Hoddesdon Christadelphian Services (HCS) is a registered charity and is the Data Controller.  HCS is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.  Any questions regarding this Policy and our privacy practices should be sent by email to contact@hoddesdon.org.

How do we collect information from you?

We may obtain information about you when you are in contact with us about our three areas of activity: (1) bookings, payments and feedback relating to our Conference; (2) orders and payments for our songbooks; and (3) the operation of our Youth Project Fund.  In addition, when you access the HCS website, we collect usage and traffic data.

What type of information is collected from you?

The personal information we collect might include, but is not limited to, your name, postal address, email address, telephone number, age, gender, church membership, and any special dietary or mobility requirements: data which helps to make the Conference as relevant and pleasant for you as possible.

When you use our website, we may collect your IP address, and website usage information: this may include what pages are accessed & when, browser type & version and other usage statistics.

We use “Cookies” on our website to collect information. Cookies are files with small amounts of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer’s hard drive.  You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our site.

In addition, we may use third party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor and analyse this log data. By using our website, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

Why do we collect this information and how is it used?

We may use your information to:

  • Provide you with the best possible experience at our Conference.
  • Process orders that you have submitted.
  • Send you communications which we feel are of legitimate interest to you, including newsletters, email alerts and news of HCS services and events.
  • Use the statistical website data to make improvements to our site and our communications to you.

We review our retention periods for personal information on a regular basis. We will hold your personal information on our systems for only as long as is necessary for the relevant activity.

You can unsubscribe from our communications at any time by contacting us directly atxxxx@hoddesdon.org.  You can also access or amend your personal information at any time by emailing us.

Who has access to your information?

  • We will not share your information with any third parties.
  • We will only use your information to send direct communications from Hoddesdon Christadelphian Services.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites run by other organisations. This Privacy Policy applies only to our website‚ so we encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit. We cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other sites, even if you access them using links from our website.

In addition, if you linked to our website from a third party site, we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owners and operators of that third party site and recommend that you check the policy of that third party site.


The security of your personal information is important to us, but please remember that no method of transmission over the internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. Yet once we receive your information, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time and the latest version will always appear on the Hoddesdon Christadelphian Services website (last modified 20/11/2018).  We reserve the right to update or change our Privacy Policy.  Your continued use of our services after we post any modifications to the Privacy Policy will constitute your acknowledgment of the modifications and your consent to abide and be bound by the modified Privacy Policy.