Data Privacy Policy

The Trustees of the Olivetan Benedictine Sisters, Turvey Abbey, are the data controller. They gather certain personal data in order to process bookings for retreats, quiet days and spiritual direction.

This data privacy policy ensures that the Trustees of the Olivetan Benedictine Sisters, Turvey Abbey comply with data protection law (the General Data Protection Regulations 2016 [GDPR]) and follow good practice.

Personal data

Personal data relates to a living individual who can be identified from that data. This policy explains how the data controller uses any personal data collected in order for the processing of bookings.

Types of data processed

Legal basis for processing personal data

Processing for the legitimate interests of the Trustees of the Olivetan Benedictine Sisters, Turvey Abbey, in order to administer bookings for retreats, quiet days and spiritual direction, and in the case of residential visits, to ensure that the individual has dietary and mobility needs met as far as possible.

Data Storage

When the data is stored electronically:

When the data is stored on paper:

Personal data is destroyed at the end of the financial year during which the booking occurs except in so far as data is included in accounting records, when it is retained for seven years.

 

 

Subject access requests

All individuals who are the subject of personal data held by the Trustees of the Olivetan Benedictine Sisters, Turvey Abbey, are entitled to:

Subject access requests, or general queries about this policy should be made in the first instance by email to bursar@turveyabbey.org.uk or by post to: The Bursar, Turvey Abbey, Turvey, Bedfordshire MK43 8DE.