Privacy Statement

How we collect your data

We collect your data in a number of ways; when you make a donation(s), join our mailing list, volunteer or when you use the contact form on your website to get in touch with us. We use cookies on our website browser which do not collect personal data but rather collect information which helps us assess how the website is used and how it can be improved. Your details are kept safely on our secure database.

We subscribe to the best fundraising practice guidelines provided by the Institute of Fundraising and The Fundraising Regulator. We fully subscribe to The Data Protection Act (1998), The E-communications Act (2003) and The Charities Act (2016).

We will never intentionally misuse or allow others to misuse any personal data it collects or holds.

How we use your data

Email address:

We only send you emails, including our newsletter, if you have given us your consent. You can unsubscribe to our emails at any time, by using the ‘unsubscribe’ link at the bottom of all our emails, or by getting in touch [email protected]

Postal Address:

We use your postal address to thank you for your donation(s) where we do not have an email address or if you have unsubscribed from our email communications.

Telephone Number:

We will use your telephone number to provide information, including fundraising and marketing if we have your permission to do so. We will not contact you by telephone if you are registered on the Telephone Preferential Service (TPS) unless we have a specific opt-in from you or if the call is of an administrative nature. We will not use your telephone number to send SMA.

Peoples Kitchen will not sell, trade or rent your personal contact details to any organisation. We do use third-party financial institutions to process our donations. They receive the card number and other personal information only to verify and process transactions securely. We do not allow for any third parties to sell, trade or rent this data or use it for anything other than what they are contracted to do, or store the data over a long-term period.


We carry out research using publicly available information and expressed interests which allows our fundraising volunteers to communicate with supporters in an individual and tailored way relating to their interests. This allows us to reduce the amount of unwanted or irrelevant communications sent to our donors.

How we store your information

Peoples Kitchen stores all information relating to individuals in a secure online cloud or on our secure online database. No personal information is stored on individual computers or external hard drives unless necessary. When this is required additional password protection is used to protect this information.

Your rights

If you do wish to exercise any of your rights, as listed below please write to us at [email protected]

  • Access to your personal information
  • Objection to processing of your personal information
  • Objection to automated decision-making and profiling
  • Restriction of processing of your personal information
  • Your personal data portability
  • Rectification of your personal information
  • Erasure of your personal information

If you make a request relating to any of your rights listed above, we will consider each request in accordance with all applicable data protection laws and regulations. No administration fee will be charged for considering and/or complying with such a request unless the request is deemed to be excessive in nature.

Upon successful verification of your identity, you are entitled to obtain the following information about your own personal information:

The purposes of the collection, processing, use and storage of your personal data. The source(s) of the personal information if it was not obtained from you.

The categories of personal data stored about you.

The recipients or categories of recipients to whom your personal data has been or may be transmitted, along with the location of those recipients.

The envisaged period of storage for your personal data or the rationale for determining the storage period.

The use of any automated decision-making and/or profiling.

You can make the above request by emailing: [email protected]

We strive to be transparent and open. We could not carry out our vital work without the support and financial backing of our volunteers, individual and corporate supporters and donors.

If you wish to discuss any of this further, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us.

Thank you for your continued support.