Privacy Policy

The Church of Ireland & Methodist Chaplaincy takes the preservation of your privacy seriously, and we are committed to letting you know how we use your personal information and to making only responsible use of your data.

References to “we”, “us”, “you” or “our” in this Privacy Policy are references to the Church of Ireland & Methodist Chaplaincy, a charity registered with HMRC, Ref. No. XR42126.


1. Information about you

1.1   We will collect personal information from you when you or your organisation contact us to enquire about our activities, or enter information through a form on our website (e.g. for residency application or to apply for a job). This may include your name, title, email address, physical address, email address, and telephone numbers.  We may also ask for some additional, non-personal information. If part of an application form, there may be further data gather in the form of answers to questions, such as employment history, or information on your next of kin.


2. Our use of this information

2.1   Your personal information will only be used to process your requests, to provide you with our services, and to provide you with information relating to our services and all other services which we think you may be interested in. 

2.2   We do not share your information with partner organisations unless expressly stated during the data collection (for example, if applying for an outreach team run in conjunction with another charity).


3. Security

3.1   We will take reasonable precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of information you give us.

3.2   Communications in connection with this service may be sent by e-mail. For ease of use and compatibility, communications (other than payments where applicable) will not be sent in an encrypted form unless you require it and provide the certification to enable us to communicate with you in that way. E-mail unless encrypted is not a fully secure means of communication. Whilst we endeavour to keep our systems and communications protected against viruses and other harmful effects we cannot bear responsibility for all communications being virus-free.


4. Cookies

4.1   If cookies are used they will only be used to assist the purposes set out in this privacy policy, but cookies will not be used if we do not consider them to be necessary.


5. Other information

5.1   If you would like us to correct or update any information, or if you would like information deleted from our records, then please email us at info

5.2   This privacy policy may be updated from time to time, so please check it periodically.

5.3   Links within our sites to other websites are not covered by this privacy policy.