Data Protection (GDPR)

Privacy Statement

As mentioned at the Annual Parochial Church Meeting, we will shortly be writing to everyone on the Electoral Roll and members of other groups associated with the church to explain the incoming legislation about how we hold your personal data (addresses, ‘phone numbers, etc.)

You will be asked to complete a form stating by which means you wish to be contacted by St Margaret’s. If you do not allow us to use your contact details, we (that is Fr Anthony, the Church Office or anyone in a formal role at the church, e.g. the Churchwardens) will not be able to write to you, visit you, ‘phone you or e-mail you. The same applies if you simply do not return the form. Unless we have your written and signed consent to contact you we will not be permitted to do so (other than for specific legal reasons). Rather frustrating and an administrative headache, but the law is the law. It’s a piece of European Union legislation that will remain UK law even when we have exited the European Union.

Please do respond as quickly as you can when the pack comes through to you, so that we can keep everything running smoothly and keep in touch with each other!