St. John the Evangelist, Hollington, with St. Peter & St. Paul, Hastings.


In this section, “we” refers to St John the Evangelist, and “you” refers to any person who uses our website.

We are committed to protecting and respecting the privacy of our clients and web site users. Our aim is to build a relationship of trust.

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is St John the Evangelist 94 Lower Glen Rd, St Leonards on Sea, East Sussex.

Data Protection and Privacy

We may collect and process the following information about you:
• non-personal information, such as your IP addresses, the pages you accessed, the time and date of access and any files downloaded. Doing this allows us to find out how many people use our site, how many visit frequently and which pages are used most often. We cannot tell from this information who or where you are.
• personal information provided by you, such as your name, address, telephone number, email address and date of birth (if appropriate). We will ask for this information only if appropriate, for example for activities such as (and not restricted to) newsletter distribution, feedback and donations. Please be aware that if you decide not to provide such personal information we may not be able to provide you with some of our information and/or services.
• If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
• We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them.
We use cookies; please see cookie policy for further information.

We will take appropriate measures to prevent the unauthorised use or processing, or the loss or destruction of, any personal data provided to us. Information provided or held about our website users may be used by us subject to and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 to assist in the provision of our services, to help us comply with legal obligations, detect fraud or loss or criminal activity and to keep supporters and users informed about other services and products provided by us and selected third parties. Use of our site includes your consent to our retaining and processing data about you.

If you prefer not to receive such information please write to us so that we can update our records accordingly.

Where We Store Your Personal Data

Information we collect from you may be transferred by us to our professional advisers and to other reputable third party organisations as referred to in this Policy and these may be situated outside the European Economic Area.
The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the “EEA”. It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. Such staff maybe engaged in, among other things, the fulfilment and processing of your requests and the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.
Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk.
Requests for Data

You can write to us for a copy of your personal data held by us (as defined by the Data Protection Act 1998) upon payment of a fee. If any such data is incorrect you may request rectification.


We reserve the right to appoint auditors who may conduct audit checks on our systems from time to time. In such circumstance, the auditors will have both physical and on-line access to data in the course of their audits. They will be required to maintain confidentiality in relation to the data we hold.


If you are under 18, please:
• obtain your parent or guardian’s permission before you provide your personal information to us or seek to use our services; and
• inform an adult before you use our site to obtain information about fundraising, campaigning or supporting our work.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and drawn to your attention on our homepage.