Privacy Policy | Ellel Ministries UK
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Privacy Policy

Website Privacy Policy

The Christian Trust
Operating as Ellel Ministries International

  1. Data Protection
    We comply with the principles of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) when dealing with all data received from customers or visitors to our website.
  2. Our Services
    We only hold the data necessary to offer services provided on our website. We do not ask for or use more data than necessary to provide you with a proper service. This means we only process and hold data related to purchases and subsequent support related to those purchases, in accordance with Article 6(1)(b) of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Any processing of your data is only done to provide or perform the services or products you have purchased.
  3. Data Protection Register
    Data is only used for the purposes described in our entry on the Data Protection Register.
  4. Required Period
    We only hold personal data for as long as necessary. Once data is no longer needed we delete it.
  5. Card & Payment Processing Data
    We use third-party payment providers to handle card and payment processing data securely. We never see or store any card or payment information. In accordance with Article 6(1)(b) of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) any other data is only used to process your purchase securely. In accordance with Article 6(1)(c) of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we need to retain data related to all purchases to fulfil our existing legal obligations to account for tax and VAT on all transactions.
  6. Backup & Data Storage
    For administrative reasons, customer data and email subscription data may be passed to and stored securely with third party service providers located outside the EEA (European Economic Area). This is done to backup and preserve your data where it is needed to carry on offering a service to you.
  7. Customer Requests
    As a customer, you can at any time (and free of charge) request details of the data we hold relating to you - and you can also request any such data is amended or deleted. Please note that if you request deletion of your data, this may prevent us from offering any further support relating to your previous purchases.
  8. Email Updates
    We regularly email website news and information updates to those customers who have specifically subscribed to our email service. All subscription emails sent by us contain clear information on how to unsubscribe from our email service. Our email service is an opt-in service only; with your prior consent required in accordance with Article 6(1)(a) of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This means to subscribe you must enter your details into the email subscription page and submit them to us.
  9. Our Promise
    We never sell rent or exchange mailing lists.
  10. 10. Data Sharing With Partners
    We do not share commercial or technical data with our partners unless we have specifically sought and obtained your prior approval. Where we request such approval, we will always fully disclose how your data is used.

    Please note that even when we have your specific consent, we only share data with partners that operate their own privacy policy in full accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
  11. Spam
    In accordance with the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003, we never send bulk unsolicited emails, (popularly known as Spam) to email addresses.
  12. Product Updates
    We may send emails to existing customers or prospective customers who have enquired or registered with us, regarding products or services directly provided by us.
  13. Email Content
    All emails sent by us will be clearly marked as originating from us. All such emails will also include clear instructions on how to unsubscribe from our email service and any future emails. Such instructions will either include a link to a page to unsubscribe or a valid email address to which you should reply, with “unsubscribe” as the email subject heading.
  14. Cookies
    Our website uses "cookies" to track use and allow customers to purchase from our website. Please note that these cookies do not contain or pass any personal, confidential or financial information or any other information that could be used to identify individual visitors or customers purchasing from our website. Please note that you are free to refuse cookies. However, for purely technical reasons this may prevent you from purchasing from our website. This is because anonymous cookies are commonly used to keep track of the contents of customers’ shopping baskets or trolleys during the checkout process. This facility ensures that the items added to (or removed from) your basket are accurately stated when you go to pay.
  15. Course Bookings and Applications made by Post
    Where you make a course booking or application by post, we do not ask for or use more data than necessary to provide you with a proper service. This means we only process and hold data related to your booking, in accordance with Article 6(1)(b) of the General Data Protection Regulations to provide or perform the services or products you have purchased. Your data maybe stored electronically on our database, but we will not use this for mailing purposes without opt in consent in accordance with Article 6(1)(a) of the General Data Protection Regulations.
  16. Postal Mailings
    Where you make a course booking or application for a healing retreat by post, we would like to be able to keep you informed with news and other information updates that may be of interest to you. However, we will only do this with your prior opt in consent in accordance with Article 6(1)(a) of the General Data Protection Regulations. This means to subscribe you must complete the consent form which accompanies your healing retreat or course booking form. You can unsubscribe at any time by letting us know.
  17. Contact Us
    If you have any questions relating to our Privacy Policy, please email us at hello@ellel.org.

This policy was last updated on 28 June 2018.
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