Privacy Policy

Website Privacy Policy: Contact details The Rock Community Church (Guernsey registered charity number: CH210) King’s Church Properties Limited (Guernsey limited company number: 26132) (together the “Church”). Registered Office Address: King’s Centre, New Road, St Sampson, Guernsey, GY2 4QE Email:

Key details

This privacy policy describes how the Church protects and makes use of the information you give us when you use our websites and online web applications (“Online Services”), including, but not limited to the Church’s public-facing website, currently If you are asked to provide information when using the above mentioned Online Services, it will only be used in the ways described in this privacy policy. This policy is updated from time to time. The latest version is published on this page. This policy was updated on: 30 September 2021 If you have any questions about this policy, please email us on the contact details shown above.


We gather and use certain information about individuals in order to provide products and services and to enable certain functions on our Online Services. We also collect information to better understand how visitors use our Online Services and to present timely, relevant information to them.

What data we gather

If you choose to sign up to ‘Churchsuite’, our online web portal, we may collect the following information: Your name. Contact information including email address, telephone numbers, address information. Information on your marital status. If applicable: Information on financial information given to the Church. If applicable: Your child’s name. Your child’s address and contact details, including email address and telephone numbers. Your child’s date of birth. Allergy and medical conditions information about your child. Anonymised attendance data for events and services hosted by the Church. Attendance information for events and services hosted by the Church or other related organisations. Demographic information, such as postcode, preferences and interests. Usage data of our Online Services. Other information relevant to your relationship with the Church.

How we use this data

Collecting this data helps us understand what you are looking from us, enabling us to deliver improved products and services. Specifically, we may use data: For our own internal records. To provide a members’ contact directory to other registered users of the Online Services. To remind you about events or rotas you have chosen to sign up to. To improve the services we provide. To contact you in response to a specific enquiry. To customise the Online Services for you. To send you promotional emails about products, services, events, offers and other things we think might be relevant to you. To send you promotional mailings or to call you about products, services, events, offers and other things we think might be relevant to you. To contact you via email, SMS, telephone or mail for pastoral or operational reasons. For the purposes of safeguarding children who attend The Rock. Details of your child may be shared with other services in line with The Rock’s safeguarding policy if there are any safeguarding concerns.

Controlling information about you

Any personal information we hold about you is stored and processed under our data protection policy, in line with the Guernsey Data Protection Law 2001, as amended. If you change your mind you can notify us by writing to us using the contact information shown at the beginning of this document. We will never lease, distribute or sell your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or the law requires us to.


We will always hold your information securely. To prevent unauthorised disclosure or access to your information, we have implemented strong physical and electronic security safeguards. We will endeavour to use IT systems with servers located in Guernsey or the European Union for Online Services. Where other IT systems are used (such as cloud based office suites, file storage and other applications delivered by Microsoft, Apple and Google) with servers outside Guernsey or the European Union, we will ensure that the contracts in place with these providers are compliant with applicable data protection laws. We also follow procedures to ensure we work with all personal data in line with the Guernsey Data Protection Law 2001, as amended.

Cookies and how we use them

What is a cookie? A cookie is a small file placed on your computer’s hard drive. It enables our Online Services to identify your computer as you view different parts of our Online Services. Cookies allow websites and applications to store your preferences in order to present content, options or functions that are specific to you. They also enable us to see information like how many people use the Online Services and what pages they tend to visit.

How we use cookies

We may use cookies to: Analyse our web traffic using an analytics package. Aggregated usage data helps us improve the Online Services structure, design, content and functions. Identify whether you are signed in to our Online Services. A cookie allows us to check whether you are signed in to the site. Test content on our Online Services. For example, 50% of our users might see one piece of content, the other 50% a different piece of content. Store information about your preferences. The Online Services can then present you with information you will find more relevant and interesting. To recognise when you return to our Online Services. We may show you relevant content, or provide functionality you used previously. Cookies do not provide us with access to your computer or any information about you, other than that which you choose to share with us.

Controlling cookies

You can use your web browser’s cookie settings to determine how our Online Services uses cookies. If you do not want our Online Services to store cookies on your computer or device, you should set your web browser to refuse cookies. However, please note that doing this may affect how our Online Services function. Some pages and services may become unavailable to you. Unless you have changed your browser to refuse cookies, our Online Services will issue cookies when you visit them. To learn more about cookies and how they are used, visit All About Cookies.

Links from our site

Our Online Services may contain links to other websites. Please note that we have no control of websites outside the domain. If you provide information to a website to which we link, we are not responsible for its protection and privacy. Always be wary when submitting data to websites. Read the site’s data protection and privacy policies fully.

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New to Guernsey or want to ask a question about anything that goes on at The Rock Community Church? Get in touch, we will be happy to help!

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New to Guernsey or want to ask a question about anything that goes on at The Rock Community Church? Get in touch, we will be happy to help!