Privacy Policy

Your information

How we collect it, store it, protect it, and when we share it.

We take your privacy very seriously and we want to tell you more about what we do with your personal information and how we keep it secure. collects information about you when you visit this website or contact us by email using the sites contact form.

We use Google Analytics to find out how people use our website. This helps us improve our website, making it more useful and easier to use. The information we use does not identify anyone individually. If we do want to collect information that identifies you as an individual through our website, we will be up front about this. We will make it clear when we are collecting personal information and we’ll explain what we intend to do with it.

You can read our Cookie Policy here.

We use to host our website. For more information about how WordPress processes data, please see their privacy notice here.

Links to other websites

Our website contains links to other, external websites. The privacy information here does not cover what happens when you click on a link to an external site. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on other websites you visit.

We can’t accept any responsibility or liability for the privacy practices of third party websites.

Your rights

Under Data Protection legislation, you have rights as an individual about how we use your information.

You can read more about these rights here.

Access to your data

You have the right to see what data we hold about you. If you want to do this then please contact us (details are below). We’ll provide this information in line with GDPR requirements.

If you tell us that the data we hold on you isn’t correct, we’ll take steps to address this as soon as we can practically do so.

Our basis for processing data

Under to GDPR we must tell you what lawful basis we rely on for processing data. We rely on legitimate interests for processing all our data. Where we process special category data we rely on explicit consent. This means that if we are asking you to give us information on your health, ethnic origin or other sensitive data then we will ask you to consent to us processing your data and we’ll tell you what we will be using it for.


This privacy notice was last updated in January 2019.

How to contact us

If you want more information about our privacy policy and how we use personal data you can contact us by email at or write to Volunteer Edinburgh, 222 Leith Walk, Edinburgh, EH6 5EQ.