How we use and protect your data (our Privacy Policy)

At Christians in Politics we are committed to protecting and preserving the privacy of those who connect with us by visiting our site or communicating electronically with us.

This Policy explains when and why we collect personal information about people who visit our website, how we use it, the conditions under which we may disclose it to others and how we keep it secure. Whilst we will keep all of your personal information confidential, we reserve the right to disclose this information in the circumstances as set out within this policy. We confirm that your information will be kept on a secure server and that we will comply fully with all applicable UK Data Protection legislation and regulations in force from time to time.

We may change this Policy from time to time so please check this page occasionally to ensure that you’re happy with any changes.

Any questions regarding this Policy and our privacy practices should be sent by email to info@christiansinpolitics.org.uk

Who are we?

Christians in Politics is an all-party, non-denominational organisation which seeks to encourage and inspire Christians to get involved in politics and public life. 

How do we collect information from you?

We obtain information about you when you use our website, for example, when you directly give us any information via signing up on the website form to receive email newsletters, if you fill in a form to book a speaker or if you contact us by email.

What type of information is collected from you?

In running Christians in Politics, we may collect and process certain data and information relating to you and your use of our site. Your privacy is important to us and we confirm that we will never release your personal details to any third party for their mailing or marketing purposes. The data that we collect, or may collect in the future, is detailed below:

  • Details of visits to our website and the pages and resources that are accessed, including but not limited to, traffic data, location data and other communication data that may assist us in understanding how the website is used. This may also include the resources that you access, and information about where you are on the internet including the domain type, IP address and URL that you came from.

  • The personal information we collect might include your name, address, email address, IP address, and information regarding what pages are accessed and when. This information is recorded and sent to third-party processors for the purposes of data analysis, to improve our marketing efforts and for targeting specific services and products.

  • Information you provide to us by sending us a message through our website and information provided to us when you communicate with us electronically for any reason. If you contact us, we may keep a record of your email and other correspondence.

  • Information that you provide us as a result of filling in forms on our website, such as registering for information.

IP Addresses

We may collect information about your computer, including but not limited to (where available), your IP address, operating system and browser type for administration purposes and to produce internal reports. This is statistical data relating to a web user’s browsing actions and patterns and does not specifically identify you as an individual.

How is your information used?

We may use your information:

  • to ensure that the content on the site is presented in the most efficient way for you and the computer that you are using;

  • to enable you to participate in interactive features of the site;

  • to provide you with information relating to our website, product or our services that you request from us;

  • to notify you about any changes to our website, including improvements, and service or product changes;

  • to send you communications which you have requested and that may be of interest to you.

  • for our internal purposes including statistical or survey purposes, quality control, site performance and evaluation in order to improve our website;

  • to administer this website; and

We review our retention periods for personal information on a regular basis.

Who has access to your information?

We will not sell or rent your information to third parties. We will not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.

How Do I opt out?

You have a choice about whether or not you wish to receive information from us. We will not make contact with you unless you have opted in. If then, you no longer want to receive emails then you can change your preferences or completely unsubscribe in one of two ways:

We will not contact you for marketing purposes by email, phone or text message unless you have given your prior consent.

Your Rights

The accuracy of your information is important to us. If you change email address, or any of the other information we hold is inaccurate or out of date, please email us at: info@christiansinpolitics.org.uk

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites run by other organisations. This privacy policy applies only to our website‚ so we encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit. We cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other sites even if you access them using links from our website.

In addition, if you were referred to our website from a third-party site, we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owners and operators of that third-party site and recommend that you check the policy of that third party site.

Those aged 16 or Under

We are concerned to protect the privacy of children aged 16 or under. If you are aged 16 or under‚ please get your parent/guardian’s permission beforehand whenever you provide us with personal information.

Review of this Policy

We keep this Policy under regular review. This Privacy Policy is was last updated in February 2018.