Who we are
The Schools Christian Worker Project is a registered charity that was set up in 1998, to provide support to schools in all activities and matters relating to the Christian faith. We are an organisation that is affiliated to Scripture Union UK, and we enjoy the support and backing of ‘Churches Together in Oswestry District’ and ‘Churches Together in Ellesmere’.
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Who we share your data with
If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.
Most of the personal information we process is provided to us directly by you for one of the following reasons:
You have requested to be on an SCWP contact list and/or donated to support our work.
You have been in contact with us or we have contacted you about a school, church or other visit/activity.
You provide SCWP with a service or requested a service from us.
We use the information that you have given us in order to keep you informed about the work of SCWP, record your giving and claim gift aid if appropriate, thank you or arrange SCWP work.
We collect and process any or all of the following information as relevant: Your name, address, email, website, phone number, school or other place of work, bank details.
Your information may be accessed by Our Schools Worker, a member of the Board of Trustees or our Prayer Meeting co-ordinator.
We keep your information for the duration of our interaction. We will then dispose your information by shredding or deletion as appropriate.
Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we do not pass on any of this information except with your specific permission or if required to do so by law.
How long we retain your data.
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
How to complain
If you have any concerns about our use of your personal information, please ask for clarification or make a complaint firstly to Chair of Schools Christian Worker Project c/o the Christian Bookshop address above, alternatively contact Scripture Union (01908856000), or
Information Commissioner’s Office
Helpline number: 0303 123 1113 ICO website: https://www.ico.org.uk