Welcome to Hillsong.com. The website on which this Policy is hosted is owned and managed by Hillsong International Ltd as trustee for Hillsong International (“Hillsong”).
This Privacy Notice describes how Hillsong churches globally, including in the European Economic Area which includes the UK, EU and Norway (“EEA”) (altogether “Hillsong Churches”) and the church referred to at the foot of the Policy (“the Local Church”) and Hillsong collect, use, disclose, transfer, store, retain or otherwise process your information, whether provided through the website, or acquired directly by any other means, and will be dealt with in accordance with the Law.
By continuing to browse and use this website you are accepting the terms and conditions of use, which govern the Local Church and Hillsong’s relationship with you.
Whenever “We”, “Our” or “Us” is used in this Policy it is referring to your relationship with and an obligation or right, in both Hillsong and the Local Church.
“Data Controller” is the entity that determines the purpose for which personal data is collected and processed.
“Data Processor” is the entity processing personal data on behalf of the Data Controller
“Personal Data” is any information about a living individual, which allows them to be identified, such as a name, email or photograph and can identify them alone or in conjunction with other information.
DATA PROTECTION LAW
This policy explains how we comply with laws and regulations in our respective countries and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Privacy & Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 (“the PECR”) relating to electronic communications (jointly and severally, ”the Law”).
Hillsong has agreed with the Local Church that:
a. the Local Church will manage content on that part of the website dedicated to the Local Church where the policy is posted, for example, hillsong.com/london, and in particular, registration for events and online giving;
b. all Personal Data relating to persons resident in the EEA acquired from or relating to such persons accessing the website for any purpose including, without limitation:
i. making a donation;
ii. registering for any event;
iii. acquiring goods or services through this website;
will be dealt with in accordance with this Policy and the Law;
c. such information will be kept confidential and only be provided to third parties, who assist us, provide goods or services requested by such persons, or with their prior consent.
We will adhere to the Principles of Data Protection as detailed in GDPR. Your information will be:
a. processed lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner;
b. collected for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes and not further processed in a manner that is incompatible with those purposes;
c. adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary in relation to the purposes for which they are processed;
d. accurate and, where necessary, kept up to date;
e. kept in a form which permits identification of data subjects for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the personal data are processed;
f. processed in a manner that ensures appropriate security of the personal data, including protection against unauthorised or unlawful processing and against accidental loss, destruction or damage using appropriate technical or organisational measures.
DATA CONTROLLERS and DATA PROCESSORS
Although Hillsong and the Local Church are separate organisations, they work together and may need to share personal data so that each can carry out their responsibilities as churches, support the church community and provide products and services you request.
Whilst this Privacy Notice is posted on the website by Hillsong as a Data Controller, it is on the section of the website managed by the Local Church where the Local Church is also a Data Controller of personal data you provide.
If you provide personal data directly to the Local Church or through involvement at the Local Church, or to staff or volunteers, the Local Church is Data Controller responsible to comply with its legal obligations under GDPR. Where consented or permitted, this personal data is shared with Hillsong and Hillsong may either process such data on behalf of the Local Church, or as a joint Controller use for its own purposes.