Privacy policy

Who are we?

In this policy, ‘we’, ‘our’ or ‘us’ refers to Bible Society, a registered charity in England and Wales (232759).

The website for The People's Bible is administered by us, on behalf of Bible Society and the Scottish Bible Society (registered charity SC010767). Please note that both Bible Society and the Scottish Bible Society are data controllers of personal data submitted as part of this project.

Our address is: Stonehill Green, Westlea, Swindon, SN5 7DG.

Your Privacy

We respect your privacy and want to communicate with you in a way that suits you, in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Your privacy is important to us and this policy explains how we use your personal information and keep it secure.

What is personal information?

Personal information covers any data that enables us to identify you as an individual. This could include, name, address, telephone number or email address.

How do we use your personal information?

When you supply personal information to us, we only use this information for the purpose for which it was given and ensure that it is kept securely.

You can change the way we communicate with you, at any time, by emailing our Contact Centre at contactus@biblesociety.org.uk

Lawful basis for processing your information

We use different reasons for using your information:

Consent – sometimes we use your information to send you communications, such as emails, because you have given us clear consent to do so

Legitimate Interest – we will process your information when it is in our legitimate interest to do this and when these interests do not override your rights. Those legitimate interests include providing you with postal information e.g. fundraising appeals, supporter magazine etc.

How long do we keep your information

We only keep your information for as long as we need to. We will have a lawful reason to keep your data and when we no longer need it, we will delete it. We will update this section soon, with examples of how long we will keep certain information.

Do we share your personal information?

We do not share your details with third parties, unless it is necessary to do so. Some of the ways it may be necessary to share your information include:

In cases like these, we will have a data agreement in place to ensure that these companies will not use your information for their own use, but only to fulfil the function on our behalf.

Your information will not be passed to third parties for marketing purposes.

Your rights

How we use Cookies

We use cookies to assist and improve your experience on this website.

Third Party

We collect information about the Internet Protocol (IP) addresses of all our website visitors, using Google Analytics, in order to see how our website is used and monitor site traffic so as continuously improve and develop the design and content of our site. This information is not personally identifiable information – it is anonymised.

How to contact us

You can get in touch with us in the following ways:

If you have any concerns regarding this privacy policy or the way we are processing your personal information, please contact:

The Data Protection Officer, at the address below, or email dataprotection@biblesociety.org.uk

Bible Society, Stonehill Green, Westlea, Swindon SN5 7DG

Last revision: 17 May 2018