Privacy & Cookie Policy

Sussex Gospel Partnership understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your personal data is used and shared online. We respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits this website, sussexgospelpartnership.org.uk ("Our Site") and will only collect and use personal data in ways that are described here, and in a manner that is consistent with Our obligations and your rights under the law.

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully and ensure that you understand it. Your acceptance of Our Privacy Policy is deemed to occur upon your first use of Our Site. If you do not accept and agree with this Privacy Policy, you must stop using Our Site immediately.

1. Definitions and Interpretation

In this Policy, the following terms shall have the following meanings:

"Account" means an account required to access and/or use certain areas and features of Our Site;
"Cookie" means a small text file placed on your computer or device by Our Site when you visit certain parts of Our Site and/or when you use certain features of Our Site. Details of the Cookies used by Our Site are set out in section 13, below;
"Cookie Law" means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003;
"Personal data" means any and all data that relates to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified from that data. In this case, it means personal data that you give to Us via Our Site. This definition shall, where applicable, incorporate the definitions provided in the EU Regulation 2016/679 – the General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR"); and
"We/Us/Our" means Sussex Gospel Partnership, a charity registered in England under charity number 1121873, whose registered address is c/o Christ Church, New England Road, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH16 3LE., and whose main trading address is c/o Christ Church, New England Road, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH16 3LE..

2. Information About Us

  1. Our Site is owned and operated by Sussex Gospel Partnership, a charity registered in England under charity number 1121873, whose registered address is c/o Christ Church, New England Road, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH16 3LE. and whose main trading address is c/o Christ Church, New England Road, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH16 3LE..

3. What Does This Policy Cover?

This Privacy Policy applies only to your use of Our Site. Our Site may contain links to other websites. Please note that We have no control over how your data is collected, stored, or used by other websites and We advise you to check the privacy policies of any such websites before providing any data to them.

4. Your Rights

  1. As a data subject, you have the following rights under the GDPR, which this Policy and Our use of personal data have been designed to uphold:

    1. The right to be informed about Our collection and use of personal data;
    2. The right of access to the personal data We hold about you (see section 12);
    3. The right to rectification if any personal data We hold about you is inaccurate or incomplete (please contact Us using the details in section 14);
    4. The right to be forgotten – i.e. the right to ask Us to delete any personal data We hold about you (We only hold your personal data for a limited time, as explained in section 6 but if you would like Us to delete it sooner, please contact Us using the details in section 14);
    5. The right to restrict (i.e. prevent) the processing of your personal data;
    6. The right to data portability (obtaining a copy of your personal data to re-use with another service or organisation);
    7. The right to object to Us using your personal data for particular purposes; and
    8. Rights with respect to automated decision making and profiling.
  2. If you have any cause for complaint about Our use of your personal data, please contact Us using the details provided in section 14 and We will do Our best to solve the problem for you. If We are unable to help, you also have the right to lodge a complaint with the UK's supervisory authority, the Information Commissioner's Office.
  3. For further information about your rights, please contact the Information Commissioner's Office or your local Citizens Advice Bureau.

5. What Data Do We Collect?

Depending upon your use of Our Site, We may collect some or all of the following personal and non-personal data (please also see section 13 on Our use of Cookies and similar technologies):

  1. Email Address;
  2. First Name;
  3. Last Name;
  4. Company;
  5. Street Address;
  6. City;
  7. County;
  8. Postcode;
  9. Phone Number;
  10. The type of enquiry your making, including special requirements;
  11. The information you provide relating to your enquiry;
  12. IP address;
  13. Web browser type and version;
  14. Operating system;
  15. A list of URLs starting with a referring site, your activity on Our Site, and the site you exit to;

6. How Do We Use Your Data?

  1. All personal data is processed and stored securely, for no longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected. We will comply with Our obligations and safeguard your rights under the GDPR at all times. For more details on security see section 7, below.
  2. Our use of your personal data will always have a lawful basis, either because it is necessary for Our performance of a contract with you, because you have consented to Our use of your personal data (e.g. by subscribing to emails), or because it is in Our legitimate interests. Specifically, We may use your data for the following purposes:

    1. Personalising and tailoring your experience on Our Site;
    2. Supplying Our products and services to you (please note that We require your personal data in order to enter into a contract with you);
    3. Personalising and tailoring Our products and services for you;
    4. Replying to emails from you;
    5. Supplying you with emails that you have opted into (you may unsubscribe or opt-out at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the email footer);
    6. Market research;
    7. Analysing your use of Our Site and gathering feedback to enable Us to continually improve Our Site and your user experience;
  3. With your permission and/or where permitted by law, We may also use your data for marketing purposes which may include contacting you by email, telephone, text message and post with information, news and offers on Our products and services. We will not, however, send you any unsolicited marketing or spam and will take all reasonable steps to ensure that We fully protect your rights and comply with Our obligations under the GDPR and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003.
  4. Third parties (including Google, Facebook and Twitter) whose content appears on Our Site may use third party Cookies, as detailed below in section 13. Please refer to section 13 for more information on controlling Cookies. Please note that We do not control the activities of such third parties, nor the data they collect and use and advise you to check the privacy policies of any such third parties.
  5. You have the right to withdraw your consent to Us using your personal data at any time, and to request that We delete it.
  6. We do not keep your personal data for any longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected. Data will therefore be retained for the following periods (or its retention will be determined on the following bases):

    1. The choice cookie will be stored for 5 days, so that if the user returns within that period, they need not be inconvenienced by having to make a repeated choice

7. How and Where Do We Store Your Data?

  1. We only keep your personal data for as long as We need to in order to use it as described above in section 6, and/or for as long as We have your permission to keep it.
  2. Your data will only be stored in the UK.
  3. Data security is very important to Us, and to protect your data We have taken suitable measures to safeguard and secure data collected through Our Site.
  4. Steps We take to secure and protect your data include:

    1. Serve our site securely
    2. Post form data over SSL

8. Do We Share Your Data?

  1. We may share your data with other companies in Our group for security and advertising purposes. This includes Our subsidiaries within the group.
  2. We may sometimes contract with third parties to supply products and services to you on Our behalf. These may include payment processing, delivery of goods, search engine facilities, advertising, and marketing. In some cases, the third parties may require access to some or all of your data. Where any of your data is required for such a purpose, We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data will be handled safely, securely, and in accordance with your rights, Our obligations, and the obligations of the third party under the law.
  3. We may compile statistics about the use of Our Site including data on traffic, usage patterns, user numbers, sales, and other information. All such data will be anonymised and will not include any personally identifying data, or any anonymised data that can be combined with other data and used to identify you. We may from time to time share such data with third parties such as prospective investors, affiliates, partners, and advertisers. Data will only be shared and used within the bounds of the law.
  4. In certain circumstances, We may be legally required to share certain data held by Us, which may include your personal data, for example, where We are involved in legal proceedings, where We are complying with legal requirements, a court order, or a governmental authority.

9. What Happens If Our Business Changes Hands?

  1. We may, from time to time, expand or reduce Our business and this may involve the sale and/or the transfer of control of all or part of Our business. Any personal data that you have provided will, where it is relevant to any part of Our business that is being transferred, be transferred along with that part and the new owner or newly controlling party will, under the terms of this Privacy Policy, be permitted to use that data only for the same purposes for which it was originally collected by Us.
  2. In the event that any of your data is to be transferred in such a manner, you will be contacted in advance and informed of the changes. When contacted you will be given the choice to have your data deleted or withheld from the new owner or controller.

10. How Can You Control Your Data?

  1. In addition to your rights under the GDPR, set out in section 4, when you submit personal data via Our Site, you may be given options to restrict Our use of your data. In particular, We aim to give you strong controls on Our use of your data for direct marketing purposes (including the ability to opt-out of receiving emails from Us which you may do by unsubscribing using the links provided in Our emails and at the point of providing your details).
  2. You may also wish to sign up to one or more of the preference services operating in the UK: The Telephone Preference Service ("the TPS"), the Corporate Telephone Preference Service ("the CTPS"), and the Mailing Preference Service ("the MPS"). These may help to prevent you receiving unsolicited marketing. Please note, however, that these services will not prevent you from receiving marketing communications that you have consented to receiving.

11. Your Right to Withhold Information

  1. You may access certain areas of Our Site without providing any data at all. However, to use all features and functions available on Our Site you may be required to submit or allow for the collection of certain data.
  2. You may restrict Our use of Cookies. For more information, see section 13.

12. How Can You Access Your Data?

You have the right to ask for a copy of any of your personal data held by Us (where such data is held). Under the GDPR, no fee is payable and We will provide any and all information in response to your request free of charge. Please contact Us for more details at admin@sussexgospelpartnership.org.uk, or using the contact details below in section 14.

13. Our Use of Cookies

  1. Our Site may place and access certain first party Cookies on your computer or device. First party Cookies are those placed directly by Us and are used only by Us. We use Cookies to facilitate and improve your experience of Our Site and to provide and improve Our products and services. We have carefully chosen these Cookies and have taken steps to ensure that your privacy and personal data is protected and respected at all times.
  2. By using Our Site you may also receive certain third party Cookies on your computer or device. Third party Cookies are those placed by websites, services, and/or parties other than Us. Third party Cookies are used on Our Site for to better provide a targeted experience for the user. For more details, please refer to section 6, above, and to section 13.6 below. These Cookies are not integral to the functioning of Our Site and your use and experience of Our Site will not be impaired by refusing consent to them.
  3. All Cookies used by and on Our Site are used in accordance with current Cookie Law.
  4. Before Cookies are placed on your computer or device, you will be shown a message requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies you are enabling Us to provide the best possible experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies; however certain features of Our Site may not function fully or as intended.
  5. Certain features of Our Site depend on Cookies to function. Cookie Law deems these Cookies to be "strictly necessary". These Cookies are shown below in section 13.6. Your consent will not be sought to place these Cookies, but it is still important that you are aware of them. You may still block these Cookies by changing your internet browser's settings as detailed below in section 13.10, but please be aware that Our Site may not work properly if you do so. We have taken great care to ensure that your privacy is not at risk by allowing them.
  6. The following first party Cookies may be placed on your computer or device:

    Name of Cookie Purpose Strictly Necessary
    cookie_consent This cookie remembers if the cookie notification message has been accepted so it only shows once. Yes

    and the following third party Cookies may be placed on your computer or device:

    Name of Cookie Provider Purpose
    __atuvc addthis This cookie is associated with the AddThis social sharing widget. It updates the counter of a website's social sharing features.
    __atuvs addthis Ensures that the updated counter is displayed to the user if a page is shared with the social sharing service, AddThis.
    loc addthis Geolocation, which is used to help providers determine how users who share information with each other are geographically located (state level).
    mus addthis Profile store status.
    uvc addthis Detects how often the social sharing service, AddThis, encounters the same user.
    uid addthis Creates a unique, machine-generated user ID. AddThis, which is owned by Clearspring Technologies, uses the user ID to make it possible for the user to share content across social networks and provide detailed statistics to various providers.
    advertising.com ACID, APID, C2, IDSYNC Measure and improve effectiveness of online advertising.
    sess Adnxs The sess cookie contains a single non-unique value: "1". It is used by the Platform to test whether a browser is configured to accept cookies from AppNexus remarketing.
    uuid2 Adnxs This cookie contains a unique randomly-generated value that enables the Platform to distinguish browsers and devices. It is matched against information – such as advertising interest segments and histories of ads shown in the browser or device – provided by clients or other third parties and stored on the Platform. This information is used by clients to select advertisements for delivery by the Platform, and to measure the performance of, and attribute payment for, those advertisements. In addition, to enable clients to use non-PII they collect outside the Platform or acquire from other third parties, this cookie is sometimes matched to clients' or other third parties' cookies that contain such non-PII.
    ck, oo, pt Affectv Ltd Used by Affectv Ltd, a Social Targeting company who work with hundreds of websites and social media sites globally to display ads and video ads for users based on their internet browsing. The aim is to make display and video ads more relevant for users to enhance their web browsing experience.
    bku, bkcd Blue Kai Inc. Collects data such as browser information, IP address, search history, clickstream data. Used by BlueKai, Inc. which is an Ad network / Retargeter Technology provider enabling advertisers to target an advertisement to a user who has visited their website or interacted with a different advertisement in the past. Aggregate data is shared with 3rd parties.
    DST, demdex, dpm Demdex, Adobe Used for semantic content analysis, the user's navigation on the website is registered and linked to offline data from surveys and similar registrations to display targeted ads.
    IDE doubleclick.net Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user's actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser's ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.
    IDE doubleclick.net Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user's device. The ID is used for targeted ads.
    uuid, uuidc mathtag Collects data on the user's visits to the website, such as what pages have been loaded. The registered data is used for targeted ads.
    TDCPM The Trade Desk Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user's actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser's ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.
    _tmid tubemogul.com Marketing Registers a unique ID that identifies the user's device upon return visits. The ID is used to target ads in video clips.
    wc_session_cookie_* WooCommerce WooCommerce tracking essential for e-commerce functionality.
  7. In addition to the controls that We provide, you can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all cookies or only third party Cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser or the documentation that came with your device.
  8. You can choose to delete Cookies on your computer or device at any time, however you may lose any information that enables you to access Our Site more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, login and personalisation settings.
  9. It is recommended that you keep your internet browser and operating system up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser and manufacturer of your computer or device if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.

14. Contacting Us

If you have any questions about Our Site or this Privacy Policy, please contact Us by email at admin@sussexgospelpartnership.org.uk, by telephone on 01444 458635, or by post at Mrs Wendy Sands, SGP Administrator, c/o Christ Church, New England Road, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH16 3LE.. Please ensure that your query is clear, particularly if it is a request for information about the data We hold about you (as under section 12, above).

15. Changes to Our Privacy Policy

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time (for example, if the law changes). Any changes will be immediately posted on Our Site and you will be deemed to have accepted the terms of the Privacy Policy on your first use of Our Site following the alterations. We recommend that you check this page regularly to keep up-to-date.

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