Privacy Policy

Living Stones Christian Life & Media Centre takes privacy very seriously and we recognize the rights of individuals to keep their personal information private. This Privacy Policy covers the church’s treatment of any personal identifiable information that we collect or hold.

When do we collect information from you?

  • when you fill in any contact form or sign-up form on paper or online
  • when you contact us by email, text, telephone, letter or online
  • when you sign up as a member or volunteer or to an event or a meeting
  • when you give us relevant information in conversation with one of our staff or senior volunteers (we may record some brief notes)

What information do we collect?

  • name, address, contact details, family details, age, marital status, skills and interests
  • payment details related to donations or related to goods or events
  • relevant details when you register for conferences or events
  • relevant details when you complete other forms to participate in Living Stones activities or charitable work
  • information you disclose in e-mails, letters, phone calls, face to face contact
  • information about your usage of our website

We may also collect some special categories of information:

  • health information relevant to your medical care and/or next of kin details in case of emergency
  • dietary requirements relevant to your health & safety
  • we operate CCTV cameras on our site for the purpose of monitoring the safety of our staff, visitors and property. We use these images for the prevention, investigation, and detection of crime.

The purposes we keep and process this information are:

  • in the interest of conducting and managing our charitable activities to enable us to give you the best church community, events, products and services in the best and most secure environment
  • to keep you informed by email, text, phone, letter or other means of communication, about Living Stones news, services, activities, events or funding opportunities relevant to you
  • to register users into events, training courses, or other special meetings
  • to collect donations and claim Gift Aid
  • to manage our community projects or outreach work
  • to provide the products or services you have requested from Living Stones


We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties. We will not share your information with others without your consent unless it is:-

  • to comply with any legal obligation or if it necessary for law enforcement
  • as a necessary part of providing you with our service or products
  • to protect our rights, property or safety of our employees or others
  • as a necessary part of providing you with our service(s) or contacting you as a supporter – for example, by using an authorized third party mailing house to process our communications

Retaining and Deleting Your Information

We are committed to ensuring that your information is held securely to prevent any breaches. We will keep information only as long as necessary (or until you ask us to remove and destroy it, if earlier) except that we may keep and process:-

  • statutory records relating to Gift Aid donations
  • payment information in order to process any payment authorized by you

You have the choice to restrict the collection and/or use of your personal information at any time. If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to us or emailing us at

Access To Your Information And Correction

You have the right to request that we update or correct any information we hold about you. Please contact us using the details below to let us know what needs correcting. Under current legislation, you have the right to request details of the information we hold about you. To help us process your request, please be specific about what information you require. As part of our duty of confidentiality, we may ask you for specific information to help us confirm your identity before releasing any data. We will aim to respond to all legitimate requests within 30 days. We reserve the right to charge a small fee to reflect the administration costs involved should any request be unfounded, excessive or repetitive.


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If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the terms and conditions of use, which together with our Privacy Policy, govern Living Stones’ relationship with you. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use our website.

Links To Other Websites

We may occasionally include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to source further information. They do not signify that we endorse the content of other websites and we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information you provide whilst visiting other sites. You should exercise caution and check the privacy statement applicable to the other website(s) you visit.

Changes To Our Privacy Policy

Living Stones may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes and to ensure compliance with the law. Any updates will be made on this web page.

How To Contact Us

Please contact us if you have any questions about our privacy policy or the information we hold about you.

By email:

By phone: 0121 356 2575

By post: Data Protection Officer, Living Stones of Birmingham, Unit 1 Tamebridge Industrial Estate, Aldridge Road, Birmingham. B42 2TX

For more information about your legal rights in relation to the information we hold about you, please visit the Information Commissioner’s Office at