Privacy policy

  • Introduction
    We take your privacy seriously. This privacy policy describes how and why we obtain, store and process data which can identify you. We may update this policy from time to time and shall indicate on the web site when changes have been made.
  • About the information we collect
    Information is collected from you when you register with us. The information we collect is clearly set out on the web page on which we collect it. In addition, we use cookies unless you configure your web browser not to accept them. (See ‘cookies’ section below).
  • Why we collect it
    We may collect information about volunteers to share with volunteer coordinating centres, and about organisations to list in the directory.
  • Who we disclose it to and how we use it
    For volunteers, with your permission we may pass on the information you provide to volunteer coordinating centres, who may contact you for volunteering purposes only.
  • Data Protection
    Grenfell Connect is registered with the Information Commissioner in the UK as a “data controller” in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998. Further details of the registration are available at
  • Security
    Keeping information about you secure is very important to us and access to the site is encrypted using SSL. However, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be totally secure. As a result, whilst we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information which you send to us, and you may do so at your own risk.
  • Accessing and updating your personal information
    We will always let you have a copy of personal information we hold have about you, should you request it, and you may ask us to correct it if you wish.
  • Cookies
    Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. To collect information about how visitors use our site, Grenfell Connect uses the following cookies: Google Analytics cookies: _utma _utmb _utmc _utmz. Used to collect information about how visitors use our site. Information is collected in an anonymous form.
  • Questions?
    If you have any questions or complaints relating to this Privacy Policy or how we use the personal information we have about you, please contact us. We will endeavour to respond to you promptly.
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