Website Privacy & Cookie Notice 

1. Introduction
The website available at (the "Website") is operated by Christian Doctrine & Gospel Publishing which is a trading name used by Bible and Gospel Trust: a charitable company limited by guarantee (registered charity number 1110085 and registered company number 05476487) registered in England and Wales with a registered office at Chelwood House, Cox Lane, Chessington, Surrey, KT9 1DN, UK. References to “we”, “us” and “our” shall be deemed to be references to Bible and Gospel Trust. References to “you” and “your” shall be deemed to be references to person using this Website and/or placing an order via this Website.

The purpose of this Privacy & Cookies Notice ("Notice") is to make it clear to you why we collect your personal data and what we do with it. It applies to the use that we make of data provided to us via the Internet (including via the Website) and email.

Bible and Gospel Trust is the data controller of your personal data and is subject to the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) and any related or successor legislation, including the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 and, from 25 May 2018, to EU Regulation 2016/679 (the GDPR) and the UK Data Protection Act 2018.

This Notice applies in addition to the Shopping Cart Terms & Conditions for the Website (available here:

We may change this Notice from time to time. However, any major changes will be notified directly to those affected wherever practicable. This Notice is effective from 25 May 2018, when it was last updated.

2. How we collect your data
We may collect your personal data in a number of ways, for example:

  • when you visit the Website and/or create a customer account;
  • when you submit an order;
  • when you communicate with us (e.g. via email or telephone) in relation to your use of the Website and/or an order, for example with questions about items for sale.

3. The categories of the data we collect
We may collect the following categories of personal data about you:

  • your name and contact information such as address, email address and telephone number (and your month/year of birth if you choose to provide it for special age-related discounts);
  • credit card or other payment information for fulfilment of your order (via our payment gateway provider - we do not retain this information).
  • technical information collected through the use of cookies about your use of the Website including details of your domain name, location and internet protocol (IP) address, operating system, browser version, the content you view, and how long you stayed on a page. For further details, see our section on Cookies below.

4. The bases for processing your data, how we use that data and with whom we share it

Where we have a contractual relationship with you
We may process your personal data because it is necessary for the performance of a contract or in order to take steps at your request prior to entering into a contract. In this respect, we use your personal data for the following:

  • to correspond with you about goods and services, that you have requested from us;
  • to fulfil your order/s on the Website;
  • to maintain internal records of enquiries and purchases.

In this respect, we may also provide your personal data to the following:

  • third party service providers who we may engage to assist in delivering goods and services to you and/or to enforce or apply our Shopping Cart Terms and Conditions;
  • our payment gateway provider to whom payment details are provided in order to process a payment;
  • our website provider, who may store details such as name and email address to enable customer login;
  • our IT support and any data storage provider.

Legitimate interests
We may process your personal data because it is necessary for our or a third party's legitimate interests. Our "legitimate interests" include our interests in operating the Website in a professional, sustainable manner, in accordance with all relevant legal and regulatory requirements. Examples of where we process personal data in accordance with our legitimate interests include:

  • administering the Website, for example processing technical information about your use of the Website to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner;
  • processing enquiries and complaints (and communicating with you) and analysing our services
  • as part of our efforts to keep the Website safe and secure.

In this respect we may share your personal data with selected third parties, including for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

Legal obligations
We may also process your data for our compliance with our legal obligations. In this respect we may use your personal data to comply with tax legislation, for the prevention and detection of crime, and in order to assist the police and other competent authorities with investigations (including criminal investigations).

5. Retention of your data
We may retain your personal data only for so long as is necessary to deliver our services to you, and to protect our legal interests (for example where required by relevant authorities, or for a reasonable legal limitation period after we have ceased providing services to you) or as otherwise stated to you when your data is collected.

We may keep certain limited details about you for longer for archiving or statistical purposes, or for suppression purposes (if you have requested not to hear from us). If you have any query about retention of your data, please see Your Rights below.

6. International transfers
As a matter of course, we do not transfer your personal data outside the European Economic Area. We may, however, transfer your personal data around the world on an ad hoc basis, for example where this is necessary for interaction with you, and you are located outside of the EEA. In such circumstances, we will put in place appropriate security/confidentiality provisions and consider whether any additional measures are required in the circumstances in order to give adequate protection for the information when it is transferred outside of the EEA.

7. Cookies
In order to enable us to provide you with a personalised browsing experience, the Website uses 'cookies'. Cookies are small text files that are issued to your computer when you enter a website. Cookies are stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive, and they can be used for a wide range of purposes, such as identifying your computer's previous visits to the Website, and to ascertain the most popular features of the Website.

Why Do We Use Cookies?
Like many other websites, this Website uses cookies as they enable us to identify your computer when you visit the Website. For example, cookies can make it possible for us to identify and automatically log in registered users of certain services on this Website without the need for us to ask users for their registration details and password each time they visit.

We also use cookies to develop a clearer picture of which parts of this Website are the most popular to its visitors, and your preferences by gaining access to information already stored in your computer.

You are not obliged to accept cookies and you may amend your browser's settings to prevent it from accepting cookies. Click here for instructions on how to disable cookies.

Please be aware that if you do disable cookies, certain services on the Website may not be available to you and your enjoyment of the Website may be impaired.

Any links on the Website may take you to third party websites over which we have no control. Those websites may use their own cookies and have their own privacy policies. When linking to another website you should read the privacy policy stated on that website. This Privacy & Cookies Notice covers the use made of cookies and personal data by Bible and Gospel Trust and does not cover the use made of cookies and personal data by any third parties.

8. Your rights

You have the following rights:

  • To be informed what personal data we hold about you and/or to obtain access to it (i.e. by receiving a copy of it in a permanent form);
  • To require us not to send you direct marketing communications;
  • To require us to correct the personal data we hold about you if it is inaccurate;
  • To require us (in certain circumstances) to erase your personal data;
  • To request that we restrict our data processing activities (and, where our processing is based on your consent, you may withdraw that consent, without affecting the lawfulness of our processing based on consent before its withdrawal);
  • To receive from us the personal data we hold about you which you have provided to us, in a reasonable format specified by you, including for the purpose of you transmitting that personal data to another data controller; and
  • To object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, to any of our particular processing activities where you feel this has a disproportionate impact on your rights.

Please note that the above rights are not absolute, and we may be entitled to refuse requests where exceptions apply: for example if we have reason to believe the personal data we hold is accurate or we can show our processing is necessary for a lawful purpose set out in this notice.

You can find out more about your rights under data protection legislation at If you are not satisfied with how we are processing your personal data, you can make a complaint to the Information Commissioner. If you have any questions about how we use your personal data, or you wish to exercise any of the rights set out above, please contact us below by using the following details:

By post – Christian Doctrine and Gospel Publishing c/o Bible and Gospel Trust, Chelwood House, Cox Lane, Chessington, Surrey, KT9 1DN, UK

By email –

By telephone – +44 (0)20 3301 7219