Data Protection1.png

Data Protection and Privacy Policy

We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Our privacy policy sets out how we use and protect any information that you give us; and this information will only be used in accordance with this policy.  

Security:

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect or display. 

Protecting your data:

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we are required by law to do so. We will keep your data for no longer than reasonably necessary, unless you tell us otherwise. Please see our retention policy or District data map for further details. 

Links to other websites:

This website includes links to other websites which may be of interest. Please note that the London District of the Methodist Church's privacy policy relates solely to this website. We have no control over the content of any external sites, nor are we responsible for their collection and use of your data. Please ensure you exercise caution when visiting external sites and read the privacy policy applicable to the website in question. 

Hard copies of any District policies can be obtained from the District Office.

Our website, and District communications as a whole, is supported by various applications. Our website is supported by Wix, the Weekly Update is sent through MailChimp, and the District calendar is supported by Tockify. Please find below links to their privacy polices. 

In addition to the above, the Trustees for Methodist Church Purposes have produced a series of helpful hints an documents to assist Methodist churches with data protection and privacy policy matters. The link to this information can be found below. 

Please note that a (*) signifies a link to an external website.

London District Data Map 2021 (.pdf)

London District Retention Policy (May 2021) (.pdf)

London District Data Protection Policy (May 2021) (.pdf)

*Wix Privacy Policy

*MailChimp's Privacy Policy

*Tockify's Privacy Policy

*Guidance for Managing Trustees on Data Protection (from TMCP)