Data Privacy

Where your data is kept and how it is used…

1. Who are we?

Kesgrave Baptist Church CIO. We a registered Charity (1193135), and we are affiliated to the Association of Grace Baptist Churches (East Anglia). Our registered address is Cambridge Road, Kesgrave, Ipswich IP5 1EW

2. Your privacy

We want to respect you and that way that you want to be communicated to by Kesgrave Baptist Church, in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulations 2018. We are committed to protecting the privacy of any personal information that you share with us.

3. What is personal information?

Personal information covers any data that enables us to identify you as an individual. This could include, name, email address, phone number, etc. This data is given when subscribing to our newsletter, becoming a member of the church, completing a ‘stay in touch’ card, etc.

4. How do we use your personal information?

Your personal information is used in two ways:

  • To keep you updated about what is happening in the life of the church through newsletters, etc
  • To help the smooth running of church in administration of teams and groups.

When you supply personal information to us, we only use this information for the purpose for which it was given and ensure that it is kept securely.

5. How and where is your data held?

We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting or reporting requirements. 

We hold your data for varying lengths of time depending on the type of information in question but in doing so we always comply with Data Protection legislation.  Details of retention periods are available in our retention policy which you can request by contacting us at

6. Non-personal information

Our website collects analytics about how the site is used (which pages are visited, how long they are visited for, etc) through a tool called Google Analytics. All of this data is completely anonymous.

7. Contact us

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this policy, or the way your data is processed please contact the church. You can also request to know the information that we hold on you, how it is being processed, or request for your information to be erased. Our email address is: