GDPR Compliance Statement

St John’s Forres is an incumbency within the Scottish Episcopal Church. It is established

exclusively for charitable purposes, primarily for the advancement of religion and to provide public benefit. (The expression “charitable purposes” shall mean a charitable purpose as defined in section 7 of the Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005 as amended from time to time (“the 2005 Act”) which is also regarded as a charitable purpose in relation to the application of the Taxes Acts from time to time in force.)

In order to progress its charitable purposes, the Clergy and Vestry of St John’s Forres

collects and processes information from congregation members on the legal basis of

informed consent.

This information supports the following activities:

1. Pastoral care for the congregation

2. Financial security for the incumbency, its employees and its assets

3. Charitable giving

4. Communication with congregation members about the worship pattern and other

activities of the church.

5. Enabling St John’s to provide a voluntary service for the benefit of the wider


Please click on this link to download our full GDPR compliance statement as a two page PDF File.

Further policies and procedures to follow…