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Privacy Policy


Welcome to J. Parkinson & Sons Privacy notice. We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting your personal data. This privacy notice will inform you as to how we look after your personal data when you visit us ( regardless of where you visit us from) and use ourselves. This privacy notice tells you about your privacy rights and how the law protects you.

Purpose of This Privacy Notice

This privacy notice aims to give you information on how J. Parkinson & Sons collects and processes your personal data including any data you may provide in person or through our website. It is important that you read this privacy notice so that you are fully aware of how and why we are using your data.


J. Parkinson & Sons is the controller and responsible for your personal data. We have appointed a data privacy manager who is responsible for overseeing this policy.

Contact Details

Our full details are:

Full name of legal entity: J. Parkinson & Sons Name of

Our privacy manager: Warren Tyler

Email Address:

Postal address: Oil Mill Fold, Rotherham, S60 1BB

Telephone number: 01709 382576

You have the right to make a complaint at any time to the Information commissioners Office (ICO) ( We would, however, appreciate the chance to deal with your concerns before you approach the ICO.

ICO reg no/ ZA364734. Contact ICO Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wimslow Cheshire, SK9 5AF

The Data We Collect About You

Personal data, or personal information, means any information about an individual from which a person can be identified.

We may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of personal data which we have grouped together.

Identity Data

Includes full names, title and date of birth.

Contact Data

Includes billing address and telephone numbers and religious beliefs.

Transaction Data

Includes details about payments from you for services purchased from us.

How is Your Personal Data Collected?

Direct interaction, by filling in forms or corresponding by phone, email or otherwise. Its is important the data we hold is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your personal data changes during you relationship with us.

How We Use Your Personal Data

We will only use your personal data when the law allows us to (This is also known as our lawful basis for processing) By consenting to the Privacy Notice, you are providing us with permission for your personal data to be processed. You can withdrawn your consent at anytime by contacting us directly to update your preferences. Most commonly, we will use your personal data in the following circumstances:

Where we need to perform the contract we are about to enter into or have entered into with you. Including transferring you personal information to celebrants/ministers, crematoria and cemeteries , who have in turn their own personal privacy policies to adhere to Where we need to comply with a legal or regulatory obligate.

We will only use your personal data for the purpose on which we collect it. We have put into place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal data to our employees and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal data on our instruction and they too are subject to a duty of confidentiality. 

We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so.

Date Retention

We will retain your personal data indefinitely for future reference purposes and request to exhume ’the deceased/ashes’.To fulfil the purpose we collected it for, including for the purpose of satisfying any legal and accounting requirements.

By law we have to keep basic information for six years after they cease being customers for tax purposes.

Your Legal Rights

Under certain circumstances, you have the rights under data protection laws in relation to your personal data;

Right to be informed

Right of access

Right to rectification

Right to Erasure ( right to be forgotten)

Right to restrict processing

Right to object

Right to data portability

Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling

If you wish to exercise any of the rights set out above, please contact us

All requests to exercise these rights will be forwarded on should there be a third party involvement in the processing of the personal data.

What We May Need From You

We may need to request information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure your right to personal data (or to excursive any of your other rights.) This is a security measure so information is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it. We may also contact you for further information to speed up our response.

J. Parkinson & Sons, Independent Funeral Directors since 1873. Serving the people of Rotherham for six generations with care and respect.

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Our Services

Our Services Include All Of The Below & More, All Services Can Be Tailored To Suit Your Individual Requirements.

  • 24 hour service and private chapel of rest
  • Prepaid funeral plans
  • Horse drawn, motorcycle, trike and campervan hearse's
  • Newspaper notices and floral tributes
  • Help with documentation
  • All denominations
  • Luxury fleet and ample parking available