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Privacy Notice
Spirit Cafe


The Good News Community Church ("We") are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This policy (together with our terms of use and any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us.  Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

The rules on processing of personal data are set out in the General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”).

1.    Definitions

Data controller - A controller determines the purposes and means of processing personal data.

Data processor - A processor is responsible for processing personal data on behalf of a controller.

Data subject – Natural person

Categories of data: Personal data and special categories of personal data

Personal data - The GDPR applies to ‘personal data’ meaning any information relating to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified in particular by reference to an identifier (as explained in Article 6 of GDPR). For example name, passport number, home address or private email address. Online identifiers include IP addresses and cookies.

Special categories personal data - The GDPR refers to sensitive personal data as ‘special categories of personal data’ (as explained in Article 9 of GDPR). The special categories specifically include genetic data, and biometric data where processed to uniquely identify an individual. Other examples include racial and ethnic origin, sexual orientation, health data, trade union membership, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs.

Processing - means any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organisation, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction.

Third party - means a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or body other than the data subject, controller, processor and persons who, under the direct authority of the controller or processor, are authorised to process personal data.

2.    Who are we?

The Good News Community Church is the data controller. This means we decide how your personal data is processed and for what purposes. Our contact details are: Good News Community Church, Suite 1, Riverside, Sunderland House, Sunderland Street, Macclesfield SK11 6JF. For all data matters contact Paul Entwistle on 07811 117696.

3.    The purpose(s) of processing your personal data

We use your personal data for the following purposes:

·         Names, e mail addresses, and telephone numbers – to greet you, and contact you about events that we may from time to time put on including Spirit Café for your interest. We may also need to contact you to let you know about event amendments and cancellations.

4. The categories of personal data concerned

With reference to the categories of personal data described in the definitions section, we process the following categories of your data:

        Personal data

Names, e mail addresses and telephone numbers


        Special categories of data


Children’s data



Sensitive data


We have obtained your personal data from yourself.

5. What is our legal basis for processing personal data?

a)    Personal data (article 6 of GDPR)

       Our lawful basis for processing your general personal data:

       ☐ Consent of the data subject;

       Our lawful basis for processing your personal data is consent: for being kept informed of events.

b)    Special categories of personal data (article 9 of GDPR)

        We do not process special categories of personal data for Spirit Café.

        Our lawful basis for processing your special categories of data:

        More information on lawful processing can be found on the ICO website

6.    Sharing your personal data

Your personal data will be treated as strictly confidential and will be shared only with the leaders of Spirit Café, and our administration. The personal data will not be shared with any third party outside the Good News Community Church without your permission. However, if there has been an enquiry in accordance with legal powers made by a statutory body such as a government enforcement agency, personal data may be given to them at the request of that organisation.

7.    How long do we keep your personal data?

We keep your personal data for no longer than reasonably necessary. The data will be kept until such time that you tell us that you no longer wish to continue hear about our events. However, in case of any legal claims/complaints or for safeguarding purposes and concerns we may choose to retain the data if felt right to do so.


8.    Providing us with your personal data

You are under no statutory or contractual requirement or obligation to provide us with your personal data. But failure to do so will have the following consequences: we will be unable to communicate with you to let you know about any events, event amendments and cancellations.


9.    Your rights and your personal data

Unless subject to an exemption under the GDPR, you have the following rights with respect to your personal data:


The right to request a copy of the personal data which we hold about you;


The right to request that we correct any personal data if it is found to be inaccurate or out of date;


The right to request your personal data is erased where it is no longer necessary to retain such data;


[The right to withdraw your consent to the processing at any time, WHERE CONSENT WAS YOUR        LAWFUL   BASIS FOR PROCESSING THE DATA]The right to request that we provide you with your personal data and where possible, to transmit that   data directly to another data controller, (known as the right to data portability), (where applicable i.e. where the processing is based on consent or is necessary for the performance of a contract with the data subject and where the data controller processes the data by automated means);


The right, where there is a dispute in relation to the accuracy or processing of your personal data, to request a restriction is placed on further processing;


The right to object to the processing of personal data, (where applicable i.e. where processing is based on legitimate interests (or the performance of a task in the public interest/exercise of official authority); direct marketing and processing for the purposes of scientific/historical research and statistics).


10.  Transfer of Data Abroad


We do not transfer personal data outside of the EEA


11.  Automated Decision Making

We do not use any form of automated decision making.

12.  Further processing

If we wish to use your personal data for a new purpose, not covered by this Data Privacy Notice, then we will provide you with a new notice explaining this new use prior to commencing the processing and setting out the relevant purposes and processing conditions.


13.  Changes to our privacy policy

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy policy.

14.  How to make a complaint

To exercise all relevant rights, queries or complaints please in the first instance contact ourdata protecetion representative on 07811 117696.


If this does not resolve your complaint to your satisfaction, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioners Office on 03031231113 or via email or at the Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF, England.



























October 2019

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