David Butterfield Independent Family Funeral Directors - Privacy Policy.


All data subjects whose personal data is collected, in line with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulations.


2.1 David Butterfield Funeral Directors is responsible for ensuring that this notice is made available to data subjects prior to David Butterfield Funeral Directors collecting/processing their personal data.

2.2 All employees of David Butterfield Funeral Directors 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.

3.1 David Butterfield Funeral Directors, Butterfield House Private Chapel of Rest, Bradford Road, Rawfolds, Cleckheaton BD19 5LT.
We are a family run independent funeral directors, we work within the community to provide a quality bespoke funeral service for each family, conducted with respect and dignity.

The personal data we would like to process on you is:
: names, addresses, telephone numbers, email addresses
: date and place of death
: age, date of birth, occupation
: relationships as relatives
: doctors details
: details of prepaid funeral arrangements

The personal data we collect will be used for the following purposes:
: to contact and liaise with applicants
: for the fulfilment of your funeral service
: to liaise with third parties (see 3.3- disclosure)

Our legal basis for processing for the personal data:
: application for cremation
: application for burial

Any legitimate interests pursued by us, or third parties we use, are as follows:
: financial – for unpaid funeral invoices

The special categories of personal data concerned are:
: religious beliefs
: medical – doctors, coroners, hospital etc
: financial – funeral accounts, invoices, solicitors etc
: accountants – funeral accounts are sent to our accountants for year-end accounts

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 David Butterfield Funeral Directors 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.

David Butterfield Funeral Directors 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):
: Crematorium for the purpose of organising cremation of the deceased
: Cemetery for the purpose of organising burial of the deceased
: Nominated celebrant/minister for the purpose of arranging details of the funeral service
: Catering venues for providing refreshments following the service
: Florists for providing floral arrangements for the service
: Printers for providing an order of service for the service
: Solicitors who are dealing with the estate of the deceased
: Monumental masons to arrange for any work concerning a monumental stone
: Agencies who may be required to recover outstanding invoices (only when all other options have failed)
: Doctors, hospitals, coroners for relevant paperwork
: Prepaid funeral plan provider
: Accountants – funeral accounts are sent to our accountants for year-end accounts

David Butterfield Funeral Directors will process personal data for as long as is necessary to allow us to fulfil your funeral services and will store the personal data indefinitely for future references only.

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 marketing.
:  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.
:  Right to judicial review: in the event that David Butterfield Funeral Directors 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.

In the event that you wish to make a complaint about how your personal data is being processed by David Butterfield Funeral Directors (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 David Butterfield Funeral Directors.

The details for each of these contacts are:

David Butterfield Funeral Directors
Butterfield House Private Chapel of Rest
Bradford Road
BD19 5LT
Tel: 01274 852885

Supervisory Authority
Information Commissioners Office (ICO)
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Tel: 0303 123 1113 (local rate) or 01625 545745
Email: england@ico.org.uk

We at David Butterfield Funeral Directors will collect personal information about you, the deceased and any other persons whom you supply details for.  In order to allow us to fulfil the services agreed we will pass your details to appropriate third parties such as florists, clergy/ministers/officiates, cemetery, crematoria staff etc. (as stated in 3.3 above)
David Butterfield Funeral Directors will only use your personal information on a time of need basis for funeral arrangements and prepaid funeral planning, once arrangements and requirements of our service are complete, no more contact from ourselves will be made.  Our paper records are stored in a no public access area and our office if left unattended is locked.  Our computer records are stored on an internal system with no online connection.  Staff must at all times comply with our strict confidentiality rule and privacy policy. David Butterfield Funeral Directors treats all information confidentially and in line with UK Data Protection laws.  We will never sell information collected to third parties for marketing purposes.

Read more about how and why we use data on our website

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

How we use your information
This privacy notice tells you how we, David Butterfield Funeral Directors, will collect and use your personal data for provision of services, cookies, complaints etc.

Why does David Butterfield Funeral Directors need to collect and store personal data?
In order for us to provide you with a bespoke funeral service catering for your individual requirements 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 David Butterfield Funeral Directors 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 (as stated in 3.3 above) contracted to David Butterfield Funeral Directors 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 David Butterfield Funeral Directors. When they no longer need your data to fulfil this service, they will dispose of the details in line with David Butterfield Funeral Director’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.

How will David Butterfield Funeral Directors use the personal data it collects about me?
David Butterfield Funeral Directors 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 endeavor to keep your information accurate and up to date, and not keep it for longer than is necessary.  David Butterfield Funeral Directors 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 David Butterfield Funeral Directors 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 unauthorised access or disclosure.

Can I find out the personal data that the organisation holds about me?
David Butterfield Funeral Directors at your request, can confirm what information we hold about you and how it is processed. If David Butterfield Funeral Directors 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 David Butterfield Funeral Directors 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 processing.