Data Protection Toolkit

1st May 2018 | Technical Updates

The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25th May 2018. Far from being a “game-changer”, GDPR updates and consolidates the existing legal obligations on organisations, such as the Methodist Church, to bring them into the twenty first century. The Methodist Church cares about the people whose data it holds and recognises the importance of this information to its work.

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Update to the Data Collection Consent Form

1st May 2018 | Technical Updates

The Data Protection Working Party received a number of constructive comments of a practical nature from Managing Trustees in relation to the Data Collection Consent Form (‘the Consent Form’) which was published on the TMCP website in March 2018. In light of those comments the Consent Form has been updated to include the following

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Update - Safeguarding Form E

1st May 2018 | Property Updates

Safeguarding Form E, the form signed by licensees and hirers of Methodist premises to confirm their willingness to comply with the safeguarding policy of the Methodist Church is no longer in use. The Connexional Safeguarding Team made the decision that the safeguarding clause in the Standard Licence and Template Booking Form replaces the requirement to also complete Form E.

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Data Protection Training Webinar Now Available

9th Apr 2018 | Technical Updates

The first Data Protection Training Webinar specifically for Methodist Managing Trustees is now available via TMCP’s website. This is the first in a series of training webinars being produced by the Data Protection Working Party to help Managing Trustees and those handling or using (processing) personal information (data) in their Local Churches, Circuits and Districts to get GDPR ready.

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Managing Trustees can now access the Data Protection FAQs and Template Consent Form from the Data Protection page on TMCP’s website. Data Protection FAQs The first Data Protection Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) are now available on TMC...

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Updated Standard Document – Standard Licence

20th Mar 2018 | Property Updates

The Standard Licence has been updated and version 3 is now available to download in Word and pdf format from the Licences and Letting Property and Third Party Use pages on TMCP’s website. Please click on the link below which will take you di...

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New Data Protection Guidance

26th Feb 2018 | Technical Updates

In the run up to the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on 25th May 2018, TMCP in conjunction with the Connexional Team Guidance (the Working Party) is producing a tool kit of guidance, template documents, training, policie...

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