The Parochial Church Council (PCC) of St Andrew’s Church, Burnham on Sea.

1. Your personal data – what is it?

Personal data relates to a living individual who can be identified from that data. Identification can be by the information alone or in conjunction with any other information in the data controller’s possession or likely to come into such possession. The processing of personal data is governed by the General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”).

2. Who are we?

The PCC of St Andrew’s Church, Burnham on Sea is the data controller (contact details below). This means it decides how your personal data is processed and for what purposes.

3. How do we process your personal data?

The PCC of St Andrew’s Church, Burnham on Sea complies with its obligations under the “GDPR” by keeping personal data up to date; by storing and destroying it securely; by not collecting or retaining excessive amounts of data; by protecting personal data from loss, misuse, unauthorised access and disclosure and by ensuring that appropriate technical measures are in place to protect personal data.

We use your personal data for the following purposes: -

  • To enable us to provide a voluntary service for the benefit of the public in a particular geographical area as specified in our constitution;
  • To administer membership records;
  • To fundraise and promote the interests of the charity;
  • To manage our employees and volunteers;
  • To maintain our own accounts and records (including the processing of gift aid applications);
  • To inform you of news, events, activities and services running at St Andrew’s
  • To share your contact details with the Diocesan office so they can keep you informed about news in the diocese and events, activities and services that will be occurring in the diocese and in which you may be interested.

4. What is the legal basis for processing your personal data?

Explicit consent of the data subject so that we can keep you informed about news, events, activities and services and keep you informed about diocesan events.
Processing is necessary for carrying out legal obligations in relation to Gift Aid or under employment, social security or social protection law, or a collective agreement;
Processing is carried out by a not-for-profit body with a political, philosophical, religious or trade union aim provided: -
the processing relates only to members or former members (or those who have regular contact with it in connection with those purposes); and
there is no disclosure to a third party without consent.

5. Sharing your personal data

Your personal data will be treated as strictly confidential and will only be shared with other members of the church in order to carry out a service to other church members or for purposes connected with the church. We will only share your data with third parties outside of the parish with your consent.

6. How long do we keep your personal data?

We keep data in accordance with the guidance set out in the guide “Keep or Bin: Care of Your Parish Records” which is available from the Church of England website [see footnote for link].

Specifically, we retain electoral roll data while it is still current; gift aid declarations and associated paperwork for up to 6 years after the calendar year to which they relate; and parish registers (baptisms, marriages, funerals) permanently.

7. Your rights and your personal data

  • Unless subject to an exemption under the GDPR, you have the following rights with respect to your personal data: -
  • The right to request a copy of your personal data which the PCC of St Andrew’s, Burnham on Sea holds about you;
  • The right to request that the PCC of St Andrew’s Burnham on Sea corrects any personal data if it is found to be inaccurate or out of date;
  • The right to request your personal data is erased where it is no longer necessary for the PCC of St Andrew’s Burnham on Sea to retain such data;
  • The right to withdraw your consent to the processing at any time
  • The right to request that the data controller provide the data subject with his/her personal data and where possible, to transmit that data directly to another data controller, (known as the right to data portability), (where applicable) [Only applies where the processing is based on consent or is necessary for the performance of a contract with the data subject and in either case the data controller processes the data by automated means].
  • The right, where there is a dispute in relation to the accuracy or processing of your personal data, to request a restriction is placed on further processing;
  • The right to object to the processing of personal data, (where applicable) [Only applies where processing is based on legitimate interests (or the performance of a task in the public interest/exercise of official authority); direct marketing and processing for the purposes of scientific/historical research and statistics]
  • The right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioners Office.

8. Further processing

If we wish to use your personal data for a new purpose, not covered by this Data Protection Notice, then we will provide you with a new notice explaining this new use prior to commencing the processing and setting out the relevant purposes and processing conditions. Where and whenever necessary, we will seek your prior consent to the new processing.

9. Contact Details

To exercise all relevant rights, queries of complaints please in the first instance contact the Parish Administrator at the Parish Office in Church

You can contact the Information Commissioners Office on 0303 123 1113 or via email or at the Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire. SK9 5AF.

Church Hall

St. Andrew's

Church Hall

A hall for the community

Available to hire

The St. Andrew's Church Hall on Manor Road is available to hire for local groups, events and parties. Regular users of the hall include the local Brownies, a weekly table top sale and a short mat bowls club as well as many others.

Whether you are looking for a one off event or a more regular hire we'd love to discuss your requirements.

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The Church Hall car park is available to all users of the church and hall during hire.

Tables & Chairs

The use of tables and chairs is included in your hire, the large open-plan space is free of any pillars and can be set up in many different ways for your group or event.


The onsite kitchen is suitable for the preparation of meals, party food or just light refreshments.

Accessible Space

There are no steps to access the building and disabled toilet facilities are available within the hall.


St. Andrew's Church Hall, 12 Manor Road, Burnham-On-Sea, Somerset. TA8 2AS

Church Hall


For more infomation, or to hire the hall, please call our caretaker.
01278 783469

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St. Andrew's Church


Welcome to
A church in the heart of burnham-on-Sea

St Andrews has been a church at the centre of the community of Burnham on Sea for over 700 years, and our mission today is the same as it ever was: to live and tell the story of God's love throughout the town and surrounding area.

Consequently St Andrew's is an inclusive community where a warm welcome is extended to all throughout the services and activities that take place here. We look forward to welcoming you!

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Weekly Services

8am Sunday
Holy Communion

10am Sunday

10am Thursday
Holy Communion

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