We regret to inform you that data contained within the Diocesan Lourdes email address has been involved in a data breach. If you have received any unusual requests from lourdes@rcdhn.org.uk we ask that you notify the Diocesan Data Protection Support Manager immediately via email data.protection@diocesehn.org.uk or by telephoning 0191 243 3317.

The protection of personal data is of utmost importance to the Diocese. The incident has been reported to the Information Commissioner’s Office in line with Diocesan Data Protection Policy, and also to Action Fraud. We will work with our stakeholders to review the current procedures and take all necessary steps to improve data security. Data subjects that may have been affected by the data breach are being notified, but should you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact us.

Please accept our sincere apologies for any inconvenience this may cause; we assure you that the security of your personal data is our priority.

Updated 12 March 2021