Privacy Notice for Presbytery Climate Change Conferences
This is the privacy notice for Church of Scotland Presbytery Climate Change Conferences.
Church of Scotland Faith Action is providing you with this information to comply with data protection law and to ensure that you are fully informed and we are transparent in how we collect and use your personal data.
Who is collecting the information?
Church of Scotland Faith Action is the Controller. We have an appointed Data Protection Officer (DPO), Alice Wilson, who can be contacted by emailing: Privacy@churchofscotland.org.uk
Why are we collecting it and what are we doing with it (Purpose)?
The purpose of collecting your data is to enable us to update you occasionally with news about the Church's Net Zero initiatives including the Energy Footprint Tool and the Pathway to Net Zero, and to inform you of further events or activities related to this work.
Your Personal Data
We are collecting your name, your congregation and your email address.
The lawful basis for processing
The lawful basis for processing this is UK GDPR Article 6(1)(a) "the data subject has given consent to the processing of his or her personal data for one or more specific purposes."
As we are collecting what congregation you are part of, we are processing special category data (i.e. religious beliefs). The lawful basis for processing special category data is UK GDPR Article 9(2)(d) "processing is carried out in the course of its legitimate activities with appropriate safeguards by a foundation, association or any other not-for-profit body with a political, philosophical, religious or trade union aim and on condition that the processing relates solely to the members or to former members of the body or to persons who have regular contact with it in connection with its purposes and that the personal data are not disclosed outside that body without the consent of the data subjects."
Who we share your personal data with
We do share your information within the Faith Action department to send out the news updates on the Energy Footprint Tool (EFT) and other Climate Change related news which the Church is doing.
Your data will not be shared with any other organisation.
How are we collecting this information? What is the source?
We collect this data directly from you at the conference.
How long do we hold the personal data?
We will hold your data for five years following the event. Following on from that your data will be destroyed securely, following church procedures.
Individuals' rights in relation to this processing
Individuals have a number of rights under data protection laws. These are detailed here. For the purposes of the processing, the only right that does not apply is the Right to Object. All other rights apply. If you wish to exercise any of your rights, please contact the DPO at Privacy@churchofscotland.org.uk who will process your request accordingly and respond within the legal deadline of one month.
As the lawful basis for processing is consent, it's important to note that you can withdraw your consent at any time. To do this please contact: email@example.com who will remove you from the mailing list and ensure you will not receive any further communications in relation to this topic