Data Protection

The Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018), in line with the United Kingdom General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR), has now replaced the previous law on data protection (the Data Protection Act 1998). The GDPR and DPA 2018 give individuals more rights and protection in how their personal data is used by organisations. Parishes must comply with its requirements, just like any other charity or organisation. This page provides guidance, and a templates to help you

The following documents should assist you as you seek to comply with UK GDPR and understand the Diocese of Exeter’s commitment to UK GDPR:

If you need further information about Data Protection, please contact the Data Protection officer via email or phone:

Annemarie Kendell
Operations Manager & Executive Assistant to the Diocesan Secretary
Main: 01392 294901
Mobile: 07590 443906


Please see the following documents which you might find useful:

Electoral Rolls and APCMs


Legal basis for processing

Other burning questions