Privacy Policy

Trinity Baptist Church – Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes how your personal information is collected, used, and shared on systems used by Trinity Baptist Church (“TBC”) including visiting (the “TBC Site”) which includes our bespoke App (the “TBC App”).


When you visit the TBC Site, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device.

Additionally, as you browse the TBC Site, we collect information when you visit our website and information on how you interact with the TBC Site or register for our events. We refer to this automatically collected information as “Device Information.”

We collect Device Information using the following technologies:

– “Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier.

  1. Analytics cookies such as SC_ANALYTICS_GLOBAL_COOKIE, SC_ANALYTICS_SESSION_COOKIE, __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz. These allow us to track a set of data to help improve the website. These cookies help tell TBC how many people have been to the site before, what time people visited the site and what pages were looked at. No personal information is stored. Some are deleted when you leave the site, but others may last as long as [2] years.2. Embedded functionality such as ShareThis (__unam, __stid, __uset), Google Maps (NID, PREF, SID) YouTube (VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE, use_hitbox). We use a small number of freely available tools to improve our website.

For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit

– “Log files” track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps. This includes the data used for registering, making payment or attempts to make a payment through the TBC Site. Such information from you, include your name, your address, payment information (including credit card numbers), email address, and phone number.  We refer to this information as “Order information.”

When we talk about “Personal Information” in this Privacy Policy, we are talking both about Device Information and Order Information.

Other personal information include when you make donation, by completion of Gift envelops In person or via TBC Site .

This has been extended to include all network systems used to support the work of Trinity Baptist Church, as required by the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations.

Likewise when you register for events or purchase other TBC related services and provide contact details in writing or orally to Church staff or associates.


We use the personal Information that we collect generally to fulfill any request placed through the Site (including processing your payment information, request confirmations).

Additionally, we use this Order Information to:

–  Communicate with you;

–  Screen our orders for potential risk or fraud; and when in line with the preferences you have shared with us, provide you with information relating to our services.

We use the Device Information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize our Site (for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with the Site, and to assess the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns).

Google ReCaptcha

Trinity Baptist Church and PayPal use ReCaptcha on the Sites and Services. Your use of ReCaptcha is subject to the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. ReCaptcha is only used to fight spam and abuse.

We collect personal information for the purpose disclosed at the time of collection, or otherwise as set out in this Privacy Policy.

Generally, we will only use and disclose your personal information as follows:

(a)To establish and continue your involvement with Trinity Baptist Church. This is includes but is not limited to the events you have attended, what areas and activities of Trinity Baptist Church you have supported, recorded and acknowledged donations,

(b) To answer an enquiry or request for further information or complaint about Trinity Baptist Church, its services, activities and events

(c)  For promotion of services and register you for events. This helps to keep you informed of new developments we believe may be of interest to you. If we contact you in this way without obtaining your prior consent, we will provide you with the opportunity to decline any further promotional communications. To keep you informed by text and/or email about church services, activities, resources and conferences

(d) To improve our general ability to assist with Church attendees and the wider community. To assist Trinity Baptist Church in making its sites and services more valuable to its community

(e) To assist our leadership with management of issues relating to Trinity Baptist Church


We will not use your personal information for any other purpose without first seeking your consent, unless authorised or required by law.

We share your Personal Information with third parties to help us use your Personal Information, as described above.  For example, we use PayPal to power our online payment –you can read more about how PayPal uses your Personal Information here:

We also use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use the Site–you can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here:

You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here:

Finally, we may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.


As described above, we only use your Personal Information to provide you with targeted TBC advertisements or marketing communications we believe may be of interest to you.  For more information about how targeted advertising works, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative’s (“NAI”) educational page at

We don’t facilitate targeted advertising with third parties such as Facebook, Google etc.


Please note that we do not alter the TBC Site’s data collection or use practices when we see a Do Not Track signal from your browser.

TBC may collect and store sensitive personal information such as health information, religious information (church attendance) when you and/or your family attend, register for church events and conferences. Your personal information will be kept strictly confidential. It is never sold, given away, or otherwise shared with anyone, unless required, by law.


For our European resident, you have the right to access and some changes on personal information.

The rights are extended under the GDPR regulations to include:

(a) The right to be informed –the right to be told about the collection and use of the personal data you provide.
(b)  Right of access –the right to know whether we are processing your personal data, and to a copy of that data.
(c)  Right to rectification – the right to have any incorrect personal data corrected or completed if it is incomplete.
(d)  Right to erasure –, the right to be forgotten, allows you to ask us to erase personal data where there is no valid reason for us to keep it.
(e)  Right to restrict processing –the right to ask us to restrict processing of your data.
(f)   Right to data portability –the right to move, copy or transfer your personal data from one IT environment to another.
(g)  Right to object – the right to object to our processing of your personal data based on

(i) Legitimate interests, or for the performance of a task in the public interests/exercise of official authority (including profiling);

(ii) Direct marketing (including profiling); and (iii) for purposes of scientific/historical research and statistics.
(h)- Rights relating to automated decision making including profiling – rights in respect of automated decision making, including profiling.

If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us through the contact information below.

Trinity Baptist Church registered office is at 5-9 Peall Road, Trinity Baptist Church, Surrey, United Kingdom, CR03EX and we are a charity registered in England and Wales under charity number 1132192. We are registered on the Information Commissioner’s Office Register registration number, and act as the data controller. Our designated Data Protection Officer/Appointed Person for the organisation is Pastor Dan Boakye. Just use the contact details below.

If you have any queries about how your information is handled please contact us via email to or you can write to us at:

Pastor Dan Boakye,  Data Protection Lead , 5-9 Peall Road, Trinity Baptist Church, Surrey, United Kingdom, CR03EX


Additionally, if you are a European resident we note that we are processing your information in order to fulfil contracts we might have with you, or otherwise to pursue our legitimate business interests listed above.  Additionally, please note that your information may be transferred outside of Europe, including to Canada and the United States.


When you place an order through the Site, we will maintain your Order Information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information.


The links for official social media handles are enlisted on our main TBC site. Users must verify the authenticity of sites before posting or providing personal information on such sites.

Our website may provide social media buttons, permitting sharing our web content directly to a social media, platform. The use of such buttons is at your own risk.

Unless it is material supplied or officially posted by TBC Sites, we do not endorse social media website(s) and have no responsibility for the content nor for the cookies they may contain.

TBC sites do not ask for passwords or personal details on social media.


The TBC Site has no minimum age limit


We may update this privacy policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons. This version is effective 07th July 2020


For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e-mail at or send us a mail to

5-9 Peall Road, Trinity Baptist Church, Surrey, United Kingdom, CR03EX,