New Life Church (NLC) treats the privacy of its members and visitors seriously and we take appropriate measures to safeguard their personal data*. This notice explains how we collect, use, protect and share personal data.
*Personal data means any information that may be used to identify an individual, including, but not limited to, a first and last name, a home or other physical address and an email address or other contact information such as a telephone No.
New Life Church
NLC is a church registered as a charity under No: 1118104 and is affiliated to the Assemblies of God – a Pentecostal Christian denomination.
It is possible to join our email list. You may opt-out of receiving these communications at any time by emailing us at or writing to us c/o CHADCA Hanover Square, Chapel House Estate, Newcastle upon Tyne,
We collect personal information from:
• members and those who have contacted us
• donors when they make a donation under the Gift Aid scheme
• for pastoral care and to keep in touch with our members & visitors
• to carry out reasonable administration of our mailings, donations, and volunteering
• to manage and administer enquiries
How we obtain personal information
provided by the data subject
Members & visitors have given us their details and asked to be kept informed.
The information provided to us will include some or all of the following:
• name and title
• address including postcode
• telephone number
• date of birth
• email address
• country they live in (if outside the UK)
• our treasurer may hold bank details of donors who make gifts via a standing order
How we use personal information
personal information to:
• administer mailings to our members & visitors, to keep them informed
• administer enquiries from members & visitors and those who contact us
• administer donations, thank donors, and maintain our accounts and records
We endeavour to keep personal information up to date.
• We only send electronic mailings about our work and aims to those who have given their consent to us to do so. However, a person can change their mind and withdraw their consent at any time. Every email has a link to enable the recipient to unsubscribe if they wish to stop receiving emails.
• In all
other cases the law allows us to hold and process the personal information of members
& visitors if it is in our legitimate interests to do so. We rely on our
legitimate interests to maintain our mailing list, administer our donations,
and keep appropriate records.
We keep personal information secure with appropriate security measures in place to attempt to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of personal information.
We will not share the personal information we hold with another organisation for their own purposes and we will never sell personal information for any reason whatsoever.
How long we keep data
Our relationship with our members, visitors and donors is generally long term, so we keep their personal information for as long as we need it to maintain that relationship or when keeping the information is necessary. We take into account our need to meet any legal and regulatory obligations. These reasons vary from one piece of information to another. For example, we keep information relating to donations for seven years.
When we no longer need the information, we will dispose of it securely.
Subject Access Rights
has certain rights under existing data protection law including the right to
request a copy of the personal information we hold about them, if they request us
From 25 May 2018 a person will have the following rights unless an exemption applies:
A person has the right to access the personal information that we hold about them. We shall respond promptly, and certainly within one month from the point of receiving a subject access request and all necessary information.
A person has the right to obtain from us, without undue delay, the rectification of inaccurate or incomplete personal information we hold concerning them.
A person has the right to ask us to erase their personal information without undue delay. However, if you are a member, we will be unable to contact you.
The right to object to our use of their personal information including where we use it on the basis of our legitimate interests. We shall no longer process person’s personal information unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing.
Accuracy of information
We take steps to keep our information about members and visitors accurate. Members & visitors can help us by informing us of any changes to their details when they occur.
Please direct any enquiries about this Privacy notice to or contact NLC at the above address at CHADCA.
If a person is not satisfied with the way we deal with any complaint in relation to the use of their personal information they may be able to refer their complaint to the relevant data protection regulator which in the UK is the Information Commissioner’s Office.
We keep this privacy notice under review. It was last updated on 20 June 2018.