Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Who we are

Salem Baptist Chapel is a Reformed Baptist Church based in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire. The church which has been in existence since 1855 in the Peterborough serves the local community with the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ. Our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

This document on our privacy policy provides you with information on how we process any personal data we may have about any persons connected to our church as well as its activities and ministry. We only collect and process data that is relevant to our church activities and programmes. We make every effort to keep an accurate up to date record of data collected. Any such data shall be processed and stored for lawful reasons only in such a manner as is fair .


All images uploaded to the website may be subject to downloads and extraction from any location.

Contact forms

All contact form information filled in by visitors to our website is collected and processed by a designated personal data protection church officer who is responsible for its security. If you would like to know what information we have collected about you from our online form which you filled out and submitted please email our Data Controller. You may be asked to provide suitable identification documentation.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Any analytics we process on the site are merely for the purpose of making our website more accessible as well as provide better optimised performance for our web users. The information collected¬† from the analytics includes location, browser type and platform type of your device. It does not include any website user’s personal data

Who we share your data with

We do not share personal data with anyone without written and signed permission from the owner of the data who shall be asked to provide us with suitable identification when needed. Any information that we may share is only that which is connected to our church-based activities.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise 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. Information collected from our visitor Form page is kept secure by our designated officer.

Your contact information

Any contact information that we collect and process is only for our purposes and is not passed on to any third parties. We make every effort to keep this information up to date and secure by restricting its use to our data security designated person.

Additional information

How we protect your data

The Data Controller is the pastoral elder of Salem Baptist Chapel which is located at 2 Dickens Street, PE1 5ER Peterborough. The management of all personal data privacy is carried out by a designated officer who deals with the collection, use and protection of personal information ensuring that the rights of individuals are not infringed in doing so. If you need to complain about the use of any personal information we have about you please contact our Data Controller by emailing us at:

What data breach procedures we have in place

We shall treat any breach of our data protection and privacy policy with the seriousness it deserves by seeking to immediately act upon any such breaches in a robust and urgent fashion. After securing all data in the event of a breach the Data Controller shall investigate and provide assurances on the extent of the breach.