Privacy & Cookies

Everything you need to know.

Bournemouth Foodbank is dedicated to safeguarding your privacy when using our online services. We process personal data in compliance with current Data Protection Legislation. This policy outlines the data collection and usage practices, as well as your control over our use of your information.

Privacy Policy

As our website evolves with new features, products, or services, or as we enhance our commitment to your privacy, this Privacy Policy may be updated periodically. Therefore, please revisit this Privacy Policy regularly for any amendments.

For inquiries about our Privacy Policy, please contact [email protected] 

Your Consent to this Privacy Policy

By using our website, you accept the terms of this Privacy Policy without reservation.


Data Collection and Usage

Bournemouth Foodbank collects and processes your information to:

Identify your device, browser, and operating system to optimize your web experience.

Enhance our services and website.

Conduct research on user demographics, interests, and behaviour.

Provide you with relevant information and updates related to our work.

When contacting us, you may be asked for personal details such as your name, email address, postal address, and phone number. Providing this information is voluntary, but if you choose not to, our ability to deliver an optimal service may be affected.


Log Files and IP Addresses

Our web server automatically logs your IP address (the unique identifier of your computer or mobile device on the internet) when you visit our website. We use IP addresses for website administration, demographic data collection, and broad data analysis. This non-personal information helps us enhance our website and cannot be used to identify you.

Data Retention Period

We retain data related to your website using only as long as necessary for the purposes outlined in this policy.

Data Storage Location

The data you submit via our website is stored on a computer within the European Economic Area (EEA). If you use our services while outside the EEA, your information may be transferred outside the EEA to provide those services.


Bournemouth Foodbank prioritizes the security of user information. We implement measures to protect against data loss, misuse, and alteration. Our security and privacy policies are regularly reviewed and updated, and access to user information is restricted to authorized personnel. Our websites utilize secure server software (SSL) to encrypt financial data before transmission.

While we strive to prevent data loss, misuse, or alteration, we cannot guarantee absolute security.

Information about Products and Services

If you have subscribed to updates from Bournemouth Foodbank, we may send you information about activities and opportunities we believe may interest you. If you no longer wish to receive these updates, please email [email protected]. In such cases, we may retain suppression data to ensure you are excluded from future communications.


Cookies Policy

Use of Cookies

Cookies are small pieces of data stored on your hard drive by a website to track your activity and store certain information. Most browsers accept cookies by default, but you can change your browser settings to reject them if desired. First-party cookies are specific to the originating server and cannot be accessed by other servers, preventing them from tracking your movements across the web. Third-party cookies are added by scripts from other websites, such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. Although cookies identify a user’s computer, they do not reveal personal information, passwords, or credit card details.

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