Website Privacy Notice

This is the Website privacy policy. We also have an overarching privacy policy covering the wider functions of the Diocese relating to data from church officers, clergy and diocesan staff here.

This website privacy policy applies between you, the User of this Website and Lichfield Diocesan Board of Finance (LDBF), the owner and provider of this Website. Lichfield Diocesan Board of Finance takes the privacy of your information very seriously. This privacy policy applies to our use of any and all Data collected by us or provided by you in relation to your use of the Website. Please read this privacy policy carefully.

Data collectively all information that you submit to Lichfield Diocesan Board of Finance via the Website. This definition incorporates, where applicable, the definitions provided in the Data Protection Act 1998;
Lichfield Diocesan Board of Finance, or us Lichfield Diocesan Board of Finance, a company incorporated in England and Wales with registered number Lichfield Diocesan Board of Finance (Incorporated) whose registered office is at ST MARYS HOUSE, THE CLOSE, WS13 7LD;
User or you any third party that accesses the Website and is not either (i) employed by Lichfield Diocesan Board of Finance and acting in the course of their employment or (ii) engaged as a consultant or otherwise providing services to Lichfield Diocesan Board of Finance and accessing the Website in connection with the provision of such services; and
Website the website that you are currently using,, and any sub-domains of this site unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.

2. In this privacy policy, unless the context requires a different interpretation:

  1. the singular includes the plural and vice versa;
  2. references to sub-clauses, clauses, schedules or appendices are to sub-clauses, clauses, schedules or appendices of this privacy policy;
  3. a reference to a person includes firms, companies, government entities, trusts and partnerships;
  4. "including" is understood to mean "including without limitation";
  5. reference to any statutory provision includes any modification or amendment of it;
  6. the headings and sub-headings do not form part of this privacy policy.
  1. Name
  2. Date of Birth;
  3. Gender;
  4. Job Title;
  5. Contact Information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;

in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.

6. We will retain any Data you submit for 12 months.

7. Unless we are obliged or permitted by law to do so, and subject to any third party disclosures specifically set out in this policy, your Data will not be disclosed to third parties. This does not include our affiliates and / or other companies within our group.

8. All personal Data is stored securely in accordance with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998. For more details on security see the clause below (Security).

9. Any or all of the above Data may be required by us from time to time in order to provide you with the best possible service and experience when using our Website. Specifically, Data may be used by us for the following reasons:

  1. internal record keeping;
  2. improvement of our products / services;
  3. Updates on Diocesan events and information concerning the Diocese as a whole;

in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.

11. Please note that when data is shared on the website or third-party websites, including social media sites, that the forward sharing of any information is not within our control.

14. We may also disclose Data to a prospective purchaser of our business or any part of it.

15. In the above instances, we will take steps with the aim of ensuring your privacy is protected.

  1. use of Data for direct marketing purposes; and
  2. sharing Data with third parties.

20. If password access is required for certain parts of the Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential.

21. We endeavour to do our best to protect your personal Data. However, transmission of information over the internet is not entirely secure and is done at your own risk. We cannot ensure the security of your Data transmitted to the Website.

23. If any court or competent authority finds that any provision of this privacy policy (or part of any provision) is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that provision or part-provision will, to the extent required, be deemed to be deleted, and the validity and enforceability of the other provisions of this privacy policy will not be affected.

24. Unless otherwise agreed, no delay, act or omission by a party in exercising any right or remedy will be deemed a waiver of that, or any other, right or remedy.

25. This Agreement will be governed by and interpreted according to the law of England and Wales. All disputes arising under the Agreement will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English and Welsh courts.

Page last updated: 19th June 2020 10:46 AM