under data protection laws in relation to your personal data. These can be found on the ICO website.
Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
Access to information
You have the right to access information held about you. You can exercise this right at any time by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org. You may be subject to a fee to meet our costs in providing you with the data we hold about you.
By using this website, you agree that we can place cookies on your computer unless you change your browser settings. We believe there is no reason for any concern over any of the cookies used on our website; however certain users may have privacy concerns or consider some cookies to be intrusive. Below we outline what cookies we use and why, to help you make an informed choice.
First-party cookies (created by ourselves):
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Controlling and Blocking Cookies
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Policy last modified by the Diocese of Norwich on 20/06/18