How Citygate Church (“we”) use your information
Your privacy is important to us. We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of your information. This privacy notice tells you what to expect when we collects personal information. It applies to information we collect about:
This notice also details how we store your data as well as how you can request to see it.
Visitors to our website
When someone visits www.citygatechurch.net we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website. If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will be up front about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.
For more information about how Google Analytics uses your data see their website.
To opt-out of Google Analytics you can install their browser add-on.
Cookies and session tracking
The table below explains which cookies you will find on our site.
Our website is built on the Umbraco platform which will download five cookies - four of which will be deleted within a couple of hours of you leaving the site.
We embed videos from our Vimeo account on some pages. This cookie will only be downloaded if you visit a page which contains a Vimeo video
On our Alpha page we embed a video from Alpha’s YouTube channel.
These cookies will only be downloaded if you visit the Alpha page.
Visitors to our ChurchSuite website
People who subscribe to our E-newsletter
People who email us
We use Transport Layer Security (TLS) to encrypt and protect email traffic in line with government. If your email service does not support TLS, you should be aware that any emails we send or receive may not be protected in transit.
We will also monitor any emails sent to us, including file attachments, for viruses or malicious software. Please be aware that you have a responsibility to ensure that any email you send is within the bounds of the law.
People who fill in forms on our website
Form data may also be transmitted by email, stored in spreadsheets and/or transferred to our ChurchSuite account.
Storing your data
We hold your data for varying lengths of time depending on the type of information in question but in doing so we always comply with Data Protection legislation.
Who do we share your information with?
We will not share your information with third parties without your consent unless the law requires us to do so.
Requesting access to your personal data
Under Data Protection legislation, you have the right to request access to information about you that we hold. To make a request for your personal information contact Andi Northrop (firstname.lastname@example.org)
You also have the right to:
- object to processing of personal data that is likely to cause, or is causing, damage or distress
- prevent processing for the purpose of direct marketing
- object to decisions being taken by automated means
- in certain circumstances, have inaccurate personal data rectified, blocked, erased or destroyed; and
- claim compensation for damages caused by a breach of the Data Protection regulations.
For further information on how your information is used, how we maintain the security of your information and your rights to access information we hold on you please contact Andi Northrop (email@example.com).
If you have a concern about the way we are collecting or using your personal data, you should raise your concern with us in the first instance (see our Complaints Process page) or directly to the Information Commissioner’s Office at https://ico.org.uk/concerns/
If you would like to discuss anything in this privacy notice, please contact: Andi Northrop (firstname.lastname@example.org)