Privacy policy


The Newland Christian Trust

We are committed to ensuring that any personal data we hold about you is protected in accordance with data protection laws and is used in line with your expectations.

1. What is personal data?

Personal data relates to a living individual who can be identified from that data. The processing of personal data is governed by the General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”).

2. Who are we?

The Newland Christian Trust is the data controller (contact details below). This means it decides how your personal data is processed and for what purposes.

3. What data do we collect?

  • Your Name
  • Contact information such as email address, postal address and telephone numbers
  • Financial information relating to giving and gift aid (including bank details)

4. Your rights 

Unless subject to an exemption under the GDPR, you have the following rights with respect to your personal data: -

  • The right to request a copy of your personal data which we hold about you
  • The right to request the correction of any personal data if it is found to be inaccurate or out of date
  • The right to request your personal data is erased where it is no longer necessary for us to keep it
  • The right to withdraw your consent to the processing at any time
  • The right to data portability (obtaining a copy of your data to re-use with another organisation)
  • The right to object to us using your personal data for particular purposes
  • The right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioners Office

5. Our principles of use

Under the obligations of the GDPR the data we hold is:-

  • Collected and processed for a lawful reason, and in a fair and transparent way
  • Only used for the purpose that we originally collected it
  • Limited to that which is necessary for the stated purpose (in other words, we don't collect irrelevant data)
  • Accurate and kept up to date
  • Kept only for as long as it is necessary
  • Kept securely whether it is held on paper or electronically

6. How do we use your data? (this is known as processing)

We use your personal data to enable us to administer your financial giving to the Trust, and also to comply with any requests for information from the Inland Revenue relating to Gift Aid.

7. What is the legal basis for processing your personal data?

  • Processing is necessary for carrying out legal obligations in relation to Gift Aid or under employment, social security or social protection law, or a collective agreement.
  • Processing is carried out by a not-for-profit body with a political, philosophical, religious or trade union aim provided: -
    • the processing relates only to members or former members (or those who have regular contact with it in connection with those purposes); and
    • there is no disclosure to a third party without consent.

8. Sharing your personal data

Your personal data will be treated as strictly confidential.

9. How long do we keep your personal data?

We keep data in accordance with the requirements from the government for Gift Aid.

Specifically, we retain gift aid declarations and associated paperwork for up to 6 years after the calendar year to which they relate.

10. Further processing

If we wish to use your personal data for a new purpose, not covered by this Data Protection Notice, we will seek your prior consent to the new processing.



Additional information relating to data collected by this website

The Newland Christian Trust operates this website, .

This website collects no Personal data unless you fill in our Giving Form as described above. If you do this we will ask you to provide us with your name and email address so we can contact you about your giving. Your information will not be used for any other purpose. By using this site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

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Contact Us

If you have a concern about the way we are collecting or using your personal data, we request that you raise your concern with us in the first instance using the details on the contact page. Alternatively, you can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office on 0303 123 1113 or at