Data Protection Guidance

Templates for churches to tailor to their individual requirements

Useful sources of further information

BUGB website – and particularly their L13 Guidance
ICO free telephone helpline – 0303 123 1113
ICO website

Further information re the Information Commissioner’s Office

Further information and advice about compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the GDPR can be obtained from: Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane Wilmslow Cheshire SK9 5AF

The ICO provides a free telephone helpline: 0303 123 1113 (Monday to Friday 9-5) as well as a live-chat facility via their website. For more information about contacting the ICO please see

In November 2017 the ICO launched a new telephone service dedicated to small organisations and charities – to find our more see

You can also sign up to receive a monthly newsletter by email which contains the latest evelopments in Data Protection here: