Privacy Policy

At Wandsworth Welcomes Refugees we believe that you have a right to privacy and we take your confidentiality very seriously.

The purpose of this policy is to give you a clear explanation about how we collect and use the personal information you provide to us. We want to make sure that we use your information in accordance with all applicable laws concerning the protection of personal information.

Our Legal Basis for Using Your Information 

To comply with UK data protection rules, Wandsworth Welcomes Refugees must have a legal basis for collecting and using your personal information. The legal basis we use will depend on the way in which we collect and use your data. In almost all cases, our processing of your personal information will fall into the following category: Legitimate interests.  

How We Use Your Data 

We will only get in touch with you to provide you with information on our work, events, campaigns, volunteering opportunities, and donation requests. We may also share information relating to our partner organisations. If you ask us to stop contacting you, we will, unless we are legally obliged to communicate with you. We will only contact you by email or phone, depending on your preference. 

Your Data Protection Rights 

We only hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is required. The amount of time we store data for will depend on how long we are required to process it for and the reason for collecting it. You are in control of how we use your data and you have the right to ask us to stop processing your personal information. You also have the right to request a copy of the information we hold about you.

Changes to this policy and how to contact us

We may change this policy from time to time as we add new services or features or in response to changes in the law or our commercial arrangements. Any changes to our privacy policy will be posted on our website. If you have any questions about this policy you can email us at