Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY for  is the website of St. Mary’s Church, Riverhead, Kent. We are committed to safeguarding and preserving your privacy when visiting our website or communicating electronically with us, in compliance with the requirements of the Data Protection Act (DPA).  The eight principles of the DPA require that personal information is:-

  • Fairly and lawfully processed
  • Processed for limited purposes
  • Adequate, relevant and not excessive
  • Accurate and up to date
  • Not kept for longer than is necessary
  • Processed in line with your rights
  • Secure
  • Not transferred to other countries without adequate protection

This Privacy Policy explains what happens to any personal data that you provide to us, or that we collect from you when you visit this website.

Information We Collect

In operating our website we may collect and process the following data about you:

  • Details of your visits to our website and the resources that you access, including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data.
  • Information that you provide by filling in forms on our website, such as when you submit an enquiry.
  • Information provided to us when you communicate with us for any reason.

Use of Cookies

Please see separate document.

Use of Your Information

The information that we collect and store relating to you is primarily used to enable us to provide our services to you. In addition, we may use the information for the following purposes:

  • To provide you with information requested from us.
  • To meet our commitments to you.

Storing Your Personal Data

Data that is provided to us is stored on our secure computers. The transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure and therefore we cannot guarantee the security of data sent to us electronically and transmission of such data is therefore entirely at your own risk. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password so that you can access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential.

Disclosing Your Information

We will not disclose any personal data to third parties unless required by law.

Third Party Links

You may find links to third party websites on our website. These websites should have their own privacy policies which you should check. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies whatsoever as we have no control over them.

Contacting Us

We welcome any queries, comments or requests you may have regarding this Privacy Policy. Please do not hesitate to contact us: The Vicar, St. Mary’s Vicarage, Glebe Field, Shoreham Lane, Riverhead, Sevenoaks,   TN13 3DR