The Welcoming is an independent charity (SC041952) and company limited by guarantee (SC398913). We take personal privacy very seriously and process all personal data in accordance with current UK data protection legislation.

Information about you: how we use it and with whom we share it

We collect personal information from you when you register with us as a Participant, prospective Volunteer or Friend of the Welcoming. See our current registration forms for details of the information we collect (Participants, Volunteers, Friends).

We collect this information so that we can provide you with the information or services that you have requested. We are using information about you because you have given us your consent.

We do not share your details with third parties.

We retain information as follows:

  • Participants – 2 years following registration or as long as you wish to stay registered with the Welcoming
  • Volunteers – as long as you are an active volunteer or wish to keep in contact with the Welcoming
  • Friends – as long as you wish to remain a Friend of the Welcoming

If you no longer wish to be contacted by the Welcoming or for us to hold your information, please contact us and we will remove your data immediately.

You have a right to request a copy of the information we hold about you. Please contact us if you would like to do this.

You may also ask us to correct or remove information that you think is inaccurate.

We keep our Privacy Policy under regular review and will place any updates on this webpage. This Privacy Notice was last updated on 14 May 2018.

Please contact us if you have any questions about this Privacy Notice or about any of the information we may hold about you.

Find out more about your rights under current UK data protection legislation on the website of the Information Commissioner’s Office.