Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Privacy Notice

  1. Why we collect information about you?

Engage in Gloucester is made up of Heritage, Arts, Cultural and Community organisations from the Gloucestershire area. The list of current members is available on the website or you can use the “Contact” button in the top right hand corner of the site to contact an administrator to access the list.


Engage in Gloucester uses the information you provide when you volunteer for a challenge to enable the organisations that you have expressed an interest in to contact you. You consent to Engage in Gloucester holding your personal data when you create your account.


  1. What information do we collect about you?

We may collect the following information about you when you sign up to the Engage in Gloucester site:

 - Your name

 - Your postal address

 - Your email address

 - Your date of Birth

 - Your gender

 - Your telephone number


  1. Who do we share this information with?

The information you give is shared with the organisation(s) that you sign up to volunteer with for the purposes of contacting you about your volunteering.

We also use the data as anonymous statistics that cannot be traced back to any individual, to make the case for how important volunteering is for Gloucester.


  1. Is there any information transferred to or stored on servers based outside the EEA?

No information we hold about you is transferred to or stored on servers based outside the EEA.


  1. How long do we keep your information?

Your information is kept in your Engage in Gloucester account until you delete your account or you ask us to delete your account.


An account is judged to be dormant if you do not log into it in over 5years. Dormant accounts are manually deleted if no response to anemail inviting you to log into your account to keep it active is received within 28 days. You may open a new account at any time if you want to volunteer again.

The anonymised data is retained for statistical and research purposes.


  1. Who do we collect information from?

We only collect information from people who open an account on the Engage in Gloucester website together with the contact details of the organisation that publicise volunteering challenges on the Engage in Gloucester website.


  1. What are the consequences if we do not collect the data?

If you don’t open an account with Engage in Gloucester you can still volunteer for the challenge by contacting the organisation directly, however, you won’t be able to volunteer through the Engage in Gloucester website as we wouldn’t have any way of contacting you.


  1. Are any decisions about you made by automatic means?

No decisions about you or your data are made by automatic means.