Privacy Policy

Introduction

All Saints’ Church Braunston recognise that your privacy is important, and we’re committed to protecting and respecting it. This policy details the information regarding personal data that the All Saints’ Church Braunston website collects, stores and uses.

Who We Are

In this privacy policy references to “we”, “us” and “our” are to All Saints' Church Braunston. References to “our Website” or “the Website” are to www.allsaintsbraunston.org.uk.

How do we collect personal information from you?

All Saints’ Church Braunston collect personal information via the following means:

  • Personal Meetings
  • Telephone Calls
  • Online web forms i.e. when you contact us about our services

What type of information is collected from you?

The personal information we collect might include:

  • Your name, email address and any other personal details you knowingly provide us with through our contact form
  • We may monitor your use of this website through the use of cookies and similar tracking devices. For example, we may monitor how many times you visit, which pages you go to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data whether required for billing purposes or otherwise, the originating domain name of a user’s internet service provider, IP address, operating system, browser type. This information helps us to build a profile of our users. Some of this data will be aggregated or statistical, which means that we will not be able to identify you individually. Please see further the section on ‘Use of cookies’ below.

How is your information used?

We may use your information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • to deal with your enquiry or request

Who has access to your information?

We will not sell or rent your information to third parties. We will not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.

How you can access and update your information

You have the right to ask for a copy of the information All Saints’ Church Braunston hold about you (we may charge £10 for information requests to cover our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you).

Security precautions in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of your information

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 online.

We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

Personal data that you send to us is transmitted normally over the Internet, and this can never be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your information, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems.

Use of 'cookies'

Like many websites, this site uses Google Analytics (GA) to track user interaction. We use this data to determine the number of people using our site, to better understand how they find and use our web pages and to see their journey through the website.

Although GA records data such as your geographical location, device, internet browser and operating system, none of this information personally identifies you to us. GA also records your computer’s IP address which could be used to personally identify you but Google do not grant us access to this. We consider Google to be a third party data processor (see below).

GA makes use of cookies, details of which can be found on Google’s developer guides.

Disabling cookies on your internet browser will stop GA from tracking any part of your visit to pages within this website.

It is possible to switch off cookies by setting your browser preferences. For more information on how to switch off cookies on your computer, visit our full cookies policy. Turning cookies of may result in a loss of functionality when using our website.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites run by other organisations. This privacy policy applies only to our website‚ so we encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit. We cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other sites even if you access them using links from our website.

In addition, if you linked to our website from a third party site, we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owners and operators of that third party site and recommend that you check the policy of that third party site.

Email links

If you email us directly, or via a email mailto hyperlink (like this one), the email is transmitted to us via the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP). Depending on your email provider, the email contents may or may not be encrypted from the point at which it leaves your computer, until it reaches your email provider or in some cases, until it reaches us. We have no control over this, but most popular email providers like Gmail do provide end-to-end encryption.

Contact Form

Our website contact form operates with a SSL ('Secure Sockets Layer' or 'https'). This means that any information you enter on our contact form will be encrypted by your own web browser from the point you click the 'Send Message' button until it reaches our web server. It is briefly decrypted on our web server, but is then re-encrypted and transmitted to us via our email host (Google G Suite) where it is only ever transmitted in an encrypted form or held in a highly secure manner.

About this website’s server

This website is hosted in a virtual server by Amazon (Amazon Web services) within a secure UK data centre. The server may only be accessed by authorised personal and we have taken numerous security precautions including:

  • Anti-Virus and Anti-Malware scans (passive and active)
  • Secure SSH (Secure Shell) access with private/public key and password authentication for access by authorised personnel only
  • Firewall locking down all but essential ports
  • Security settings applied so server meets the technical level of PCI (Payment Card Industry) security requirements
  • Regular backups to secured backup storage

Our third party processors

We use a number of third parties to process personal data on our behalf.

16 or Under

We are concerned about protecting the privacy of children aged 16 or under. If you are aged 16 or under‚ please get your parent/guardian's permission beforehand whenever you provide us with personal information.

Data Breaches

We will report any unlawful data breach of this website’s database or the database(s) of any of our third party data processors to any and all relevant persons and authorities within 72 hours of the breach if it is apparent that personal data stored in an identifiable manner has been stolen.

Our lawful basis for processing this data

We will ensure we have your permission to use the data necessary for the fulfilment of services provided.

Data Retention

All Saints’ Church Braunston will retain personal data we process on behalf of enquiries or requests for as long as needed to provide our services. We will retain this personal information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements.

Review of this Policy

We keep this Policy under regular review. This Policy was last updated in February 2018, but we may change this Policy from time to time so please check this page occasionally to ensure that you’re happy with any changes. By using our website, you’re agreeing to be bound by this Policy.

Any questions regarding this Policy and our privacy practices should be sent by email to website@allsaintsbraunston.org.uk.

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