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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Last Updated: August 10, 2023

Thank you for visiting our website/application. We recognize that the privacy of your information online is important to you. It is important to us too.

This privacy policy will outline how we collect, maintain and use your information online. If you have any questions, please see how to contact us about privacy below.


 At PCEA St Andrew’s Church  (“Church” or “We”) are committed to protecting your privacy and complying with applicable data protection laws. This Privacy Policy outlines how PCEA St Andrew’s Church  collects, uses, discloses, and safeguards information about you in connection with the websites (our “Websites”) or any application of ours that links to this privacy notice and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information.

This policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide

This policy applies to information we collect:

  • On our Websites and Applications.
  • By phone, email, text, and other electronic messages between you, the Church, and/or the Websites.
  • When you donate to the Church or access our services or programs.

We ask that you read this policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, that is completely fine! However, that means you are not able to use our Websites or Applications. By accessing or using this Website/Application, you agree to this privacy policy, which may change from time to time. Your continued use of this Website after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so it is important you check the policy periodically for updates.


Our Websites are not intended for children under 18 years of age. No one under age 18 may provide any personal information to or on the Websites. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 18. If you are under 18, do not use or provide any information on this Website. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 18 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information.


We collect several types of information from and about users of our Websites, including information:

  • By which you may be personally identified, such as name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number, and other identifiers by which you may be contacted online or offline (this is your “personal information”);
  • That is about you but individually does not identify you; and
  • About your internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Website, and usage details.

We collect this information

  • Directly from you when you provide it to us.
  • Automatically as you navigate through the site, information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses, and information collected through cookies, web beacons, and other tracking technologies.
  • From third parties, for example, our ministry partners.


The information we collect on or through our Websites/Applications may include:

  • Information that you provide by filling in forms on our Websites, This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our Websites/Applications, making a donation, applying to be a volunteer or staff, and subscribing to our online or offline services.
  • Records and copies of your correspondence including email addresses, if you contact us.
  • Details of donations and transactions you carry out through our Websites and, if applicable, of the fulfillment of your orders.


As you navigate through and interact with our Websites. we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns, including:

  • Details of your visits to our Websites, including traffic data, location data, logs, and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on the Websites.
  • Information about your computer and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system, and browser type.

We also may use these technologies to collect information about your online activities over time and across third-party websites or other online services (behavioral tracking). We currently do not respond to Do Not Track requests.

The information we collect automatically is only statistical data and does not include personal information but it is possible that we may associate it with personal information we collect in other ways. It helps us to improve our Websites/Applications and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to:

  • Estimate our audience size and usage patterns.
  • Store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our Websites/Applications according to your individual interests.
  • Speed up your searches.
  • Recognize you when you return to our Websites/Applications.

The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:

  • Cookies (or browser cookies). A cookie is a small file placed on the hard drive of your computer. You may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting, you may be unable to access certain parts of our Websites. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to our Websites.
  • Web Beacons. Pages of our Websites and our emails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit the Church, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or [opened an email] and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain website content and verifying system and server integrity.


We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information:

  • To present our Website and their content to you.
  • To provide you with information, products, or services that you request from us.
  • To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it.
  • To notify you about changes to our Website or services we offer or provide though them.
  • In any other way we may describe when you provide the information.
  • For any other purpose with your consent.

Sharing your personal data

No mobile information will be shared with third parties/affiliates for marketing/promotional purposes. All the above categories exclude text messaging originator opt in data and consent; this information will not be shared with any third parties. We may disclose aggregated information about our users and information that does not identify any individual without restriction. We also may disclose personal information that we collect or you provide as described in this privacy policy:

  • To our subsidiaries and affiliates.
  • To contractors, service providers, and other third parties we use to support our business.
  • To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it.
  • For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.
  • With your consent.

We may also disclose your personal information:

  • To comply with any court order, law, or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request.
  • To enforce or apply our terms of use.
  • If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of the Church or our congregation and visitors.


We strive to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to us. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information: You can set your browser to refuse all of some browser cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of this site may then be inaccessible or not function properly.


You may contact us to request access to, correct or delete any personal information that you have provided to us. We cannot delete your personal information except by also deleting your user account. We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect. Note: we must keep all donation records for at least a period of three years.


We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. However, the security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you a password for access to certain parts of our Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Websites/Applications. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk.

Your Data Protection Rights

Under data protection law, data subjects have certain rights. The data subject rights are:

  • The right to be informed about the processing of your personal data;
  • The right to access your personal data;
  • The right to rectification of your personal data;
  • The right to erasure of your personal data;
  • The right to data portability;
  • The right to object to processing of your personal data; and
  • The right to restrict processing of your personal data.


We reserve the right to change, modify or amend this policy at any time. However, if there are changes made to the policy what is here is the latest one.


If you have any further queries relating to our Privacy Policy, or you have a problem or complaint, please contact us using the address below.

PCEA St. Andrew’s Church
Email: info@pceastandrews.Org 
Call : 0707 257 000