INFORMATION AND PRIVACY

Emmanuel Church respects your right to privacy and accepts our responsibility to deal carefully and properly with any information collected and retained.

Collection of Information

We collect and retain information, where necessary, for the purposes of the ministry and related activities of our church. No one is under any compulsion to give us any personal information unless they wish to.

The information collected may include some sensitive information such as health information. Where practicable, the purpose for which we collect personal information will be made clear at the time of collection. 

Security and Storage of Information

We will take reasonable steps to keep secure the personal information which we hold and to protect it from unauthorised disclosure and misuse.  Email is not a secure method of transmitting information and so we cannot accept responsibility for the security of information you send to us by email.

Access to Information 

We will provide individuals with access to their personal information as required by law and take reasonable steps to correct information which is inaccurate, incomplete or out of date.  To request access to the personal information that the Church holds about you please contact the Church’s privacy officer.  If you wish to have your personal information deleted please let us know and we will delete that information as far as practicable.