1. Introduction


This privacy policy sets out how The Deanery of Huyton uses and protects any information that you give The Deanery of Huyton when you use our website or supply information to participate in a deanery event, in accordance with UK law The Deanery of Huyton is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. The Deanery of Huyton may change and update this policy from time to time by updating this page. The latest version of this policy will be available on


2. What We Collect


We may collect the following information:  name  contact information including email address  other information relevant to the occasion eg godparents or sponsor information


3. What We Do With The Information We Gather


We require this information by canon law and some of it, for example your name, and date of baptism or confirmation etc may be entered into local parish registers  Internal record keeping.  We may use the information to keep in touch with you, for example, on an anniversary  To give you information about other deanery events  We will store it securely and safely for future, legitimate inspection by a member of the public (for example, someone researching family history)


4. Security We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online, and all paper copies of information we manage, particularly parochial registers will be stored safely either on site or in the designated local authority respository.


5. How We Use Cookies


A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website. Huytondeanery does not specifically use or implement its own cookies but our web hosting may do. For further information please visit 


6. Links To Other Websites


Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.


7. Controlling Your Personal Information


You can request the full and immediate deletion of any information we may store about you at any time. Please contact our data controller. All deanery electronic subscriptions and mailouts are GDPR compliant and allow you to take control of your own data including checking what is stored, the ability to immediately end a subscription etc We distribute or share your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.


8. Spam Protection


We use a third party service called Mailchimp for all email communications other than direct and personal emails. Our website is hosted by Ionos and has software embedded to prevent data capture and targeting by spam bots. For further information visit or 9. Data Controller Currently the Data Controller for Huyton Deanery is Rev Canon Malcolm Rogers, Area Dean (correct at 1st January 2022)


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