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Data Protection

Like all in the Methodist Church, we take seriously our responsibilities concerning good processing of personal data. We are accountable to both TMCP and The Methodist Church in Great Britain, from whom the most up-to-date guidelines should always be sought.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

GDPR came into force on 25th May 2018. Far from being a "game-changer", GDPR updates and consolidates the existing legal obligations on organisations, such as the Methodist Church, to bring them into the twenty first century. The Methodist Church cares about the people whose data it holds and recognises the importance of this information to its work. GDPR provides a great opportunity to review exactly what personal information the Church holds, how it uses it and what steps we as a Church need to take to protect each others privacy e.g. members, ministers, volunteers, employees, individuals who support the Church and third party users.

As a Connexional Church we are all working together to do what we can to protect privacy and keep information safe. If as a volunteer, minister or employee in the Methodist Church you use or have access to personal information, you are responsible for ensuring that such information is handled in accordance with data protection legislation and in line with best practice as set out in the Data Protection Policy. TMCP and the Connexional Team (as the two Data Controllers) provide a toolkit of guidance, policies and templates to help you understand and fulfil these responsibilities. You can access the full tool kit here: Data Protection Tookit

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