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St Joseph's Church & Penn Fields Parish (“we”, “our”, etc.) are responsible for the information we collect about you (“you”, “your” or “User”) and how it is processed. Data processing covers most things that can be done with your personal data, such as collection, storage, use and destruction of the data. 


This Privacy Policy is to inform you how and why we collect your data. It will also explain the rights you have as the User to access and manage your data.


“Our Sites” refers to this website and any other website owned by the parish (see By using Our Sites, you are agreeing to the practices laid out in this policy. Please read this carefully and use the information to make informed decisions.


We are a charity registered with the Charities Commission (registered charity No: 1134824). We are located at Office, St Philip's Church, Church Rd, Wolverhampton WV3 7EN.


You can contact us via email at or call us on 01902 341943.


1. Collection of Information

We may collect and process the following information about the User:


(a) Information you give us


The information that you provide us (which may include your name, address, email address, telephone number, credit card information and other personal description) by filling in forms on Our Sites, or by corresponding with us otherwise (by phone, email or otherwise)


(b) Information we collect about you


The information automatically collected when you visit Our Sites. This may include your Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect to and log-in to Our Sites, your browser type and version, your time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating systems and platforms, certain page interactions, page visits, downloads, download errors, page response times and any phone number used to call us.


We only retain the User’s data for as long as it is necessary, and will only use it for the purpose explicitly intended. Data may be archived as long as the purpose for which it was used still exists.

2. Use of Information


We will use the information held about the User for the following purposes:


(a) communicating with you & responding to your messages

(b) providing, improving and developing our services

(c) providing you information, updates, materials and services as you request

(d) use within our organisation to provide the services on offer

(e) for direct marketing purposes

(f) purposes directly related to any of the above


We will always comply with laws and regulations applicable to us in England when handling and using your data.



Where we intend to communicate with you, we will request your consent specifically for each purpose. You may opt out at any time by emailing


3. Disclosure of Information


We may share your personal information with selected third parties including:


(a) personnel, agents, advisers, auditors, contractors, financial institutions and service providers in connection with our operations or services

(b) persons under a duty of confidentiality to us

(c) persons to whom we are required to make disclosure under applicable laws and regulation in or outside of England


In any situation, we will only disclose your information where necessary & appropriate.


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


4. Storage of Information


We will take all reasonable, necessary steps to ensure your data is kept secure and safe.


(a) all information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers.

(b) where you have created a password to access members’ areas of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share it with anyone.

(c) we restrict access to the User’s data to our employees, service providers and contractors on a strictly need-to-know basis. Those who have access will be subject to confidentiality obligations.

(d) we review our information storage practices from time to time to prevent unauthorised access.


Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk.


5. Your rights


You have the right to:


(a) check whether we hold personal data about you.

(b) access any personal data we hold about you.

(c) require us to correct any inaccuracy or error in any personal data we hold about you.

(d) require us to destroy and cease to hold any data we hold about you.


You may request to see the data we hold about you by emailing us at There is a small administrative fee to meet the cost of processing your request.


6. Changes to our Privacy Policy


We may make changes to our Privacy Policy from time to time by posting the updated policy on Our Sites. By continuing to use Our Sites after changes are made, you agree to be bound by the revised policy.


7. Contact Us


If you have any questions, comments or requests regarding your data, please email: 





Last Updated: 22nd May 2019

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