Privacy Policy


This Privacy Policy (together with our Terms of Use and any other documents referred to within it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following Privacy Policy carefully to understand how we use and protect the information that you provide to us.

By using, or registering on our Site ( you consent to the collection, use and transfer of your information under the terms of this Privacy Policy.

Definitions and Interpretation

The following words and expressions have the following meanings unless inconsistent with the context:

“Compliance Officer”

David Pearson, who can be contacted by post at National Ministry Centre, Retford Road, Mattersey, DN10 5HD or by email;


a small amount of data sent from the server, which is then stored on your computer’s hard disc drive;

“Data Protection Legislation”

means: (i) up to and including 24 May 2018 means Data Protection Act 1998; and (ii) from and including 25 May 2018 means the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679), each as amended from time to time;

data processors”
“personal data”
“process” or “processing”
“sensitive personal data”

as defined in the Data Protection Legislation;


we”, “us” or “our”

Assemblies of God Incorporated trading as Mattersey Hall, a company registered in England whose registered office is at National Ministry Centre, Mattersey Hall, Retford Road, Mattersey, Doncaster, South Yorkshire DN10 5HD and who may be contacted on; and

you”, “your”

an individual, company, or firm accessing our Site.

References to any statute or statutory provision include, unless the context otherwise requires, a reference to the statute or statutory provision as modified or re-enacted and in force from time to time, and any subordinate legislation made from time to time under the relevant statute or statutory provision.

References to “persons” include natural persons, firms, partnerships, companies, corporations, associations and organisations, (in each case whether or not having separate legal personality).

Use of any gender includes the other genders.

Words in the singular include the plural and words in the plural include the singular.

Any reference to “writing” or any cognate expression includes communications by post and email but not facsimile or text messages.

The headings to Conditions do not affect the interpretation of these Conditions.

Any phrase introduced by the term “include”“including”“in particular” or any similar expression will be construed as illustrative and will not limit the sense of the words preceding that term.


This Privacy Policy is a statement as to how we shall process your personal data. We take the security and privacy of you and your personal data very seriously and we are committed to safeguarding your privacy online. Please be aware that communications over the internet, such as emails, are not secure unless they are encrypted. We do not accept any responsibility for any unauthorised access or loss of personal data beyond our control.

Our primary reason for collecting your personal data is to address enquiries which you may make on our Site from time to time and provide you with the most efficient service possible, as well as contacting and updating you from time to time regarding your membership with us. We do not anticipate collecting or processing sensitive personal data about you.

This Privacy Policy may change from time to time so please check it periodically.

Our Site may contain links to other websites. Please note that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other websites and advise you to read the privacy statements of each website you visit which collects personal data.

Our policy for processing your personal data

What personal data do we process and where do we get it from?

When you contact us via the “Contact” link on our Site or contact us by telephone or email or submit to us any registration or re-registration form, we will collect personal data from you.

Personal data may also be obtained automatically by your internet browser.

The types of personal data which we may collect from you could include, for example, your name, email address, postal address, telephone number, and other information collected through the “Contact” link on our Site and via our registration or re-registration form.

We may also collect technical and non-personally identifiable data about your visit to our Site through the use of cookies. This data may include, for example the pages which you browse and the “IP” (Internet Protocol) address used to connect your computer to the internet. This data helps us to better manage and develop our Site. Please refer to Condition 4.4 of this Privacy Policy for further information on our use of cookies.

What do we do with your personal data?

We will process your personal data so that:

we can fulfil our obligations to you under any contract subject to the terms and conditions of our Site;

we can deal with the general queries you raise from time to time through the “Contact” link on our Site, by post or by email;

we can contact you in relation to your membership with us, and make your contact details available to other of our members via our “Yearbook” portal.

Other purposes for which we may process your personal data are:

the general administration of your records by us;

the general maintenance of our database and records by us;

for security purposes to protect your personal data held and/or processed by us;

for our general marketing purposes unless you have notified us to the contrary.

We use cookies to collect data and identify individual users on our website in order to provide a better experience for you. Further information about the cookies we use can be found in our separate Cookie Policy.] You acknowledge that by providing personal data to us, you consent to the processing of your personal data in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Who else gets to see your personal data?

Our data processors.

Other parties which are part of the group of our membership from time to time.

Other third parties such as analytical or search engine providers in order to better optimise or improve our Site.

We may also need to disclose your personal information in the event that:

we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may need to disclose your personal data to a prospective buyer or seller;

we are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data we hold will be transferred to the third party acquiring our other assets; or

we have a duty to disclose your personal data to comply with a legal obligation, enforce a contract we have with you, or need to disclose personal data to protect our rights, property or safety and those of our visitors, customers or others.

Your Rights

You have the right to withdraw your consent for our processing your data at any time. Where you wish to withdraw such Consent, such request should be made in writing by post to the Compliance Officer.

You have the right to object to your personal data being used for ‘direct marketing’ and/or ‘host mailing’ purposes . You can change your options in relation to the information you wish to receive at any time by contacting our Compliance Officer in writing by post or email.

You can set your internet browser to refuse cookies or you can ask your internet browser to alert you when a cookie is being set up (see our Cookie Policy).

You have the right under Data Protection Legislation to request from us information as to what personal data we are processing about you. Such requests should be made in writing by post to the Compliance Officer. We will provide you with the relevant information within 40 days of receipt of the request.

You have the right to request corrections be made to the personal data held by us about you by contacting our Compliance Officer in writing by post or email.

You have other rights under Data Protection Legislation in relation to our processing of your personal data.

Maintenance of your personal data

We are committed to the security of your personal data. All of our employees and sub-contractors with access to your personal data and/or who are associated with the processing of that data are contractually obliged to respect the confidentiality of your personal data.

We have implemented technology measures and security policies to protect the personal data that we have in our control from unauthorised access, improper use, alteration, unlawful or accidental destruction or accidental loss, including password protected access to ensure that only intended recipient have access to your data.

You are responsible for keeping the password we have provided you with confidential. We ask you not to share this password with anyone, and we will not be liable for any breach of your personal data resulting from you having shared your password.

The personal data that we collect from you will not be transferred to a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Such data that you provide to us by way of our annual Registration Process (or “(Re)-Registration and Information Form”) will be retained by us for the duration of your membership and for one (1) year following expiration of your membership.

General application of our Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy only applies to the collection and use of your personal data provided to us and not to personal data you may provide directly to third parties. Any third parties will have their own policies in respect of processing personal data you provide to them and/or your personal data that we may disclose to them in accordance with this Privacy Policy.


Where you are dissatisfied with our processing or use of your personal data, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s office. You can contact its helpline on: (0044) 0303 123 1113, or visit their website at:

Contact information

If you have any queries about our processing or use of your personal data you should write,

in the first instance to our Compliance Officer.

If you want to learn more about your rights regarding your personal data, you should contact the Information Commissioner’s office information line on: (0044) 01625 545745 or visit their website at

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

This legal notice and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with it or its subject matter will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales.

The parties irrevocably agree that the courts of England will have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute or claim that arises out of or in connection with this legal notice or its subject matter.