Quaker Housing Trust is a charity created by the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in Britain as a channel through which Friends can give financial help to charitable social housing providers. Our full address is Quaker Housing Trust, Friends House, 173 Euston Road, London NW1 2BJ. Our registered company number is 00924311 and our registered charity number is 254704.
We act as a controller when we collect personal data from our trustees, donors, applicants and enquirers.
We collect this data in the legitimate interests of supporting our work. We will also ask for consent for data processing where appropriate. When we ask for personal data we will inform you of how we intend to manage it and what measures we will take to ensure its security
How we collect data
Quaker Housing Trust collects personal data through:
We will ensure that all personal data supplied is held in accordance with EU General Data Protection Regulation and UK Data Protection legislation.
Why we collect data
Processing and consent
When we ask for personal data we will outline how we will use and manage it and, where appropriate, ask for your consent to do so.
Some parts of the site may ask you for more information so that you can apply for a grant, sign up for newsletters, get more information about our work or donate money to support us.
You’ll always be told when this information is being collected. In most cases you’ll be asked to enter it – for example, an email address to sign up for further information. This information will only be used for the purposes stated.
We will not use this personal data for other purposes without asking your permission. We will not keep this information for longer than necessary. We will not use third parties to process your data without taking reasonable steps to ensure they comply with UK Data Protection legislation and EU General Data Protection Regulation.
We will never sell your data to third parties.
We collect the following information from people visiting the website:
We review our log we use to keep your information on a regular basis. We are legally required to hold some types of information to fulfil our statutory obligations (for example the collection of Gift Aid). We will only hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity, or as long as is set out in any relevant contract you hold with us.
Data location and security
Your personal data is held in electronic and paper form as appropriate. Electronic data is held on secure servers operated by Britain Yearly Meeting. Data in paper form is held securely and destroyed securely. More details about this are given in our Privacy Notice.
Like most websites, our site uses small data files stored on your computer called cookies.
Cookies are small pieces of information sent by an organisation to your computer and stored on your hard drive to allow that website to recognise you when you visit. They collect statistical data about your browsing actions and patterns and do not identify you as an individual.
Links to and from our website
Disclosure of your information
We may disclose your personal information:
Your rights over your data
If you have any queries, please in the first instance, please contact Secretary QHT at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 020 7663 1051.
Should you wish to make a subject access request to view your personal data held by us, please contact Secretary QHT at email@example.com or on 020 7663 1051.
Should you wish to withdraw permission for use of your data or to update the data we hold for you, please contact Secretary QHT at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 020 7663 1051.
Changes to this policy
We will review and update this policy in line with best practice and changes in legislation. We will always have an up-to-date version of the policy on our website and available from our secretary.