Rushmere Christian Fellowship takes the safety of children very seriously. It recognises its responsibilities for the safeguarding of all children under the age of 18 (regardless of gender, ethnicity or ability) as set out in The Children Act 1989 and 2004, Safe from Harm (HM Government 1994) and Working Together to Safeguard Children (HM Government 2010).
As members of this church we commit ourselves to the nurturing, protection and safeguarding of all children associated with the church and will pray for them regularly. In pursuit of this, we commit ourselves to the development and implementation of the following RCF Safeguarding Policy.
Rushmere Christian Fellowship holds and processes personal data about individuals for the purpose of general church administration and communication.
As a church we are committed to complying with Data Protection law and the rights of individuals under it. We are also committed to complying with the eight principles of the 1998 Data Protection Act. We recognise that this relates to all personal data, whether held on paper, on computer or other media.
All church staff members or volunteers who obtain, handle, process or store personal data for Rushmere Christian Fellowship must adhere to these principles.