Data Privacy Notice

  1. Your personal data – what is it?
  2. 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 Swiss Law and the General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”).

  3. Who are we?
  4. The Council of All Saints Church, Vevey, is the data controller (contact details at the end of this document).  This means it decides how your personal data is processed and for what purposes.

  5. How do we process your personal data?
  6. The Council of All Saints Church, Vevey, 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 for the following purposes:

    • To inform you of news, events, activities and services running at the All Saints Church Vevey
    • To administer membership records
    • To fundraise and promote the interests of the church
    • To manage our employees and volunteers
    • To maintain our own accounts and records
    • For members of the clergy to provide pastoral care to church members

  7. What is the legal basis for processing your personal data?
    • Explicit consent of the data subject so that we can keep you informed about news, events, activities and services, process your donations, and keep you informed about diocesan events.
    • Processing is necessary for carrying out obligations under employment, social security or social protection law, or a collective agreement.
    • Processing is carried out by a not-for-profit body with a political, philosophical, religious or trade union aim provided:
      • the processing relates only to members or former members (or those who have regular contact with it in connection with those purposes); and
      • there is no disclosure to a third party without consent.

  8. Do we share your personal data?
  9. Your personal data will be treated as strictly confidential and will only be shared with other members of the church in order to carry out a service to other church members or for purposes connected with the church.

    We only share your data with third parties outside of the church where they perform a function on behalf of the church (such as sending emails). These third parties may only use your information to perform these functions and may not use it for any other purpose. 

    Your personal data will not be passed to third parties for marketing purposes.

  10. How long do we keep your personal data?
  11. We keep data in accordance with the guidance set out in the guide “Keep or Bin: Care of Your Parish Records” which is available from the Church of England website.

    Specifically, we retain electoral roll data while it is still current; and chaplaincy registers (baptisms, marriages, funerals) permanently.

  12. Your rights and your personal data
  13. 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 All Saints Church, Vevey, holds about you.
    • The right to request that the Council of All Saints Church, Vevey corrects 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 the Council of All Saints Church, Vevey to retain such data.
    • The right to withdraw your consent to the processing at any time.
    • The right, where there is a dispute in relation to the accuracy or processing of your personal data, to request that a restriction is placed on further processing.

  14. Further processing
  15. 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.

  16. Contact Details
  17. To exercise all relevant rights, queries or complaints please in the first instance contact the Church Council Secretary / Church Administrator at or 021 922 94 57

    All Saints Church Office

    Avenue de la Prairie 40, 1800 Vevey, Switzerland