Data Protection and Policies

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.

Data Privacy Notice - General

First published on: 10th September 2019

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

First published on: 20th September 2019

The Ely Diocesan Board of Finance (EDBF) and its staff operate within the guidance of a number of policies surrounding secure data protection practices. The main policies governing data protection and the whistleblowing policy are linked on this page.

Data Protection - Helpful Links

First published on: 10th September 2019

This section contains links to third party websites supplying guidance and information on data protection.

Document Retention Statement

First published on: 20th September 2019

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

First published on: 20th September 2019

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

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