Hazlemere Free Methodist Church

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Privacy Commitment Statement


Our Privacy Commitment

The Hazlemere Free Methodist Church is committed to protecting the privacy of its members. The personal information you share with Hazlemere Free Methodist Church will be used to support the administration and management of ministries, delivery of services and maintaining programs offered by Hazlemere Free Methodist Church. We protect the personal information and adhere to all legislative requirements with respect to protecting privacy.

Why Does Hazlemere Free Methodist Church Gather Personal Information?

Personal information is any information that identifies you as an individual. Hazlemere Free Methodist Church collects personal information for a variety of purposes, such as:

  • Church Membership registration and listings
  • Church Directories
  • Newsletter & prayer diary distribution
  • Counselling and prayer support
  • Church administration

How Does Hazlemere Free Methodist Church ensure privacy protections?

We collect, use and disclose personal information only for the purposes that a reasonable person would consider appropriate for the administration and management of a church organization.

Access to your personal information is on a “need to know” basis. We inform our church personnel and volunteers of the importance of protecting your personal information. We will also advise all church volunteers that personal information obtained during their service cannot be used for any purposes other than authorized church ministry.

We will maintain adequate physical, procedural and electronic security with respect to offices and information storage facilities (e.g. filing cabinets) so as to protect personal information against such risks as unauthorized access, use, disclosure or destruction.

Tithing and Offering Information

Access to information regarding your tithes and offerings to Hazlemere Free Methodist Church is restricted to: the church volunteers who collect and count the offerings, the Church Secretary and the Treasurer.

You have the right to request access to information about your tithes and offerings. However, you do not have the right to access tithing/offering information to other identifiable Hazlemere Free Methodist Church members without their written consent. All requests for access must be submitted to the Church treasurer and we will endeavour to respond to your access request as soon as possible.

Prayer Requests

We encourage our members to share their prayer requests so that we as a church may pray together. We recognize some of the requests are sensitive and very personal. We will ensure that the personal information contained in our prayer request list be limited only to the amount necessary.

Hazlemere Free Methodist Church Website

We will carefully review the purpose and need before posting personal information on our church website. Personal information will only be posted with written consent from the church family member.


If you have any questions or would like to review your personal information, please contact our church secretary. 

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