Our Policies

In this Privacy & Cookies Policy references to “we“, “us” and “our“, are references to St Mary’s Chigwell and references to the “Site” and “Website” are references to www.stmaryschigwell.com.

The privacy and security of your personal data is extremely important to us. This page explains how we, St Mary’s Chigwell Church, may collect and use personal data as you interact with our website and use our services.

By visiting or using our Services in any manner, you acknowledge that you accept the practices and policies.

Safeguarding 

We are committed to Safeguarding Children, Young People, Victims/perpetrators of Domestic Abuse and Vulnerable Adults.

Data Privacy Notice (GDPR)

The PCC has adopted the Church of England’s policies and best practice on safeguarding which you can find in our policy: Attach policy

What data do we collect?

a) Data we may collect when using our website :

  • Full Name
  • Email Address
  • Cookies

b) Data we collect when you purchase/use a service from us :

  • Full Name
  • Full Address
  • Email Address
  • Phone Number

Contact forms

When using our contact form we collect the following information which is directly provided by the user, their name, email address and message itself.  The information provided is only used to reply or for direct contact with the user. This information is never used by third-party services or sold.

Cookies

Using our website you agree Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computers hard drive that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. We may use cookies where appropriate to gather information about your computer in order to assist us in improving the experience of using our website. Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors.

We do not share or sell information we may learn about you through our use of cookies to any third party or for any purpose.

You can find out more information about cookies at http://www.allaboutcookies.org

Media Content

Media content (e.g videos, images) used throughout our website may be hosted on a third party website (e.g YouTube & Flickr).

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Downloading Files

Any downloads made available throughout our site are provided to users at their own risk. All precautions have been made to ensure only genuine downloads are available to users.

External Website Links

We try to ensure that all our external links are safe and relevant. We however take no responsibility for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned throughout our website.

We advise users to ensure they adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links.

Your rights regarding your data

If you want to know what personal data we have about you, please send us a request by contacting us.

Once you have made a request, we will respond within one month. In some cases, if the request is complex, we may require a maximum of three months from the date we receive your request. During this period we will keep you updated throughout the procedure.

How long we retain your data

We will not keep your personal data any longer than necessary.