A new, Europe-wide, regulation comes into force next year. The implications for churches which hold and process personal data are far reaching. As Christians, we should want to set an example in our performance in this area. In this article Neil Walker provides an overview and a call to action. He is an IT educator by profession, was involved in IT training and processes in a large bank, and serves on the boards of Partnership and Church Growth Trust. He is a leader of Caldmore Evangelical Church, Walsall.