LOUD/JEA is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using our website or other websites linked to our website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
LOUD/JEA may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 25 May 2018.
What we collect
We may collect the following information:
• Name, date of birth, anniversary date, and job title
• contact information including phone number and email address
• demographic information such as address, address of church attendance
• other information completed through membership forms, visitor’s forms, event registration forms.
What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to support you as members, visitors or friends of LOUD/JEA, and to provide you with pastoral services, and in particular for the following reasons:
• Internal record keeping.
• We may use the information to improve our events and services.
• If subscribed as a member of New Jerusalem Apostolic Church, we will send you a weekly newsletter informing you about our services.
• We will inform you of important announcements and updates concerning New Jerusalem Apostolic Church, current news, other members, or other information which you may find useful.
• To visit you in a pastoral or supportive capacity.
• We may contact you by email, phone, or post.
• Gift Aid
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. 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 from you.
Where we opt to use online systems, you accept the inherent risks of providing information online and will not hold us responsible for any breach of security.
By using and browsing the LOUD/JEA website, you consent to cookies being used in accordance with our policy.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. 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.
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.
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.
Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
• whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes.
• if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
• if you have registered on our e-newsletter mailing list via Mailchimp, you can unsubscribe at any time.
• You may also receive occasional marketing emails from us via Mailchimp, you can unsubscribe from this service at any time.
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may inform you of third party events and services which we think you may find interesting.
You already have certain rights under the existing data protection legislation (Data Protection Act 1998), including a right to request a copy of the personal information we hold on you. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to New Jerusalem Apostolic Church/The Transformation Centre, 6 Rocky Lane, Aston Cross, Birmingham, B6 5RQ. From 25 May 2018, you will also have the following rights:
• Right to correct: the right to have your personal information rectified if it is inaccurate or incomplete;
• Right to erase: the right to request that we delete or remove your personal information from our systems;
• Right to restrict our use of your information: the right to ‘block’ us from using your personal information or limit the way in which we can use it;
• Right to data portability: the right to request that we move, copy or transfer your personal information;
• Right to object: the right to object to our processing of your personal information. If you raise an objection we will stop processing your personal information except in exceptional circumstances which override your interests, rights and freedom, in which case we will let you know why we are continuing to process your personal information.
We will use reasonable efforts consistent with our legal duty to provide you with your rights in accordance with data protection legislation.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
How long do we keep your personal information?
If you’re not satisfied with the way any complaint is made in relation to your personal information, then you may be able to refer your complaint to the relevant Data Protection Regulator. In the UK, this is the Information Commissioner’s Office
Changes to privacy statement
From time to time, we will make changes to this statement to keep it up to date and relevant. Please make sure you check regularly to see what’s changed.