Aberdeen Christian Fellowship will be what’s known as the ‘Controller’ of the personal data you provide to us. We only collect basic personal data about you which may however include name, address, email and phone number as well as some information which tells us whether you opened an email or clicked on a link within emails we send you.

Why we need your data
We need to know your basic personal data in order to provide you with on-going information about the church.  We will not collect any personal data from you we do not need in order to provide and oversee this service to you. This information is not shared with third parties and you can unsubscribe at any time via phone or email, or by clicking the unsubscribe link in any marketing email we send you.

What we do with your data
All the personal data we process is processed by our staff and trustees in the UK.  No 3rd parties have access to your personal data unless the law allows them to do so.

How long we keep your data
Your information we use for marketing purposes will be kept with us until you notify us that you no longer wish to receive this information. After you inform us that you don’t wish to hear from us again we may retain the minimum amount of information which we need to ensure that you don’t get included in future campaigns – for example we may retain your email address to allow effective cross checking. If you feel that the information we process on you is incorrect you can request to see this information and have it corrected or deleted. If you wish to raise a complaint on how we have handled your personal data, you can contact us to have the matter investigated by calling or emailing If you are not satisfied with our response or believe we are processing your personal data not in accordance with the law you can complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office

Legitimate Interest
We have undertaken a Legitimate Interest Assessment as required by the Information Commissioner’s Office. On the basis of our assessment we are confident in relying on legitimate interest as a justification for our processing of personal data. Our Legitimate Interests are summarised here:

1) Aberdeen Christian Fellowship need to use personal data for the purposes detailed in our privacy policy – we believe that we have a legitimate right to use data to meet our legal obligations.
2) We also want to make our contacts aware of the services, groups, and events we run.
3) We also have a legitimate interest in disclosing information about possible criminal acts or security threats to the authorities.