Important information about how we collect and use your personal information.
who are we?
A DIVERSE FAMILY OF CHURCHES JOINED IN APOSTOLIC PARTNERSHIP
Our common desire is to see every church among us established as a loving, prayerful, worshiping community that is centred on Jesus, deeply rooted in the Word of God and fully empowered by the Holy Spirit, in order to be effective witnesses in our local communities and across the nations.
Regions Beyond is committed to your privacy, and recognises the importance of your data. We will only use your personal information for Regions Beyond in accordance with the GDPR, with integrity, and to communicate with you in ways that you have clearly agreed to. This policy explains how we collect data, how we use and store information and what it means for you.
WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?
We collect general data on how the website is being used using a third-party service, Google Analytics; this is anonymous and is collected using cookies.
If you subscribe to Regions Beyond or choose to connect with us via the website links, we will also collect personal information such as:
- Email address
- Your preferences on the way you receive information
- A record of any consent you provide; and
- If you email us, any information you choose to include in your message
How we use your information
We may use your information to:
- Send you information or communications which you have requested and that may be of interest to you. These may include information about how Regions Beyond is growing, stories from our church family around the world, updates on key initiatives, events or specific campaigns.
- Seek your views or feedback on events or aspects of Regions Beyond activities.
- Notify you of changes to events, Regions Beyond policies or processes.
what do we do with your information?
Your personal data will be treated as strictly confidential and will only be shared with the relevant Regions Beyond staff and volunteers in order to carry out a service or for the purposes listed above. We do not sell or pass any of your personal information to any other organisations and/or individuals without your express consent.
The only cookies used on this site are to help us analyse site usage, how users arrive at our site, what they do on the site, what browser they are using and on what operating system etc. However, this data is not tied to personally identifiable information. If you do not know what cookies are, or how to control or delete them, then we recommend you visit www.aboutcookies.org.uk for detailed guidance.
Currently we operate an ‘implied consent’ policy which means that we assume you are happy with this usage. If you are not happy, then you should either not use this site, or you should delete Google Analytics cookies having visited the site, or you should browse the site using your browser’s anonymous usage setting (called “Incognito” in Chrome, “InPrivate” for Internet Explorer, “Private Browsing” in Firefox and Safari etc.)
how can i update or remove my information?
You can change your preferences of how we contact you or update your details at any time. You have the right to ask us to erase your personal data, to ask us to restrict our processing, or to object to our processing of your personal data at any time. You can do so by emailing us at… firstname.lastname@example.org
You also have the right to request details of the information we hold about you. To make this request, please contact us at the details above. For more information about your rights under the Data Protection Act (DPA) and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) you can visit the website of the Information Commissioner’s Office: ico.org.uk
how to contact us
If you have any questions about the way we use your data or would not like your data to be used for anything listed above, please contact us on email@example.com. We aim to use the information you give us with integrity and in a way which is fair to you. Please let us know if there are any ways we can serve you better by contacting us.