Privacy Policy

We intend only to process personal information fairly and transparently as required by data protection law including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). In particular, before obtaining information from you (including through use of cookies) we intend to alert you to this Notice, let you know how we intend to process the information (including through use of cookies) and that we'll only process the information as permitted by law. The GDPR also defines certain 'special categories' of personal information that's considered more sensitive. These categories require a higher level of protection, as explained below.

Of course, you may browse parts of this Website without providing any information about yourself and without accepting cookies. In that case, it's unlikely we'll possess and process any information relating to you.

We'll start this Notice by setting out the conditions we must satisfy before processing your data. However, you may wish to start with the table at clause 4, which summarises what we intend to collect, or the table at clause 8.5, which summarises our use of cookies. The Notice also explains some of the security measures we take to protect your personal information, and tells you certain things we will or won't do.

Sometimes, when you take a new service or product from us, or discuss taking a new service or product but decide against it, we might wish to provide you with further information about similar services or products by email or other written electronic communication. In that situation, we will always give you the opportunity to refuse to receive that further information and if you change your mind please let us know. We'll endeavour to remind you of your right to opt-out on each occasion that we provide such information.

  1. Identity and contact details
    1. Principal place of business: Ullet Road, Liverpool, L17 2AA
  2. When we're allowed to collect information from you

We will only collect personal information relating to you if one of the following conditions has been satisfied:

  1. You have clearly told us that you are content for us to collect that information for the particular purpose or purposes that we will have specified.
  2. The processing is necessary for the performance of a contract that we have with you.
  3. The processing is necessary so that we can comply with the law.
  4. The processing is necessary to protect someone's life.
  5. The processing is necessary for the performance of a task that's in the public interest.
  6. The processing is necessary for our or another's legitimate interests - but in this case, we'll balance those interests against your interests.

Information type

Purpose and related details


Contact Information

  • We collect this to contact you regarding your enquiry, keep you abreast of news and events or for any donations using Gift Aid.
  • We intend to share this data with HMRC in order to obtain tax relief on any donations. They will be processing the data for purposes that they determine
  • We'll ask for your consent
  1. We may collect personal information about you from a number of sources, including the following:
    1. From you when you agree to take a service or product from us, in which case this may include your contact details, date of birth, how you will pay for the product or service and your bank details.
    2. From you when you contact us with an enquiry or in response to a communication from us, in which case, this may tell us something about how you use our services.
    3. As you interact with this Website, we may automatically collect technical information about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns (such as your internet protocol (IP) address, your login data, browser type and version, time zone setting and location, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform, and other technology on the devices you use to access this Website). We may collect this personal information by using cookies and other similar technologies.
    4. From documents that are available to the public, such as the electoral register.
    5. From third parties to whom you have provided information with your consent to pass it on to other organisations or persons - when we receive such information we will let you know as soon as is reasonably practicable.
  2. If you refuse to provide information requested, then if that information is necessary for a service we provide to you we may need to stop providing that service.
  3. If at any point you think we've invited you to provide information without explaining why, feel free to object and ask for our reasons.

Cookie name

Cookie qualities

Consent needed


  • Used to distinguish users.
  • Category 4 - targeting and advertising
  • Third party: another website is placing the cookie
  • Persistent cookie, expiry: 2 Years



  • Used to persist session state.
  • Category 4 - targeting and advertising
  • Third party: another website is placing the cookie
  • Persistent cookie, expiry: 2 Years



  • Security
  • Category 1 - essential
  • First party: we're placing the cookie
  • Session cookie



  • User session
  • Category 1 - essential
  • First party: we're placing the cookie
  • Session cookie


  1. The distinctions referred to in the above table are as follows:
    1. First party versus third party cookies - we set first party cookies ourselves; third party cookies are set by other entities via our Website.
    2. Session versus persistent cookies - session cookies only persist for the duration of that visit; persistent cookies last for longer.
    3. Categories 1-4 found in the ICC UK Cookie guide, as explained below. Category 1 cookies don't require your consent, though we must still tell you about those cookies. Categories 2-4 do require your specific and informed consent.

Category 1

Strictly necessary

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies services you have asked for, like shopping baskets or e-billing, cannot be provided.

We include in this category cookies that are used only for electronic communication. (The ICC doesn't refer to these cookies, but the law is the same.)

Category 2


These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. This information is only used to improve how a website works.

Category 3


These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. For instance, a website may be able to provide you with local weather reports or traffic news by storing in a cookie the region in which you are currently located. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as a live chat session.

Category 4

Targeting and advertising

These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the website operator’s permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers. Quite often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organisation.

  1. As with any other information we may collect from you, we'll work to protect the security of your information during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software to encrypt information you input.
  2. The Website may include links to third-party websites. We do not provide any personally identifiable customer personal information to these third-party websites unless permitted in accordance with this privacy notice, however as to cookies please see above clause 8.
  3. We exclude all liability for loss that you may incur when using these third-party websites.

You can ask us for a copy of this Notice by writing to the above address or by emailing us at This Notice applies to personal information we hold about individuals. It does not apply to

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