This Privacy Notice sets out how  uses and protects any personal data that you
give when you use this website. It also explains how we store this data and
keep it safe.  is committed to ensuring that your privacy is
protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be
identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only
be used in accordance with this Privacy Notice.

hope the following sections will answer any questions you have and but if not,
please do get in touch with us. We may change or update this policy on occasion
so please check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with
any changes.

policy is effective from 24th February 2019

Our Legal bases for using personal

law on data protection sets out a number of different reasons for which a company
may collect and process your personal data.


  • You
    have given clear consent for us to process your personal data for a
    specific purpose. For example, if you contact us using our contact form on
    our website with a query or enquiry, we would use the information you
    provide to contact you.


  • If the
    law requires us to, we may need to collect and process your data.
  • For
    example, we can pass on details of people involved in fraud or other
    criminal activity affecting the
     to the police.

Legitimate interest

specific situations, we require your data to pursue our legitimate interests in
a way which might reasonably be expected as part of the Victoria Park Friends
and which does not materially impact your rights, freedom or interests

example, if you have opted in to our mailing list we will use your address
details to send you our friends group related information we think might interest
you by email or post.

When do we collect your personal data?

  • When
    you visit our website and fill in an online enquiry via our contact form.
  • When
    you sign up at Victoria Park Events
  • When
    you email us directly?
  • When
    you comment or engage with us on social media.
  • When
    you choose to complete any surveys we send you.
  • When
    you’ve given a third party permission to share with us the information
    they hold about you.

The Types of Personal Information We

of any communication or interactions you have with us if you get in touch using
any of our online enquiry and contact forms.
Information gathered by the use of cookies. Please see the cookie statement

How and why we use your personal

  • To
    respond to your queries and requests, when you contact us.
  • Handling
    the information you sent enables us to respond. We may also keep a record
    of these to inform any future communication with us and to demonstrate how
    we communicated with you throughout. We do this on the basis of our legal
    obligations and our legitimate interests in providing you with the best
    communication and understanding how we can improve our help more based on
    your experience. Any communication may be kept on record for a reasonable
    time to help us deal with your query effectively.
    To protect us from fraud or any kind of illegal activity.
  • With
    your consent, we will use your personal data, preferences and details you
    provide to keep you informed by email or phone.
  • To send
    you communications required by law. For example; any significant updates
    to our Privacy Notice.

What we do to protect your personal

know how important data security is to you so we are treat your personal
information with the utmost care and are committed to ensuring that your
personal information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or
misuse of your data, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and
managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect
online. For example;

  • Every
    page and area on the website is secured using ‘https’ security technology.
  • We use
    the latest security and hosting packages to prevent any cyber attack or
    security breach.

How long do we keep your personal
data for?

we collect or process your personal data, we’ll only keep it for as long as is
necessary for the purpose for which it was collected. At the end of that
retention period, your data will either be deleted completely or anonymised.


  • If you
    get in touch via our contact
    , the personal information you provide may be kept on record for a
    reasonable time to help us deal with your query effectively.

What are your rights regarding your
personal data

  • You can
    ask us for a copy of any personal information we hold about you at any
  • You can
    inform us of any changes to your personal information, or if you want us
    to correct any of the personal information we hold about you.
  • Whenever
    you have given us your consent to use your personal data, such as via an
    online enquiry form, you have the right to change your mind at any time
    and withdraw that consent.
  • To ask
    for your information to be amended, please contact us.

Contacting the regulator

you have a concern about the way we have handled your personal information, or
are not happy with any response to an enquiry, you have a right to contact the
Information Commissioner’s Office to lodge a complaint.

can contact them by calling 0303 123 1113 or visit or go online to

Any questions about the Privacy

hope that this Privacy Policy is clear and easy to understand, and that you are
happy with the information on your data protection.

you have any questions at all please get in touch anytime by using our contact form

Organisation Information

Park Friends is currently an unincorporated voluntary organisation constituted
in 2010