Privacy and Data Protection


In May 2018 the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect.They replaced the previous law on data protection (the Data Protection Act 1998), giving individuals more rights and protection in how their personal data is used by organisations.

Parishes must comply with its requirements and are responsible for ensuring they do so, just like any other charity or organisation. These pages provide guidance, support and direction to help parishes ensure they meet the new requirements.


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Data Privacy Notice - General
This page displays the Diocesan Board of Finance Data Privacy Notice covering all data subjects whose personal data is collected, in line with the requirements of the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation).

EDBF Policies and Procedures
The Ely Diocesan Board of Finance (EDBF) and its staff operate within the guidance of a number of policies surrounding secure data protection practices.

Data Protection - Helpful Links
This section contains links to third party websites supplying guidance and information on data protection.

Document Retention Statement
This page provides a Document Retention guide, based on the advice published by the Church of England Records Management Team.

Bishop of Ely Privacy Notices
The Bishop of Ely and the Bishop of Ely's Offices process Clergy and LLM personal information.

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Ely Diocesan Board of Finance is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales with company number 142183, and a charity registered in England and Wales with Charity Number 245456. The registered address is: Diocesan Office, Bishop Woodford House, Barton Road, Ely, Cambridgeshire CB7 4DX. All rights reserved.