This privacy statement describes how Charity Law Association, PO Box 828, Gillingham. ME8 1DJ. collects and uses information through our website, If you have any questions about this statement or your personal information, please contact us at

Information collection and use

Charity Law Association is the sole owner of the personal data collected on this website (“the Website”). We do not sell, share, or transfer this personal data, except as set out in this statement. We use your personal data to improve our marketing, for administration of the membership benefits of the association and to notify you of any working parties. We may employ the services of a third party to help us in certain areas, such as website hosting. In some cases that third party may receive your information. However, at all times Charity Law Association will control and be responsible for the use of your personal data. We follow appropriate security procedures in the storage and disclosure of personal information so as to prevent unauthorised access by third parties. We also require those parties to whom we transfer personal information to comply with the same. Unfortunately the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will take reasonable and appropriate steps to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your personal data, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access. We use personally identifiable information about you to improve our marketing and promotional efforts and for administration of the membership benefits of the association. Personal information is generally collected for the purpose of administration and maintenance of membership records, provision and administration of working parties, activities, membership meetings and the Annual Conference. Please be aware that Charity Law Association do not control and are not responsible for websites that are referred to or linked from its own websites and that use of your personal information on these websites is not subject to this Privacy Policy.


On 26th May 2011, new legislation was introduced on the use of cookies. A cookie is a tiny piece of data stored on a user’s hard drive via a web browser when you visit a webpage. They are used to track and analyse user information but are anonymous. If you don’t know about cookies, we would recommend you visit We do not use cookies on our site.

Social buttons

Throughout the site you will see social buttons. These enable users to share or bookmark the webpages on social media. In order to implement these buttons and connect them to the relevant social networks and external sites, there are scripts from domains outside of Charity Law Association. You should be aware that these sites are likely to be collecting information about what you are doing all around the Internet, including on Charity Law Association. So if you click on any of these buttons, these sites will be registering that action and may use that information. In some cases, these sites will be registering the fact that you visited Charity Law Association, and the specific pages you are on, even if you don’t click on the button and if you are logged into their services. You should check the respective policies of these sites to see how exactly they use your information and to find out how to opt out or delete such information

External web services

We sometimes embed external web services to display content within our web pages. For example, to show videos we use YouTube. This is not a full list of services we might use in the future to embed content but as with the social buttons we cannot prevent these sites, or external domains, from collecting information on your usage of the embedded content. If you are not logged into these external services then they will not know who you are but are likely to gather anonymous usage information e.g. number of views, plays, loads etc.


We take all appropriate steps to protect your information both on-line and off-line. If you would like information on our security procedures please email us. If your personal information changes or if you no longer wish to receive our service, please let us know and we will correct, update or remove your details. This can be done by emailing us.

Your consent

By using our website you consent to the collection and use of your personal data in the manner set out above. If we change or modify our privacy policy we shall post these changes on this page. You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by addressing certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at The Data Protection Act 2018 and GDPR give you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with this legislation.

Contact us

If you have any questions in relation to the information concerning privacy and personal information above email us.