We ensure that we use your information in accordance with all applicable laws concerning the protection of personal information. This policy explains:
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The work of the Jesuits in Britain is governed by the Society of Jesus Trust (registered charity in England and Wales no 230165 and in Scotland no 40490). This policy of the Society of Jesus Trust covers all the work of the Jesuits in Britain including the following apostolic works:
It includes activities carried out by and on behalf of individual Jesuits and Jesuit novices.
Jesuits help to manage the following works, which are separate trusts and have their own data controllers (their respective diocesan trusts)
We collect information in the following ways:
1. When you give it to us DIRECTLY
You may give us your information for the following reasons:
2. When you give it to us INDIRECTLY
We collect information about the online services you use and how you use them, like when you open or click a link in one of our emails, watch a video on YouTube, visit our websites or view and interact with our social media.
The type and quantity of information we collect and how we use it depends on why you are providing it.
If you subscribe to a newsletter we will collect:
If you support us, for example make a donation, volunteer, sign up for an event or retreat, or buy something we will usually collect:
We retain records of your donations and the events you have attended.
If you use your credit or debit card to donate to us, buy something or pay for a registration online or over the phone, we will ensure that this is done securely and in accordance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard. You can find out more information about PCI DSS on their website - https://www.pcisecuritystandards.org/security_standards/index.php
We do not store your credit or debit card details at all, following the completion of your transaction. All card details and validation codes are securely destroyed once the payment or donation has been processed. Only staff authorised and trained to process payments will be able to see your card details.
Where it is appropriate in order to offer you a good service, for example on a residential retreat, we may also ask for:
We routinely ask parishioners for some or all of the following information:
In parishes we also retain records of
Data Protection law recognises that certain categories of personal information are more sensitive. This is known as sensitive personal data and covers health information, race, and religious beliefs. We do not usually collect ‘sensitive personal data’ about our supporters unless there is a clear reason for doing so, such as ensuring your needs are met if you stay in our residential centre, or to ensure we match you with an appropriate spiritual director.
In a parish context sensitive data is helpful for us to support families for example in preparing for sacraments and in understanding the demographic changes in our parish.
We will mainly use your data to:
If you enter your details onto one of our online forms, and you don’t ‘send’ or ‘submit’ the form, we may contact you to see if we can help with any problems you may be experiencing with the form or our websites.
We may also use your personal information to detect and reduce fraud.
We will not normally share your data, neither with other organisations nor among the various apostolic works of the Jesuits in Britain/Society of Jesus Trust (listed in Who We Are above)
We will only share your information if:
We will only ever share your data in other circumstances if we have your explicit and informed consent.
We will never share, sell or swap your details with any third parties for the purposes of their own marketing or the monetising of your data.
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We store information on computers located in the UK. We may transfer data to our reputable third party suppliers as explained above. They may be situated inside or outside the European Economic Area. We may also store information in paper files.
We place a great importance on the security of all personally identifiable information associated with our supporters and users. We have security measures in place to attempt to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of personal data under our control. For example, only authorised personnel are allowed to access user information and we use secure server software (SSL) to encrypt financial and personal information you input before it is sent to us.
While we cannot ensure or guarantee that loss, misuse or alteration of data will not occur while it is under our control, we use our best efforts to try to prevent this.
Unfortunately, the transmission of data across the internet is not completely secure and whilst we do our best to try to protect the security of your information we cannot ensure or guarantee that loss, misuse or alteration of data will not occur whilst data is being transferred.
Where you or we have provided a password enabling you to access parts of our websites it is your responsibility to keep this password confidential. Please don't share your password with anyone.
We will keep your information only for as long as we need it to provide you with the services or information you have required, to administer your relationship with us, to inform the preferences of our supporters, to comply with the law, or to ensure we do not communicate with people that have asked us not to.
When we no longer need information we will always dispose of it securely, using specialist companies if necessary to do this work for us.
The General Data Protection regulation gives you certain rights over your data and how we use it. These include:
If you wish to exercise any of these rights please contact the responsible person in the parish, centre or ministry. For contact details see above WHO WE ARE. If you are not sure who to contact please get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org so we can direct your enquiry.
Subject access requests must be made in writing by post to the responsible person in the parish, centre or ministry with a description of the information you want to see and proof of your identity For contact details see above WHO WE ARE. If you are not sure who to contact please send your request by post to Data protection, Jesuits in Britain, 114 Mount St, London W1K 3AH.
We do not accept subject access requests by email so we can ensure that we only provide personal data to the right person.
We will respond within one month of receipt of your written request and confirmed ID. Please provide as much information as possible about the nature of your contact with us to help us locate your records. Please note it is our policy to charge the statutory maximum fee of £10 for a subject access request.
Where you have provided your consent for our use of your personal information, you always have a right to withdraw your consent at any time.
For more information about your rights under the Data Protection Act go to the website of the Information Commissioner’s Office at ico.org.uk.