Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

1.     Scope
All data subjects whose personal data is collected, is in line with the requirements of the
General Data Protection Regulation.
2.     Responsibilities

2.1   Damian Dodgson is responsible for ensuring that this notice is made available to data 
subjects prior to Dodgson & Bell Funeral Service collecting/processing their personal data.

2.2   All Employees of Dodgson & Bell Funeral Service who interact with data subjects are 
responsible for ensuring that this notice is drawn to the data subject’s attention and their 
consent to the processing of their data is secured.

3.     Privacy notice

3.1   Who are we?
Dodgson & Bell Funeral Service Ltd are a registered Private Ltd company (Company Number 1819170) 
operating from Greenacre Funeral Home, 49 Birches Lane, Lostock Green, Northwich & 25 Manchester 
Rd, Knutsford providing funeral and associated services.

The personal data we would like to process on you is:


Data subject

Personal data type



Contact details

The personal data we collect will be used for the following purposes:
   For the fulfilment of your funeral services
   Memorial work

Our legal basis for processing of personal data:
   Fulfilment of a contract
   Record keeping to comply with Inland Revenue requirements

Any legitimate interests pursued by us, or third parties we use, are as follows:

The special categories of personal data concerned are:
   Religious Beliefs

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3.2   Consent
By consenting to this privacy notice you are giving us permission to process your personal data 
specifically for the purposes identified.
Consent is required for Dodgson & Bell Funeral Service Ltd to process both types of personal data, 
but it must be explicitly given. Where we are asking you for sensitive personal data we will always 
tell you why and how the information will be used.

You may withdraw consent at any time by contacting us to update your preferences.

3.3   Disclosure
Dodgson & Bell Funeral Service Ltd will not pass on your personal data to third parties without 
first obtaining your consent. The following third parties may receive your personal data for the 
following purpose(s):

     E.g. A local crematorium for the purpose of organising cremation of the deceased
     E.g. A local cemetery for the purpose of organising burial of the deceased
     E.g. A nominated celebrant for the purpose of arranging details of the funeral service
     E.g. A local musician for the purpose of liaising with you for your musical choices for the 
funeral service
     E.g. Local Florist for the purpose of organising floral tributes for the funeral service
     E.g. Local caterer for the purpose of organising refreshments after the funeral service
     E.g. Local venues for room hire for the purpose of funeral refreshments
     E.g. Local stonemasons for the purpose of stone removal for the opening of a grave and for 
new stone work if requested

3.4   Retention period
Dodgson & Bell Funeral Service Ltd will process personal data for as long as is necessary to allow 
us to fulfil your funeral services and will store the personal data for 6 months.

3.5   Your rights as a data subject
At any point while we are in possession of or processing your personal data, you, the data subject, 
have the following rights:
   Right of access – you have the right to request a copy of the information that we
hold about you.
   Right of rectification – you have a right to correct data that we hold about you that is 
inaccurate or incomplete.
   Right to be forgotten – in certain circumstances you can ask for the data we hold about you to 
be erased from our records.
   Right to restriction of processing – where certain conditions apply to have a right to restrict 
the processing.
   Right of portability – you have the right to have the data we hold about you transferred to 
another organisation.
   Right to object – you have the right to object to certain types of processing such as direct 
   Right to object to automated processing, including profiling – you also have the right to be 
subject to the legal effects of automated processing or profiling.

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   Right to judicial review: in the event that Dodgson & Bell Funeral Service Ltd refuses your 
request under rights of access, we will provide you with a reason as to why. You have the right to 
complain as outlined in clause 3.6 below.

All of the above requests will be forwarded on should there be a third party involved
(as stated in 3.3 above) in the processing of your personal data.

3.6   Complaints
In the event that you wish to make a complaint about how your personal data is being processed by 
Dodgson & Bell Funeral Service Ltd (or third parties as described in 3.3 above), or how your 
complaint has been handled, you have the right to lodge a complaint directly with the supervisory 
authority and Dodgson & Bell Funeral Service Ltd

The details for each of these contacts are:

Supervisory authority contact details: Information Commissioner’s Office, 

0303 123 1113


Dodgson & Bell Funeral Service Ltd contact details
Greenacre Funeral Home, 49 Birches Lane, Lostock Green, Northwich, Cheshire.

[email protected]                                                             


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3.7   Privacy statement
Read more about how and why we use your data on our website

Online privacy statement

Personal data
Under the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) personal data is defined as:

“any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person ('data subject'); an 
identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by 
reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online 
identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, 
economic, cultural or
social identity of that natural person”.

How we use your information
This privacy notice tells you how we, Dodgson & Bell Funeral Service Ltd will collect and use your 
personal data for provision of services, cookies, complaints etc.

Why does Dodgson & Bell Funeral Service Ltd need to collect and store personal data? In order for 
us to provide you with a complete funeral service we need to collect personal data for fulfilment 
of the contract and any related correspondence. In any event, we are committed to ensuring that the 
information we collect and use is appropriate for this purpose, and does not constitute an invasion 
of your privacy.

In terms of being contacted for marketing purposes Dodgson & Bell Funeral Service
Ltd would contact you for separate consent.

Will Organisation Name share my personal data with anyone else?
We may pass your personal data on to third-party service providers contracted to Dodgson & Bell 
Funeral Service Ltd in the course of dealing with you. Any third parties that we may share your 
data with are obliged to keep your details securely, and to use them only to fulfil the service 
they provide on behalf of Dodgson & Bell Funeral Service Ltd When they no longer need your data to 
fulfil this service, they will dispose of the details in line with Dodgson & Bell Funeral Service 
Ltd’s procedures. If we wish to pass your sensitive personal data onto a third party we will only 
do so once we have obtained your consent, unless we are legally required to do otherwise.
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How will Dodgson & Bell Funeral Service Ltd use the personal data it collects about me?
Dodgson & Bell Funeral Service Ltd will process (collect, store and use) the
information you provide in a manner compatible with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation 
(GDPR). We will endeavour to keep your information accurate and up to date, and not keep it for 
longer than is necessary. Dodgson & Bell Funeral Service Ltd is required to retain information in 
accordance with the law, such as information needed for income tax and audit purposes. How long 
certain kinds of personal data should be kept may also be governed by specific business-sector 
requirements and agreed practices. Personal data may be held in addition to these periods depending 
on individual business needs.


Under what circumstances will Dodgson & Bell Funeral Service Ltd contact me?
Our aim is not to be intrusive, and we undertake not to ask irrelevant or unnecessary questions. 
Moreover, the information you provide will be subject to rigorous measures and procedures to 
minimise the risk of unauthorized access or disclosure.

Can I find out the personal data that the organisation holds about me?
Dodgson & Bell Funeral Service Ltd at your request, can confirm what information we hold about you 
and how it is processed. If Dodgson & Bell Funeral Service Ltd does hold personal data about you, 
you can request the following information:

   Identity and the contact details of the person or organisation that has determined how and why 
to process your data. In some cases, this will be a representative in the EU.
   Contact details of the data protection officer, where applicable.
   The purpose of the processing as well as the legal basis for processing.
   If the processing is based on the legitimate interests of Dodgson & Bell Funeral
Service Ltd or a third party, information about those interests.
   The categories of personal data collected, stored and processed.
   Recipient(s) or categories of recipients that the data is/will be disclosed to.
   How long the data will be stored.
   Details of your rights to correct, erase, restrict or object to such processing.
   Information about your right to withdraw consent at any time.
   How to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority.
   Whether the provision of personal data is a statutory or contractual requirement, or a 
requirement necessary to enter into a contract, as well as whether you are
obliged to provide the personal data and the possible consequences of failing to provide such data.
   The source of personal data if it wasn’t collected directly from you.
   Any details and information of automated decision making, such as profiling, and any meaningful 
information about the logic involved, as well as the significance and expected consequences of such