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Privacy And Cookies Policies

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us at New Life Shetland. Under new data protection legislation, we need to let you know how we care for your information.


New Life Shetland Church is the Data Controller and can be contacted through our

Administrator at


Use of Data

New life Shetland will use your data for the following purposes:


  • Your name and contact details will be entered into our church database (ChurchSuite)

  • The Churchsuite App enables you to self-select the personal data which is visible to other New Life Shetland 2019 ChurchSuite users.

  • The information in ChurchSuite is password protected and accessible to New life Shetland 2019 staff, leadership and group leaders.

  • Your contact details will be removed from the database once you are no longer attending the church. 


We will contact you annually to check that the information we are holding is accurate and that you still agree to us holding it.


To enable us to provide adequate pastoral support to you and your family, the Pastor or Leadership Team may record information which may be regarded as sensitive. This information will be stored (in password protected documents) on the Pastor or Administrators ‘work’ computers but the password will only be known by the Pastor or Leadership Team. This information will NOT be disclosed to anyone else without your consent.


Data Sharing


Data will be shared with a third party in the following circumstances:

  • in relation to a disciplinary, criminal or civil matter;

  • where we are required to do so by law or are doing so to protect members of the public from serious harm.



Data Collection

We are collecting this information to enable the church to keep in touch with you and provide pastoral support as appropriate. Data Protection legislation allows us to process this information as we regard it as being in the church’s legitimate interest

You have given consent for us to use this information in this way.

The data will be:

  • collected via application, registration or agreement (e.g. application form, secure training website, annual registration process, consent form etc) or

  • provided by the data subject



Your Rights


Under Data Protection legislation, you have the right to request access to information about you that we hold. To make a request for your personal information  or for further information on how your information is used please contact the New Life Shetland Administrator on




If you would like to discuss anything in this privacy notice, please contact: Our Administrator on

Cookies Policy

A cookie is a piece of text which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree (or your browser agrees automatically if you have set it up in that way), your browser adds that text in a small file.

A cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets website operators know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. For example, when you visit an electronic store, a cookie makes it easier to shop, by allowing you to place things into a shopping basket; the basket itself is not a cookie; the cookie is placed on your hard drive and keeps track of your basket versus others in use at the same time.

We have included a list of the cookies used on below, along with a definition of what the cookie is used for. New Life Shetland will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you.


We know that people have concerns about cookies, but we believe that the benefit that you and New Life Shetland gain from their proper use is worthwhile.

You can delete the files that contain cookies – those files are stored as part of your internet browser. If you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by New Life Shetland, or indeed any other website, or if you wish to receive notification of cookie placement requests or decline cookies completely, you can do this through your browser settings. The Help function within your browser should tell you how. Please be aware that declining or denying cookies may prevent you from being able to use the website to its highest capability.

Alternatively, you may wish to visit which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile device you will need to refer to your manual.

New Life Shetland uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets a cookie in order to evaluate our use of our website and compile reports on user activity.

Google stores the information collected by the cookie on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

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