When you request information from The Base Youth Centre, sign up to any of our services, donate to us, or buy things from us, we obtain information about you.
We will ask for your consent to retain this information and will make it clear what your information will be used for. This Privacy Statement explains how we look after that information and what we do with it.
GDPR – May 2018
We have a legal duty under the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) to prevent your information falling into the wrong hands. We must also ensure that the data we hold is accurate, adequate, relevant and not excessive.
Normally, information we hold comes directly from you, as set out in our Data Protection Policy. Whenever we collect information from you, we will ask for your consent to collect this information and make it clear what the purpose of this collection is. We will only ask for information required in order to provide you with the information, service or goods you need. You do not have to provide us with any additional information unless you choose to.
We store your information securely on our computer system. We restrict access to those who have a need to know, and we train our staff in handling the information securely and confidentially.
If you have signed up to a training event or other service, when you sign up we will ask you for consent to pass your details to the professional worker/volunteer providing that service. That worker/volunteer may hold additional information about your participation in these activities. We have an agreement in place with our professional workers/volunteers or any other agents or sub-contractors who we need to disclose your personal information to. They will only able to use your personal information in accordance with this agreement.
In addition, we may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings, and in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights.
We would also like to contact you in future to tell you about other services we provide and to keep you informed of what we are doing and ways in which you might like to support us. You have the right to ask us not to contact you in this way and the right to ask us to remove the information which we hold on you.
We will always aim to provide a clear method for you to consent for your information to be stored for this purpose. You can also contact us directly at any time to tell us not to send you any future marketing material, or to remove your information by contacting us at