Privacy Policy


(Adapted from the Baptists Together Privacy Statement August 2016)

Purpose of this Statement

Seventy-two (referred to as we, us or our) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. We think it is extremely important to keep any personal information we hold secure and confidential.

Laws apply to our use of anyone’s personal information and everyone has rights regarding how their personal information is handled.

We have published this statement to tell you:

  • What information we may collect about you;
  • How we store your personal information;
  • What we use your personal information for; and
  • Who (if anyone) we pass it on to and for what purposes.

In this statement when we refer to our Partners we mean the organisations listed at the end of this statement.

Personal Information we may collect from you

When you first come into contact with us (which may be for a variety of reasons) we may collect your name and contact details for use by us and by our Partners. Other information we may collect from you will depend on the reason for the contact and these are detailed below.

For raising the profile of our organisation and its work

  • With your consent, we may use photo or video footage of you, or your story, for use in our various publications and on our website.

For managing or reviewing our work as organisations

  • Any information about complaints about our service or other individuals

When using the website

  • We may collect personal identification information from you in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when you visit our website, subscribe to a newsletter, respond to a survey, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our site.
  • You may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address and phone number.
  • We will only collect personal identification information from you if you voluntarily submit such information to us.

[For information about the use of non-personal information and web browser cookies please see our Appendix]

If we already have contact with you we have most likely already collected any/all of this information.

Where we store your personal information

We are committed to holding your personal information securely. This means only those of our staff (and staff of our Main Partners) that need to see it have access.

We may store your information electronically, in paper form, or both.

All our computers including laptops are password protected. Laptop computers and other mobile devices which contain confidential information are also encrypted.

Our paper files which hold personal information (other than names and contact details) are kept in securely locked cupboards.

We will hold and use your personal information until it is no longer required for our purposes.

In connection with our website, we adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorised access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our site.

What we use your personal information for

·       To process transactions made through our website using only the information you have provided when placing an order or submitted a form.

·       To send periodic emails to you if you subscribe to one of our mailing lists or have made an order through our website. You will always have the option to unsubscribe to further emails using the unsubscribe instructions at the end of each email.

·       Maintaining contact with you, inviting you to events, and offering and booking appointments with you

·       To enable us to respond to you when you use the ‘contact us’ or response facility on our website. Data collected in this way will not be used for any other purpose.

·       Meeting our legal obligations and exercising any legal rights

·       Other purposes for which we may anonymise your information so that it cannot be linked to you. In that case we may use the data for any purpose including for example statistical analysis

We use your information in line with our Data Protection Policy and the policies and procedures that apply to our use of your information. All staff members are required to sign a statement to confirm their awareness and personal acceptance of the policy.

We do not give anyone else access to your information for their marketing or commercial purposes [without your specific permission.]

We will not share your personal information with anyone who claims to represent you unless we are satisfied that you have appointed them or they act in some recognised official capacity. There may be a delay to us dealing with requests whilst we confirm the caller’s identity, or check that we have your approval to deal with them.

Who else we may share your information with

We use a third party emailing service to send out the monthly Seventy-two newsletter to subscribers.

Confidential information

Where you have given us information expressly in confidence we will keep this information confidential. This means we will store it securely and not share it with other parties unless you have given us explicit permission to do so or there is a statutory duty or court order to disclose.

Your rights

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal information. However you will need to understand that we may be unable to provide our services to you if we are unable to record and process certain details. You can ask us to amend or correct your personal data.

You have the right to unsubscribe from the monthly Seventy-two newsletter at any time using the link at the bottom of each email or by contacting Alex Drew. 

Changes to our Privacy Statement

This Statement may change. We will display the current Statement on our website at

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement, the practices of our web site, or your dealings with the site, please contact us at:



Little Stoke Baptist Church


Bristol BS34 6JS

Tel: 0117 965 8828


Baptist Union of Great Britain

Bristol Baptist College

Central Baptist Association

East Midland Baptist Association

Eastern Baptist Association

Heart of England Baptist Association

London Baptist Association

North Western Baptist Association

Northern Baptist Association

Northern Baptist College

Regent’s Park College

South Eastern Baptist Association

South Wales Baptist College

South Wales Baptist Association

South West Baptist Association

Southern Counties Baptist Association

Spurgeon’s College

Yorkshire Baptist Association


BMS World Mission

Baptist Union of Scotland

Baptist Union of Wales

North Wales Baptist College

Retired Baptist Ministers Housing Society

Scottish Baptist College






  • Non-personal identification information
    We may collect non-personal identification information about you whenever you interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about your means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.


  • Web browser cookies
    For the normal day-to-day operation of our website we may set a number of cookies which are stored on your machine when browsing our website. Cookies are pieces of data (normally text files) that get stored on your computer’s hard drive. Our website may use these cookies to record your trends, enhance user functionality. At present these only apply to logged in users but this may change over time. Cookies currently in use are listed on page 7 of this document. Please note that cookies are not used to store any personal data relating to you as an individual. They are only used to store your trends so we are able to analyse which aspect of our website that you visit the most and work on ways to improve the parts that you don’t visit very often.


  • Cookie Law Opt-out

We understand if you want your data to be private and we don’t penalise any user for that decision. You are still, and always will be able to browse our website without being penalised for your decision (although some aspects of our website requires cookies to be set). If you have decided to stop our website from storing cookies on your machine we will have to set one which stops our ‘cookie notification’ script from being displayed.


  • Third party websites
    You may find other content on our Site that link to the sites and services of third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.


  • Your acceptance of these terms

By using our site, you signify your acceptance of this policy and terms of service. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.





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