Privacy Notice


Parish of Postlebury


We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors and everyone who interacts with PCC of Postlebury and the Parish of Postlebury. This privacy policy sets out how we will treat your personal information.

What information do you collect?

On our website we may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:

(a) Information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website. We use Google Analytics for this purpose.

(b) Information that you provide to us when using our website or for the purpose of subscribing to our email newsletters (including your name and email address).

(c) Information contained in or relating to any communications that you send to us or send through our website. (d) Any other personal information that you choose to send to us.

Please note: before you disclose to us the personal information of another person, you must obtain that person’s consent to both the disclosure and the processing of that personal information in accordance with the terms of this policy.

How do you use personal information?

We will use your personal information to administer our website and operations and enable your use of the services available on our website. We will not, without your express consent, supply your personal information to any third party other than the Frome Deanery and the Diocese of Bath and Wells for the purpose of their or any other third party’s direct marketing. On our website there are a number of ways you can explicitly give us information:

Contact us

We have a Contact form on our website so that you can send us direct messages. We will use the information you supply to respond to your communication.


If you make a donation to Parish of Postlebury or to any of the Restricted Funds in the Parish such as the Friends of Marston Church via our Donate page you will make your payment using one of the intermediary financial services which we subscribe too. Each service will normally send us details of your donation and in the case of PayPal your email address. We will use your email address to thank you for your donation. The email we send you will include an invitation to subscribe to our newsletter.


You can subscribe directly to our newsletter via the communications section of the website. You will be added to our newsletter subscription list and receive no more than one newsletter per month. You can unsubscribe at any time by emailing

How do you handle debit and credit cards?

We don’t! All our website financial transactions are handled through our payment services providers. We will share information with them only to the extent necessary for the purposes of processing payments you make via our website, refunding such payments and dealing with complaints and queries relating to such payments and refunds.

Do you disclose personal information?

We will only disclose your personal information to our employees, officers, insurers, professional advisers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors when it is necessary to do so for the purposes set out in this policy.

We may disclose, however, your personal information:

(a) to the extent that we are required to do so by law;

(b) in connection with any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings;

(c) in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk);

(d) to any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal information.

Where do you keep personal information?

Information that we collect may be stored and processed in the UK only. You expressly agree to the transfers of personal information described in this section.

How long do you keep information for?

Personal information that we process will not be kept for longer than is necessary and only to the extent that we are required to do so by law. We will retain documents (including electronic documents) containing personal data for longer only:

(a) if we believe that the documents may be relevant to any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings; and

(b) in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk).

How secure is my information?

We do not handle the processing of any debit or credit card transactions on this website.

We take all reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. We store all the personal information you provide on secure servers.

You acknowledge that the transmission of information over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

How do I know what you know about me?

You may request that we provide you with any personal information we hold about you; letting you have such information will depend on you supplying appropriate evidence of your identity (for this purpose, we will usually accept a photocopy of your passport certified by a solicitor or bank plus an original copy of a utility bill showing your current address).  Contact:

We may withhold personal information that you request to the extent permitted by law.

Please let us know if the personal information that we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.

What do I do if I don’t want to hear from you anymore?

You may tell us at any time not to process your personal information for marketing purposes. Please contact us with your request at and we will act upon it within seven working days.

Third party websites

Our website includes hyperlinks to, and details of, third party websites. We have no control over and are not responsible for the privacy policies and practices of third parties.


Our website uses cookies. The law states that we can store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the operation of this site. For all other types of cookies we need your permission. This site uses different types of cookies and some of these cookies are placed by third party services that appear on our pages.

Cookies from other websites allow us to:

  • track visits to this website via Google Analytics.

We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes to this policy.

Contact Us

Phone: 07404 824355

The Rectory

High Street,
BA11 4LZ