Preston and Abbey Community Trust respects the privacy of every individual who visits this website. If you provide us with contact details, for example by filling in the contact form, we will not use the information for any other purpose, nor will we disclose it to any third party.

Data Privacy Notice

Personal data relates to a living individual who can be identified from that data. Identification can be by the information alone or in conjunction with any other information in the data controller’s possession or likely to come into such possession. The processing of personal data is governed by the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (the GDPR)

Preston and Abbey Community Trust is the data controller. This means it decides how your personal data is processed and for what purposes.

How do we process your personal data?

Preston and Abbey Community Trust complies with its obligations under [the GDPR] by

  • keeping personal data up to date
  • by storing and destroying it securely; by not collecting or retaining excessive amounts of data
  • by protecting personal data from loss, misuse, unauthorised access and disclosure and by ensuring that appropriate technical measures are in place to protect personal data.

We use your personal data to:

  • administer membership records
  • manage our employees and volunteers
  • maintain our own accounts and records.
  • operate our website
  • inform individuals of our news, events and activities.

Sharing your personal data

Your personal data will be treated as strictly confidential, and will be shared only with other
organisations to comply with a legitimate interest or a legal obligation i.e OSCR or funders.

How long do we keep your personal data?

We keep your personal data for no longer than reasonably necessary but for a period of 6 years in
order to comply with our Constitution and funding obligations.

Your rights and your personal data

Unless subject to an exemption [under the GDPR], you have the following rights with respect to your
personal data: –

The right to request a copy of your personal data which we hold about you;
The right to request that we correct any personal data if it is found to be
inaccurate or out of date;
The right to request your personal data is erased where it is no longer necessary for us  to retain such data;
The right to withdraw your consent to the processing at any time
The right to request that the data controller provide the data subject with his/her personal
data and where possible, to transmit that data directly to another data controller, known as
the right to data portability, (where applicable)
The right, where there is a dispute in relation to the accuracy or processing of your personal
data, to request a restriction is placed on further processing;
The right to object to the processing of personal data, (where applicable)
The right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioners Office.

Further processing

If we wish to use your personal data for a new purpose, not covered by this Data Protection Notice,
then we will provide you with a new notice explaining this new use prior to commencing the
processing and setting out the relevant purposes and processing conditions.

Where and whenever necessary, we will seek your prior consent to the new processing.

To exercise all relevant rights, queries of complaints please in the first instance, contact us at:
hello@pactrust.org.uk