1.1 Jesuits in Britain (Society of Jesus Trust of 1929 for Roman Catholic Purposes (the Province) is a registered charity in England and Wales no 230165 and in Scotland no 40490. Our registered address is Jesuit Provincial Offices, 114 Mount Street, London W1K 3AH. This Notice covers all the work of the Jesuits in Britain. In this Notice, references to 'we' and 'us' mean the British Province.
1.2 When you provide us with Personal Data in order to engage with us and/or benefit from our activities, we will keep a record of the Data you give to us in order to enable us to comply with the statutory obligations and to achieve our charitable objects.
1.3 For the purpose of the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/279 (GDPR), the Province through its Trustees will be a Data Controller in respect of your Personal Data. In some cases, the Province may be a joint Data Controller of your Personal Data (e.g. Data shared between the Province and another organisation for a particular purpose). Please be aware that our parishes and Works form part of the Province and are not separate legal entities. Parishes and Works are not Data Controllers but they may process Personal Data on behalf of the Province as a Data Processor.
1.4 Everyone has rights regarding how their Personal Data is handled by organisations. The Province is committed to ensuring that Personal Data is properly and securely managed in accordance with the relevant data protection laws, and believes this is an important part of achieving trust and confidence between the Province and those with whom it interacts. Please read this Notice to understand how we use and protect the information that you provide to us or that we obtain or hold about you, and to understand what are your rights are in relation to information that we hold. This Notice applies to information about living identifiable individuals only.
2.1 We may hold the following types of Personal Data from Staff, volunteers, supporters, prospective and current members of the Province:
2.1.1 name and contact details;
2.1.2 gender, age, date of birth, marital status and nationality;
2.1.3 information about your education, work history, professional qualifications;
2.1.4 information about your family and any dependants;
2.1.5 information about your current involvement in Province activities and events;
2.1.6 financial information and details of any donations you have made to us in the past;
2.1.7 information obtained as a result of any background checks on volunteers;
2.1.8 CCTV recordings, video streaming and photographs;
2.1.9 information we collect through your use of our website(s) such as IP addresses and other information collected using cookies; and
2.1.10 any other information which you choose to provide to us or that we are provided by others.
2.2 We may also hold Special Categories of Personal Data e.g. information about your religious beliefs, information about your health and wellbeing, information revealing racial or ethnic origins, information concerning your sexual orientation or in the case of background checks, information about criminal records or proceedings.
2.3 We may also receive Personal Data about you from third parties, for example, your family members, friends, other religious bodies, medical professionals, the police and other law enforcement bodies.
3.1 The Personal Data which we hold about you, whether it is collected directly from you or whether we receive it from a third party, may be processed in several ways, for example:
3.1.1 to communicate with you in relation to news about or activities/ events taking place in the Province and informing you of any changes in our activities;
3.1.2 to improve our activities and the way we communicate with you including our websites.
3.1.3 to carry out our pastoral and spiritual activities.
3.1.4 to process donations that you may make to us or other payments where necessary;
3.1.5 to administer, support, improve and develop the administration of the Province’s work and operations, and to keep the Province’s accounts and records up-to-date;
3.1.6 to Process applications from you, such as becoming a member of the Province/ Society, or for a role within the Province;
3.1.7 to help us to improve our fundraising and find potential sources of additional funds, by gathering information about our supporters and potential supporters, either information that they have shared themselves or that is publicly available from sources such as for example, Companies House, the Electoral Register, Who’s Who, company websites, published information, social networks such as LinkedIn, political and property registers, and news archives, which we use to help tailor our messages and requests. Through building relationships with supporters, we understand their ‘vocation’ in giving,
i.e. which aspects of our work, if any, they feel called to support; this makes our fundraising as effective and efficient as possible, which is something supporters tell us is very important to them. Supporters can ask us not to use their data in this way by emailing email@example.com or by calling 020 7499 0285;
3.1.8 for audit, statistical purposes;
3.1.9 to ensure we comply with our legal obligations (e.g. by providing information to the Charity Commission or HMRC or carrying out safeguarding activities);
3.1.10 in case of CCTV recordings, to prevent or detect crime, and to help create a safer environment for our staff, parishioners, Jesuits and visitors.
3.1.11 to livestream Masses and other church celebrations to assist those who cannot attend. These may be viewed via the internet anywhere in the world.
3.2 Any information gathered through cookies and similar technologies via the Province website or our other websites, is used to measure and analyse information on visits to the website, to tailor the website to make it better for visitors, and to improve technical performance. We will not use the data to identify you personally or to make any decisions about you.
4.1 We must have a lawful basis for Processing your information; this will vary according to the circumstances of how and why we have your information but typical examples include:
4.1.1 the activities which are within our legitimate interests in advancing and promoting the Roman Catholic religion, promoting charitable activities, religious vocations and to raise charitable funds.
4.1.2 you have given consent (which can be withdrawn at any time by contacting us using the details below) for us to process your information (e.g. to send you fundraising communications by email);
4.1.3 we are carrying out necessary steps in relation to a contract to which you are party or prior to your entering into a contract;
4.1.4 the Processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation (e.g. where we pass on information to a local authority for safeguarding or other reasons);
4.1.5 the Processing is necessary for carrying out a task in the public interest; or
4.1.6 to protect your vital interests (e.g. if you were unfortunate enough to fall ill or suffer an injury on our premises, then we may pass on information to the NHS for treatment purposes and to family members).
4.2 If we Process any Special Categories of Personal Data, we must have a further lawful basis for the processing. This may include:
4.2.1 where you have given us your explicit consent to do so (e.g. to cater for your medical or dietary needs when necessary);
4.2.2 where the Processing is necessary to protect your vital interests or someone else's vital interests (e.g. passing on information to the Police);
4.2.3 where the Processing is carried out in the course of our legitimate interests and work, as the Province working with and supporting our current members of the Province and partners in mission and the information is not shared outside the Province other with your consent.
4.2.4 you have made the information public;
4.2.5 where the Processing is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims;
4.2.6 where the Processing is necessary for carrying out the Province’s employment and social security obligations; or
4.2.7 the processing being necessary for reasons of substantial public interest (e.g. where steps are taken to prevent fraud or other dishonest activity); provided that the legal basis is proportionate to the aim pursued and provides for suitable and specific measures to safeguard your rights, or as part of our legitimate interests as the Province.
4.3 If we Process any Personal Data comprising criminal convictions or offences, we must also have a further lawful basis for the processing. This may include:
4.3.1 where the Province is exercising obligations or rights which are imposed or conferred by law on us or you in connection with employment, social security or social protection and the Province has an appropriate notice document in place (e.g. to undertake appropriate checks on individuals prior totaking up a role);
4.3.2 where it is necessary for the prevention or detection of an unlawful act (e.g. passing on information to the Police or other investigatory body);
4.3.3 where the Province is complying with or assisting others to comply with regulatory requirements relating to unlawful acts or dishonesty (e.g. passing on information to the Police or other investigatory body);
4.3.4 where it is carried out in the course of safeguarding children or other individuals at risk e.g. making a safeguarding disclosure;
4.3.5 where an individual has given their consent to the processing;
4.3.6 where the Province is establishing, exercising or defending legal claims (e.g. providing information to our insurers or lawyers in connection with legal proceedings);
4.3.7 where it is necessary to protect the vital interests of an individual (e.g. passing on informationto the Police); or
4.3.8 where it is carried out in the course of the Province's legitimate activities as a not-for-profit body with religious aims (e.g. carrying out religious and pastoral activities).
5.1 We will only use your Personal Data within the Province for the purposes for which it was obtained, unless you have explicitly agreed that we may share your Personal Data with another organisation or unless we are otherwise permitted or required to, under the Data Protection Rules or order of a Court or other competent regulatory body or as set out in this Notice.
5.2 We may share your information with other members of the Church seeking relief and any ecclesiastical body enjoying canonical jurisdiction or powers of governance as detailed in the Code of Canon law or the Apostolic Constitution Pastor Bonus.
5.3 We may share your information with government bodies for tax purposes or law enforcement agencies for the prevention and detection of crime.
5.4 Sometimes the Province contracts with third parties whom we ask to Process Personal Data on our behalf (e.g. IT consultants, fundraising research agencies, mailing houses for fundraising appeals). We require these third parties to legally sign a contract in order to comply strictly with our instructions and with GDPR.
5.5 We also may be required to share your Personal Data so that the Province can benefit from Gift Aid nominations you have made e.g. with HMRC.
5.6 We have in place administrative, technical and physical measures designed to guard against and minimise the risk of loss, misuse or unauthorised processing or disclosure of the Personal Data that we hold.
5.7 In the course of Processing your Personal Data, or disclosing it to the recipients referred to above, we may transfer it to countries which are outside the European Economic Area (EEA), some of which may not have laws which provide the same level of protection to your Personal Data as laws inside the EEA. In such cases we will take steps to ensure that the transfers comply with the GDPR and that your Personal Data is appropriately protected.
6.1 We will endeavour to keep Personal Data for as long as is necessary for our purposes or as required by law and to delete it when it is no longer so.
7.1 You have rights in respect of the Personal Data you provide to us. In particular:
7.1.1 the right to request a copy of some or all of the Personal Data that we hold about you (including, in some cases in a commonly used, machine readable, format so that it can be transferred to other Data Controllers). We do not make a charge for this service and this can be made by any media though we prefer an email request so we can respond quickly;
7.1.2 if we Process your Personal Data on the basis that we have your consent, the right to withdraw that consent;
7.1.3 the right to ask that any inaccuracies in your Personal Data are corrected;
7.1.4 the right to have us restrict the Processing of all or part of your Personal Data;
7.1.5 the right to ask that we delete your Personal Data where there is no compelling reason for us to continue to Process it;
7.1.6 the right to object to us Processing your Personal Data for direct marketing purposes; and
7.1.7 the right not to be subject to legal or other significant decisions being taken about you on the basis of an automated process (i.e. without human intervention).
7.2 Please note that the above rights may be limited in some situations – for example, where we can demonstrate that we have a legal requirement to Process your Personal Data. Also, we may need you to provide us with proof of identity for verification and data security purposes before you can exercise your rights.
7.3 In requesting a copy of all or some of your Personal Data that we hold about you, we will explain the application of any exemptions relied upon e.g. the exemption to provide third party data and provide the other supplementary information you are entitled to as part of this request.
7.4 Rights may only be exercised by the individual whose information is being held by the Province or with that individual's express permission.
8.1 We may make changes to this Notice from time to time as our organisational practices and/or applicable laws change. We will not make any use of your personal information that is inconsistent with the original purpose(s) for which it was collected or obtained (if we intend to do so, we will notify you in advance wherever possible) or otherwise than is permitted by data protection laws.
9.1 If you have any questions, require further information about how we protect your Personal Data, if you wish to exercise any of the above rights or make a complaint about the use of your information, please contact Data Protection Officer, firstname.lastname@example.org Tel. 020 7499 0285 or by post to Jesuit Provincial Offices, 114 Mount Street, London W1K 3AH
9.2 We will endeavour to provide you with the answers to your questions about the way in which we process your Personal Data. However, if you have unresolved concerns you also have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner (‘ICO’) (www.ico.org.uk).
10.1 Cookies, also known as browsers or tracking cookies, are small text files that are added to your computer when you visit a website. They help websites to perform certain functions e.g. to know who you are if you log into a restricted part of a website, for shopping carts, and for tracking purposes.
10.2 The Province uses the following cookies:
10.2.1 Google analytics. We use Google analytics cookies on the website for tracking purposes. The cookies allow us to understand general traffic to our website for example number of visitors and length of time on site. This process does collect data, but in an anonymous form, to help us make improvements, develop the website and enhance the user experience.
10.2.2 Privacy preferences. We use a tracking cookie, which is added to your computer, to remember your cookie preferences i.e. if you have allowed or disallowed them.
10.2.3 IT provider. We use the services of an IT company for technical support for our website, and that company will have access to information gathered through the website.
11.1 If you would like to opt-in or opt-out of using cookies then you should be able to do so using your browser. You can review your cookie settings at any time.
11.2 Please note that you cannot opt-out of the deployment of cookies that are necessary for delivery of our website or services to visitors.
"Data Controller" (TRCP) means a person, organisation or body that determines the purposes for which, and the manner in which, any Personal Data is processed. A Data Controller is responsible forcomplying with the data protection laws including the GDPR and establishing practices and policies inline with them.
"Data Processor" means any person, organisation or body that Processes personal data on behalf of and on the instruction of the Province. Data Processors have a duty to protect the information they process by following data protection laws.
"Data Subject" means a living individual about whom the Province processes Personal Data and who can be identified from the Personal Data. A Data Subject need not be a UK national or resident.
All Data Subjects have legal rights in relation to their Personal Data and the information that the Province holds about them.
"Personal Data" means any information relating to a living individual who can be identified from that information or in conjunction with other information which is in, or is likely to come into, the Province’s possession. Personal Data can be factual (such as a name, address or date of birth) or it can be an opinion (e.g. a performance appraisal). It can even include a simple email address or photographs where the individuals can be identified. A mere mention of someone's name in a document does not necessarily constitute Personal Data, but personal details such as someone's contact details or salary (if it enabled an individual to be identified) would fall within the definition.
"Processing" means any activity that involves use of Personal Data. It includes obtaining, recording or holding the information or carrying out any operation or set of operations on it, including organising, amending, retrieving, using, disclosing, erasing or destroying it. Processing also includes transferring or disclosing Personal Data to third parties.
"Special Categories of Personal Data" (previously called sensitive personal data) means information about a person’s racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or similar beliefs, trade union membership, physical or mental health or condition or sexuality. It also includes genetic and biometric data. Special Categories of Personal Data can only be processed under strict conditions and such processing will usually, although not always, require the explicit consent of the Data Subject.
During these unprecedented times, we have a legal duty to protect and promote the welfare of our members, staff and other persons with whom we interact.
If an individual informs us that they have tested positive for COVID-19 or have symptoms of the virus we will notify you if you had been present with that individual at one of our events, so that you can take the necessary steps to protect yourself, your families and those who you have come into contact with.
In this situation we will not seek your consent to share your data with the health authorities as there is a Public Interest for us to do so. Your contact details will only be shared with the Health Authorities if required and within the Province. We will keep a record of what information has been shared.
For the processing to which this Notice relates, we collect the following information:
personal information – your name, email address, mobile or landline number special category personal information – such as information about virus symptoms.
How do we collect information about you?
Information is collected from others who have booked to attend any event or from any existing Province database. Identified individuals may provide details of other people they have had contact with, who may in turn be asked for details of others they have had contact with.
How will your information be used?
Your information will be used to contact you and persons who you have stated you have had contact with.
The legal basis for using your information
The legal basis for which we use your information is that it is of substantial public interest and to protect public health.
Who will your information be shared with?
We sometimes need to share your information within the Province or with Health Authorities. We will only share your information when necessary and when the law allows us to, and we will only share the minimum information we need to. The Province will never sell your information to anyone else.
How long will we keep your information?
We will keep your information for a maximum of one month after the date of the event that you attended.