Volunteers – Your Personal Information

Volunteer privacy policy

When you apply to be a volunteer

If you apply to volunteer at FAITH Christian Group (FCG), we collect your personal information through your application form, interview or references so we can process your application.

We do this based on our legitimate interest as your prospective ‘employer’.

We only ask for information which is relevant to the role you’re applying for.

We’ll collect personal details such as name, address, telephone number and email address, previous experience, qualifications, and any support needs you may have.

We might collect other information such as that you hold a driving licence or are First Aid trained .

How we use your information

We’ll use the information you give us at the recruitment stage to progress your application and to help us decide whether or not you’ve got the right skills for the role.

During your working time with us, we will use your personal data to communicate with you as appropriate, to maintain training and other personnel management records.

We will not share the information outside FCG with data processors for contract purposes.

Staff who access your information have had information protection training to make sure your information is handled sensitively and securely.

Storing your information

We keep your information securely on our internal systems (individual files and spreadsheets).

We dispose of your personal data securely in accordance with our data retention policy.

We keep the various types of personal data we hold on volunteers for varying periods, depending on the type.

You can ask for further information on this.

Get in touch with us about your data

You can contact us and ask us:

  • what information we’ve stored about you
  • to change or update your details
  • to withdraw your consent to our holding relevant personal data in our records