Privacy policy

Introduction

St Gregory's Catholic Church is committed to preserving the privacy of all visitors to this website. We do not share information with others, unless you ask us to do so.

This policy explains how we protect, store, and use personal data.

Throughout this statement ‘we’, ‘us’ and ‘our’ relate to St Gregory’s Catholic Church and ‘you’ or ‘your’ refers to the website visitor.

If you would like any further information please email the

Information collection and use

When you visit this website the Internet Service Provider makes a record of your visit and collects information about your use of the website.  This is common practice for an Internet Service Provider.  This information is used solely to help us make improvements to the website.

We ask for personal information from you in a number of circumstances: when you contact us to request information or services; when you use interactive services via this website.

Any information provide via a form will be used only for the purposes for which it was provided.  The information will not be made available to others or published unless you ask us to do so.

In some cases, individuals have given us permission to publish their contact details on the website. Published email addresses will only be used for the purposes for which they were provided and will not be used for any other purposes without consent.

Occasional contact

We may contact you from time to time to provide you with information which we think you may find of interest.  Contact may be by post, telephone or by email.  When logging into our ‘Members only’ section of the website acceptance of the Terms and Conditions means that you have consented to receive such information.

ChurchBuilder

Our website uses the ChurchBuilder product owned by Concordant Systems Ltd.  ChurchBuilder complies with all UK national laws and requirements for user privacy. Concordant Systems makes no use of church-owned data except when performing technical support for or on behalf of a church.

Use of cookies

ChurchBuilder uses session cookies to ensure that the system works consistently as a user navigates around it. This cookie is not left on the visitor’s computer when they leave the site.

Once logged in, a user can choose to save login details on their computer, and some parts of the system store preference information. ChurchBuilder uses long-lived cookies for remembering login and preference information.

Our website has links to other third party website, the privacy of which we cannot guarantee.  You will need to check the privacy policies of any third party website links from our website.

Data access

Data is handled according to the Data Protection Act 1998 and is under the strict control of our web administrators who all have current DBS checks. ChurchBuilder contains many features that restrict who in a church can access the data of an individual.  Requests about what personal data we have access to or requests to remove personal data should be directed the

Data storage and safety

Concordant processes data per our data protection policy and the UK Data Protection Act. This includes requirements for keeping ChurchBuilder safe from attack and accident, restricting who has access to confidential data, encrypting personal data when it is stored or moved around, and ensuring that the storage hardware is destroyed when it is decommissioned.

Data is stored in the UK on servers that are owned by Ternion Technologies Ltd, but under the control of Concordant Systems Ltd and complying with our data protection policy. Ternion Technologies is 50% owned by the directors of Concordant Systems Ltd. Our primary datacentre is RapidSwitch Maidenhead.

Acceptance of privacy policy

Your use of this website signifies your acceptance of our privacy policy.  We reserve the right to change the policy at any time by posting changes on this page.