How we collect it, store it, protect it, and when we share it.
We take your privacy very seriously.
We want to tell you more about what we do with your personal information and how we keep it secure.
Volunteer Edinburgh collects information about you when you:
- Visit our websites, join a mailing list, contact us on social media or by email, or complete a survey
- Use one of our services for volunteers or for volunteer involving organisations. This includes attending an event or taking part in training and learning with us.
- Become an employee or apply for a job with us
- Become a Volunteer Edinburgh volunteer or apply to become one
Members of Volunteer Edinburgh
If you become a Member of Volunteer Edinburgh we will contact you to give you information on meetings, governance and organisational news. We will keep your contact details for six years after your membership ceases.
You can cease your membership of Volunteer Edinburgh at any time by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by writing to Membership, Volunteer Edinburgh, 222 Leith Walk, Edinburgh, EH6 5EQ.
Under Data Protection legislation, you have rights as an individual about how we use your information.
You can read more about these rights here – https://ico.org.uk/for-the-public/is-my-information-being-handled-correctly/
Access to your data
You have the right to see what data we hold about you. If you want to do this then contact us – details are below. We’ll provide this information in line with GDPR requirements.
If you tell us that the data we hold on you isn’t correct, we’ll take steps to address this as soon as we can practically do so.
Our basis for processing data
Under to GDPR we must tell you what lawful basis we rely on for processing data. We rely on legitimate interests for processing all our data. Where we process special category data we rely on explicit consent. This means that if we are asking you to give us information on your health, ethnic origin or other sensitive data then we will check that you agree to us processing your data and we’ll tell you what we will be using it for.
This privacy notice was last updated in May 2020.
How to contact us
If you would like more information you can call 0131 225 0630 or write to Volunteer Edinburgh, 222 Leith Walk, Edinburgh, EH6 5EQ.