If you wish to have an item placed on the notice sheet please send an email to - Erica Sharrock, by 3pm on Thursday afternoon
or telephopne: 07940 424470
The Brick - 29 Hallgate, Wigan WN1 1LR
URGENTLY needs food to give out to those who are struggling
Give away upward of 60 large bags of food per week to anyone who has fallen on hard times. Demand is going up all the time and supplies are running out.
Food can be dropped off at the The Brick,
Queens Hall, Market St, Wigan
or tel: 01942 236953 and for collections.
Standish Methodist Church DATA PRIVACY NOTICE
1. Your personal data – what is it?
Personal data relates to a living individual who can be identified from that data. Identification can be by the information alone or in conjunction with any other information in the data controller’s possession or likely to come into such possession. The processing of personal data is governed by the General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”)2018.
2. Who are we?
Standish Methodist Church Council is the data controller (contact details below). This means it decides how your personal data is processed and for what purposes. Standish Methodist Church Council may change this policy from time to time and any such changes will be published on our church noticeboard and website. Notwithstanding any change to this policy, we will continue to process your personal data in accordance with your rights and our obligations in law.
3. How do we process your personal data?
Standish Methodist Church Council complies with its obligations under the “GDPR” by keeping personal data up to date; by storing and destroying it securely; by not collecting or retaining excessive amounts of data; by protecting personal data from loss, misuse, unauthorised access and disclosure and by ensuring that appropriate technical measures are in place to protect personal data.
We collect data necessary for Standish Methodist Church to pursue its charitable objectives and by running events, maintaining memberships, keeping our members and supporters informed of our activities, marketing, fundraising and the effective running of Standish Methodist Church through its staff, trustees and volunteers.
In furtherance of this, we use your personal data which includes but is not limited to the following purposes: -
To maintain and update lists of members, officers and groups that are part of Standish Methodist Church, including Messy Church;
To manage the premises, including maintaining and updating records of all keyholders and groups/individuals using/hiring the church premises
To maintain our own financial accounts and records, including the processing of gift aid
To inform you of news, events, activities and services organised by Standish Methodist Church, eg. the emailing of weekly church notices, communication regarding Messy Church;
Safeguarding records, including casework, safer recruitment work and record of training, etc.
Data collected and processed may include, but be limited to:
Name and role in church
Contact information, including email address
Sensitive data may be collected where necessary for safeguarding purposes or upon application to hold an office in Standish Methodist Church, or where required by law
4. What is the legal basis for processing your personal data?
Organisations are permitted to process data if they have a legal basis for doing so. Standish Methodist Church processes data on the basis that:
It has a legitimate interest to process data; and / or
Express and informed consent has been given by the person whose data is being processed; and /or
There is a legal obligation on the Methodist Church to process data; and/or
Processing is necessary to protect the vital interests of a data subject or another person (in accordance with safeguarding policy and practice).
Where we process special category sensitive data (under article 9 of GDPR) we process data on the basis that:
Explicit consent has been given by the person whose data is being processed
Processing is necessary to protect the vital interests of a data subject or antoher individual where the data subject is physically or legally incapable of giving consent (in accordance with safeguarding practice); and /or
The Methodist Church in Britain is a member ship organisation and the processing relates only to members or former members of those who have regular contact with it in connection with its purposes and no disclosure is made to a third party without consent of the person whose data is being processed.
5. Sharing your personal data
Your data will not be shared outside of Standish Methodist Church, except where required to do so by law, eg. safeguarding.
Explicit, informed consent will be sought from individuals whenever and wherever required in accordance with data protection legislation.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the data we process.
7. How long do we keep your personal data1?
We keep data in accordance with the guidance set out in the Connexional Team Retention Schedules, which incorporates statutory retention periods. We regularly review the data we hold and securely delete any personal data that is no longer necessary for us to process.
8. 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 your personal data which Standish Methodist Church
Council holds about you;
The right to request Standish Methodist Church Council corrects 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 for
Standish Methodist Church Council to retain such data;
The right to withdraw your consent to the processing at any time
The right to request that the data controller provide the data subject with his/her
personal data and where possible, to transmit that data directly to another data
controller, (known as the right to data portability), (where applicable) [Only applies
where the processing is based on consent or is necessary for the performance of a
contract with the data subject and in either case 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) [Only applies
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]
The right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioners Office.
9. Further processing
If we wish to use your personal data for a new purpose, not covered by this Data Protection
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. Where and whenever necessary, we will seek your prior consent to the new processing.
10. Contact Details
To exercise all relevant rights, queries of complaints please in the first instance contact the
Secretary to the Church Council – Christine Williams
You can contact the Information Commissioners Office on 0303 123 1113 or via email
https://ico.org.uk/global/contact-us/email/ or at the Information Commissioner's Office,
Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire. SK9 5AF
Last Updated 3/6/2018
September 15th 4-6pm - God Loves a Cheerful Giver
October 20th 4-6pm - Armour of Light
November 17th 4-6pm
December 15th 4-6pm
Messy Church is free, although you can make a donation towards our running costs. All Donations Appreciated.
Everyone is welcome.
Annual Christmas Lunch
Our Annual Christmas Lunch is on Sunday 8th December at 12.30 p.m. at La Mama’s. 2 courses for £19.00, 3 courses for £22.00.
If you are interested in going, please put your name on the list on the notice board in the Church Hall. You can collect a menu from Beryl Pennington or
We would like to thank everyone for helping to make our
Christmas Fair on Saturday 23rd November a great success
In excess of £1100 was raised.
Many thanks to everyone.
November 17th Jean Fellows
November 24th Joan Schofield
December 1st Barbara Mellor
December 8th Margaret Holland
December 15th Brian Drury
December 22nd Sue Oliver
December 29th June Lever
Thank you to all those who contribute regularly to the food box for The Brick in the front porch, it is very much appreciated. The Brick’s food stocks are rather depleted. If you could bring some tinned or dried food with you to church, it would help to replenish the larder.