We advise members that we will keep their information until they resign or do not renew the 2 years statement is to keep the information for 2 years after they resign or do not renew. Should someone request their details to be deleted earlier then we would have to comply with this. Consideration has been given to those who may be studying for an award or have an intention to as they may need to provide details of their Church membership. A retention document has now been completed for Churches and the period has been confirmed as 2 years.