Churches Together Around Tadley (CTAT) is an unincorporated association originally established in May 1965 to bring the love of Jesus to our community.

Online queries to the CTAT leadership can be submitted using the Feedback form on the About CTAT page.  Written queries can be sent to: CTAT Moderator, St Paul's Church, The Green, Tadley RG26 3PB.

This Privacy Notice for CTAT recognises the right of people to keep their personal information private. This Privacy Notice covers the church’s use of personally identifiable information that you provide and we collect or hold, including when you continue to browse and use this website (ctat.org.uk, hosted by Voice Online Communities) and the associated events management website (ctat.churchsuite.com).

If you continue to browse and use the CTAT websites, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which govern CTAT’s relationship with you. If you disagree with any part of this Privacy Notice please do not provide personal information and do not use our websites.

Data Protection

This explains how the CTAT websites comply with the DPA (Data Protection Act), the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which came into effect on 25 May 2018, and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations.

How we collect information about you

We collect personal information each time you are in contact with us. For example, when you:

  • Visit our websites
  • Register for a CTAT event
  • Make a donation via our websites
  • Provide your contact details as part of being any form of administrator on the CTAT websites.  Website administrators should additionally refer to the voice privacy notice and the ChurchSuite privacy notice

CTAT does not hold any debit or credit card details for donations/payments made via our website or through external event sites. All card payments are handled by service providers who encrypt card information.

How we use your information

CTAT will use the personal information we collect for the purpose disclosed at the time of collection, or otherwise as set out in this Privacy Notice. We will not use your personal information for any other purpose without first seeking your consent unless authorised or required by law. We will only use your personal information as follows:

  • To register you for events
  • To keep you informed about CTAT events, activities and resources
  • To answer an inquiry or request for further information or complaint about CTAT, its activities and events
  • To improve our general ability to assist CTAT and the wider community

Sensitive Personal Information

CTAT may collect and store sensitive personal information such as health information, religious information and when you and/or your family attend CTAT events.  Your personal information will be kept strictly confidential.

Sharing your information

We will never share any information we hold about you to others without your prior consent, unless one of the following exceptions apply. We may disclose information we hold about you:

  • If it is necessary for law enforcement or similar purposes
  • As a necessary part of providing you with our service(s) or contacting you - for example, by using a third party mailing house to process our communications
  • As a necessary part of ensuring we comply with our legal obligations as a data controller - for example, by using a third party to migrate data or ensure it is accurate and up-to-date
Security of your data

CTAT will take reasonable steps to keep secure any personal information, which we hold and to keep this information accurate and up to date. Personal information, held electronically, is stored on a secure server or secure files. We take security measures to protect your information from access by unauthorised persons and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction and damage.

Keeping your details up to date

No attempt is made to keep up to date any details relating to event registrations.  For website administrators, please tell us if any of your details change, or log on and personally update your details.

Retention of your data

Your information will be held for a reasonable period or as long as the law requires or permits.  All details relating to event registrations are retained for a minimum of 18 months, but will be deleted within a maximum of 24 months.  All details relating to administrators of the websites will be retained for a minimum of 18 months after the person ceases to be an administrator of the websites, but will be deleted within a maximum of 24 months.

Access to your information

You have the right to request details of the information we hold about you. To do this, you should write to CTAT on the address above. There is no charge involved for requesting this data. It will help us to process your request if you can be specific about what information you require, otherwise, we may need to contact you again to clarify this. We will respond to your request within 30 days of receiving the written request. You have the right to request that we update or correct any information we hold about you. Please contact us using the details above to let us know what needs correcting.

Cookies

Our websites may record some of your personal information, for example, by logging your IP address or the location of your computer or network. It may also record information about you that you enter into online forms.

Other data may be collected anonymously about your use of our site from cookies. We use cookies on our websites to track user activity on the site and to enable various types of functionality. Please note that all of these Cookies exist to enable functionality on the website and not for advertising purposes. If you do not wish these cookies to be tracked you can disable them in your browser, but this may negatively affect your experience on the site. There are two types of cookie you may encounter when using our websites:

  1. First party cookies: these are our own cookies, controlled by us and used to provide information about the usage of our site
  2. Third party cookies: these are cookies found in other companies’ internet tools which we are using to enhance our site, for example Google has their own cookies, which are controlled by them

We primarily use cookies to:

  • To process any forms or requests you send
  • For internal administration and analysis
Other websites

Our websites contain links to other websites. This privacy notice only applies to our websites, so when you link to other websites you should read their privacy notice.

Changes to our Privacy Notice

We keep our privacy notice under regular review and we will place any updates on this webpage. This privacy notice was last updated on 5 June 2024.

How to contact us

If you would like any further information or have any queries, problems or complaints relating to CTAT’s Privacy Notice or our information handling practices in general, please contact us on the details listed at the top.