Privacy policy

This privacy policy sets out how Midlands Gospel Partnership uses and protects any information that you give Midlands Gospel Partnership when you use this website.

Midlands Gospel Partnership Trust (MGP) is committed to ensuring that your data privacy is protected.

When we collect your personal data (data relating to a living individual who can be identified from that data), then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Midlands Gospel Partnership may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page regularly to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 16th September 2020.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • name and job title
  • contact information including email address
  • demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or our offers (church you attend)
  • date of birth
  • gender

Why do we collect your data

We collect and hold your information for a number of activities that are of legitimate interest to us, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Planning and organising conferences and other events
  • Contractual obligations towards those attending our conferences/events
  • Maintaining internal accounts and records
  • Contractual obligations with our training courses students
  • Providing support to our partners
  • Compiling a list of people who have attended past events
  • Taking photos or videos at our events for use in future publicity
  • To fundraise and promote the interest of the MGP Trust

We may seek consent to hold and use information to inform you of news, events and activities that the MGP Trust may organise and in which you may be interested.

Storing, security and data sharing

We require, for accounting purposes, to store personal data (name, address, contact details) of those attending our training courses for a minimum of 7 years. The information we use for marketing purposes will be retained until you notify us that you no longer wish to receive this information (which you may do at any time).

We always comply with Data Protection Legislation. 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.

We will not share your information with third parties without your consent, unless the law requires us to do so. Your personal data will be treated as strictly confidential and will only be shared with those employed by the MGP Trust to undertake administrative activities on behalf of the MGP Trust.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Third party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on a user’s prior visits to your website.

Google’s use of the DoubleClick cookie enables it and its partners to serve ads to users that are based on visits to this site and/or other sites across the Internet.

Users may opt out of using the DoubleClick cookie for interest-based advertising by visiting Ads Settings. Alternatively, users can opt out of a third-party vendor’s use of cookies for interest-based advertising by visiting aboutads.info.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Your rights and your personal data

When exercising any of the rights listed below, in order to process your request, we may need to verify your identity for your security. In such cases we will need you to respond with proof of your identity before you can exercise these rights.

Unless subject to an exemption under the GDPR you have the following rights with respect to your personal

data:-

  1. The right to access information we hold on you
  • At any point you can contact us to request the information we hold on you as well as why we have that information, who has access to the information and where we obtained the information from. Once we have received your request, we will respond within one month.
  1. The right to correct and update the information we hold on you
  • If the data we hold on you is out of date, incomplete or incorrect, you can inform us and your data will be updated.
  1. The right to have your information erased
  • If you feel that we should no longer be using your data or that we are illegally using your data, you can request that we erase the data we hold.
  • When we receive your request, we will confirm whether the data has been deleted or the reason why it cannot be deleted (for example because we need it for our legitimate interests or regulatory purpose(s)).
  1. The right to object to processing of your data
  • You have the right to request that we stop processing your data. Upon receiving the request, we will contact you and let you know if we are able to comply or if we have legitimate grounds to continue to process your data.
  1. The right to data portability
  • You have the right to request that we transfer some of your data to another controller. We will comply with your request, where it is feasible to do so, within one month of receiving your request.
  1. The right to withdraw your consent to the processing at any time for any processing of data to which consent was sought.
  • You can withdraw your consent easily by post or email (contact details below).
  1. The right to object to the processing of personal data where applicable.
  2. The right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office.

Contact details

To discuss anything in this privacy policy, please contact us at

Email:

Post: Midlands Gospel Partnership Trust (charity number 1138999),  c/o Stapleford Baptist Church, Albert Street Stapleford, Nottingham NG9 8DB