Data Protection and Privacy

The Southport Circuit and all Churches, Circuits and Districts are included in the connexion registration with the Information Commissioner’s Office. The Data Controller for safeguarding matters only is the Connexional Team and the Trustees for Methodist Church Purposes for all other matters.

Purpose of this privacy notice

This privacy notice aims to give you information on how Local Churches, Circuits and Districts within the Methodist Church in Great Britain collect and process your personal data, which either you provide to us or we obtain and hold about you, including any data you may provide when you become a member, volunteer to help at your Local Church or provide your details to be included in the Circuit or District directories. It is important that you read this privacy notice together with any other privacy notice or fair processing notice we may provide on specific occasions when we are collecting or dealing with personal data about you (e.g. website privacy notices and employment privacy notices) so that you are fully aware of how and why we are using your data. This privacy notice supplements the other notices and is not intended to override them.

Full details for Local Churches, Circuits and Districts within the Methodist Church in Great Britain may be viewed on this link. Managing Trustees’ Privacy Notice

Concerns and requests relating to data held should be addressed to the Circuit Administrator.


Southport Methodist Circuit uses a Chuchsuite to help us be organised and effectively manage the holding of personal data of its members, adherents and others with whom it wishes to communicate on a long-term basis. 

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