Saturday, 20 July 2024

Privacy Notice of the Moravian Church (British Province)

Privacy Notice

We are the British Province of the Unitas Fratrum (Moravian Church), a charitable incorporated organisation registered in England and Wales under charity number 251211, and our company number is 00133708. Our full address is: Moravian Church House, 5 Muswell Hill, London N10 3TJ. We can also be contacted by:

• telephone at: 020 8883 3409
• email:

We collect data necessary for the Moravian Church in the British Province to pursue its stated charitable objectives and for the effective running of the Moravian Church through its staff, trustees and volunteers.

The Moravian Church is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected and that any personal data you provide us is kept safe. For the purposes of data protection law, we act as the ‘controller’ of the personal data that we collect and hold about you and are therefore responsible for.

This Privacy Notice explains how we deal with your personal data obtained through the use of our website, your privacy and other rights you have when you use this site or supply information to us.

What data do we collect?

When using our website, we may collect the following information about you when you fill in forms on our website and when you communicate with us to provide you with a better service:

• Name
• Contact information including email address
• Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
• Other information relevant to customer surveys.

It is important that the personal data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please do let us know if your personal data changes.

We also automatically collect technical data about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns. We may collect this personal data by using cookies, server logs and other similar technologies.

How do we collect your data?

You directly provide the Moravian Church with most of the data we collect. We collect data and process data when you:

• Complete a survey or form or provide feedback via email
• Use or view our website via your browser’s cookies.

We will ensure that all personal information supplied is held in accordance with EU General Data Protection Regulation and UK Data Protection legislation.

How we will use your data?

The Moravian Church collects data so that we can:

• Manage your account
• Keep our website secure
• Use for internal record keeping
• Comply with a legal or regulatory obligation.

We will only use your personal data when the law allows us to and will not use this personal data for other purposes without asking your permission. We will not keep this information for longer than necessary. We will never sell, distribute or lease your data to third parties unless we are required by law to do so. We will not use third parties to process your data without taking reasonable steps to ensure they comply with UK Data Protection legislation and EU General Data Protection Regulation.

How do we store your data?

The Moravian Church securely stores all your personal information covered by this policy in the UK subject to appropriate security measures and is protected against misuse.

The Moravian Church will keep your data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.

What are your data protection rights?

The Moravian Church would like to make sure you are aware of your data protection rights, which include:

• The right to access your personal data and to obtain certain information about it
• The right to rectify the data if it is inaccurate
• The right to have that data erased in some circumstances
• The right to object to our handling of the data, under certain conditions
• The right to restrict the handling of your data, under certain conditions.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, or would like to exercise any of your rights or obtain further information about them please contact us in the first instance:

By email to:
Call us at: 020 8883 3409.
Or write to us at: Moravian Church House, 5 Muswell Hill, London N10 3TJ.

You have a right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Officer (ICO) about the way in which we collect and handle your personal data. Complaints to the ICO can be made on the ICO’s website We would, however, appreciate the chance to deal with your concerns before you approach the ICO so please contact us in the first instance.

What are cookies?

Like most other websites, our website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files placed on your computer to collect various types of information about your visit to a website. Although cookies do not normally contain information about you personally they can record information about how you browse the internet.

When you visit our website, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology. In common with most websites, this one will detect your IP address and some other details such as the type of browser you are using. This enables us to present pages in a suitable form for your device. We may also log which pages you visit for statistical purposes but will not gather any information that would identify you personally.

For further information about cookies, visit

How do we use cookies?

The Moravian Church uses cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website, including:

• Understanding how you use our website and to improve your experience of it
• Record whether your browser has JavaScript enabled, which allows the web server to present pages appropriately
• Keeping you signed in
• Temporarily record when authorised administrators or editors have logged in
• For statistical analysis.

We do not use cookies to gather information or to track your browsing outside this website.

What type of cookies do we use?

We use Google Analytics to monitor and analyse how our site is working, which areas are most popular and a number of quality indicators. Google Analytics generates anonymous statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users' computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store this information. Google's privacy policy is available at:

Additional cookies may sometimes be set by third-party services used through the Moravian Church website. These include but are not necessarily limited to Google, Twitter, YouTube and Facebook.

None of the cookies above contain any personal data or information that could be used to identify you personally.

How to manage cookies

You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and the website at tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, by restricting or disabling cookies it may impair the functions of parts of our website.

Links to other websites

The Moravian Church website may refer or contain links to other websites. Our privacy notice applies only to our website, so we are not responsible for these third-party websites or the information which they might collect. Therefore, if you click the link to another website, you should read their privacy notice.

Changes to this Privacy Notice

The Moravian Church will review and update this notice in line with best practice and changes in legislation. We will place any updates to this notice on this web page or under the ‘Privacy’ link on our website. This privacy notice was last updated on 12 October 2020.

How to Contact us

If you have any queries about the Moravian Church’s privacy notice, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Email us at:
Call us at: 020 8883 3409.

You can contact the Information Commissioners Office on 0303 123 1113 or via email through their website at or by post at the Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire. SK9 5AF.

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During this period we shall be regularly uploading videos of services on our facebook page.

Church House is the Headquarters of the Moravian Church in the British Province and is located in London at:
Moravian Church House, 

5 Muswell Hill, 
N10 3TJ


020 8883 3409

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