Data Privacy Notice

1. Your personal data—what is it?

Personal data relates to a living individual who can be identified from that data. Identification can be by the  information alone or in conjunction with any other information in the data controller’s possession or likely to come into such possession. The processing of personal data is governed by the General Data Protection   Regulation (GDPR). The term “data subject refers to the person about whom data is held and / or processed.

2. Who are we?

The Parochial Church Council (PCC) of the Parish of Upper Nidderdale is the data controller. This means it decides how your personal data is processed and for what purposes.

3. How do we process your personal data?

The PCC of the Parish of Upper Nidderdale complies with its obligations under the “GDPR” by keeping        personal data up to date; by storing and destroying it securely; by not collating or retaining excessive amounts of data; by protecting personal data from loss, misuse, unauthorised access and disclosure and by ensuring that appropriate technical measures are in place to protect your data.

We use your personal data for the following purposes:-

· To enable us to provide a voluntary service for the benefit of the public and in a particular geographical area

· To administer parish records

· To fundraise and promote the interests of the parish

· To manage our volunteers

· To maintain our own accounts and records (including the processing of gift aid applications)

· To inform you of news, events, activities and services running in the parish

· To share, when appropriate, your contact details with the Diocesan Office so they can keep you informed about news in the diocese and events, activities and services that will be occurring in the diocese and in which you may be interested.

4. What is the legal basis for processing your personal data?

· Explicit consent of the data subject so that we can keep you informed about news, events, activities and services and process your gift aid donations and keep you informed about appropriate events.

· Processing is necessary for the performance of a contract with the data subject or to take steps to enter into a contract, e.g. weddings and funerals.

· Processing is necessary for carrying out obligations under employment, social security or social protection law, or a collective agreement.

· Processing is carried out by a not-for-profit body with a political, philosophical, religious or trade union aim provided:-

¨ The processing relates only to members or former members (or those who have regular contact with it in connection with those purposes); and

¨ There is no disclosure to a third party without consent

5. Sharing your personal data

Your personal data will be treated as strictly confidential (unless specified) and will only be shared with other members of the church in order to carry out a service to other church members or for purposes connected with the church. We will only share your data with third parties outside of the parish with your consent.

6.   How long will we keep your personal data

We keep data in accordance with the guidance set out in the guide, “Keep, or Bin: Care of your parish records” which is available from the Church of England website


Specifically, we retain electoral roll data while it is still current and for six years thereafter; gift aid declarations and associated paperwork for up to six years after the calendar year to which they relate; the Parish directory (which is available to the general public) indefinitely and parish registers (baptisms, marriages funerals)       permanently.

7. Your rights and your personal data

Unless you subject to an exemption under the GDPR, you have the following rights with respect to your personal data.:-

· The right to request a copy of your personal data which the PCC of Upper Nidderdale holds about you;

· The right to request that the PCC of Upper Nidderdale corrects any personal data if it is found to be    inaccurate or out of date;

· The right to request your personal data is erased where it is no longer necessary for the PCC to retain such data;

· The right to withdraw your consent to the processing at any time;

· The right to request that the data controller provide the data subject with his/her personal data and where possible, to transmit that data directly to another data controller (known as the right to data portability), (Where applicable) (Only applies where the processing is based on consent or is necessary for the     performance of a contract with the data subject and in either case the data controller processes the data by automated means);

· The right, where there is a dispute in relation to the accuracy or processing of your personal data, to   request a restriction be placed on further processing;

· The right to object to the processing of personal data (where applicable) (Only applies where processing is based on legitimate interests (or the performance of a task in the public interest /exercise of official  authority); direct marketing and processing for the purposes of scientific / historical research and         statistics);

· The right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioners Office.

8. Further Processing

If we wish to use your personal data for a new purpose, not covered by this Data Protection Notice, then we will provide you with a notice explaining this ne use prior to commencing the processing and setting out the relevant purposes and processing conditions. Where and whenever necessary, we will seek your prior consent to the new processing.

9. Contact Details

To exercise all relevant rights, queries or complaints please in the first instance contact the Vicar:

Reverend Darryl Hall, The Vicarage, New Church Street, Pateley Bridge. HG3 5LQ 01423 711414


You can contact the Information Commissioners Office on 0303 123 1113 or via email or at the Information Commissioners Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow,      Cheshire. SK9 5AF