Who Are we?

The Lympne and Saltwood Benefice comprises the Church of England parishes of both Lympne and Saltwood.

Our website address is: https://lympneandsaltwoodchurches.org.uk.

The Collection Of Personal Information

Personal information from you, such as your name, email address or telephone number which is provided via our contact forms is treated as confidential information.

Collecting Domain Information

The website collects domain information (e.g. IP address and referring URL’s) as part of its analysis and logging of data for security. This information is collected automatically and requires no action on your part.

Disclosure to Third Parties

We do not pass on or sell email addresses or any other information to 3rd parties.

Use of Cookies

Some pages on this site use “cookies,” which are small files that the site places on your hard drive for identification purposes. These files may be used for site registration and customisation the next time you visit us, and to make navigating the website more user-friendly.

A cookie is a piece of data that a website can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your computer as an anonymous tag that identifies your computer but not you. You should note that cookies cannot read data off of your hard drive. Your web browser may allow you to be notified when you are receiving a cookie, giving you the choice to accept it or not. By not accepting cookies, some pages may not fully function and you may find it harder to access certain information on this site.

The Cookies on this website consist of:

    • WordPresss_test_cookie which determines if our browser accepts cookies

Mailing Lists

As part of the registration process for our email newsletters, we collect personal information. We do this to ensure we are sending you the right communication and to keep our records up to date.

We take your privacy extremely seriously, and we never sell lists or email addresses.

We currently use a third-party provider to create and deliver our newsletters. From this, we obtain statistics on subscribers behaviour using standard technology to help monitor and improve our newsletters. For more information, please see the provider’s privacy policy.

You can unsubscribe to general mailings at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link with any email we send.

How we Ensure Privacy

We have implemented security precautions to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of your information. When you give us personal information, we make it our priority to ensure that it’s treated securely.

Your Legal Rights

Your rights relating to your personal information.

    • The right to be informed about how your data is used.
    • The right to access the personal information we hold about you.
    • The right to request the correction of inaccurate personal information.
    • The right to request that we delete, stop processing or collecting your data.
    • The right to stop direct marketing messages and withdraw consent.
    • The right to complain to your data protection regulator.

If you want to exercise your rights, have a complaint, or just have questions, please contact us. You can change your marketing preferences at any time. Please send your request to rev.barry@icloud.com

Access to Your Personal Information

You are entitled to view, amend, or delete the personal information that we hold. To do so, please email your request to rev.barry@icloud.com

Keeping your Information

We’ll hold on to your information for as long as you are registered to receive newsletters, or as long as is needed to be able to provide services to you.

If reasonably necessary or required to meet legal or regulatory requirements, resolve disputes, prevent fraud and abuse, or enforce our terms and conditions, we may also keep hold of some of your information as required, even after you have closed your account or it is no longer needed to provide the services to you.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

If this privacy policy changes in any way, we will place an updated version on this page. Regularly reviewing this page ensures that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances, if any, we will share it with other parties.