Privacy Policy

We take your privacy seriously. For this reason, we collect and use personal data only as it might be needed for us to deliver to you our programs, services, and activities (collectively, our “Services”). This privacy notice aims to give you information on how we collects and processes your personal data through your use of our website, including any data you may provide through our website.

By using, or registering on our website you consent to the collection, use and transfer of your information under the terms of this Privacy Policy.This policy outlines the use of personal data under the Data Protection Act 1998 (“DPA”) and the General Data Protection Regulations (“GDPR”) For the purpose of DPA and GDPR

We advise you to read this policy carefully because it contains important information about:

  • Who we are,
  • What is Personal information and the Personal information we collect and use,
  • How and why we collect, store, use and share personal information,
  • Your rights in relation to your personal information, and
  • How to contact us, supervisory authorities in event that you have a complaint.

Who we are:

Youth League UK is a UK based Charity providing services mainly for children and young people under the age of 25 years. We respect your privacy when you use our services and continue to be committed to complying with the privacy legislation.  

When you use our  we are acting as the data controller of the information we collect from you and are responsible for your personal data.

We have appointed a data protection officer (DPO) Mr John Wainaina who is responsible for overseeing questions in relation to this privacy notice. If you have any questions about this privacy notice, including any requests to exercise your legal rights, please contact the Data Protection Officer using the contact details set out below.

What we mean by Personal information:

Personal data, or personal information, means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified. It does not include data where the identity has been removed (anonymous data).

The Personal information we collect and use

We collect, use and are responsible for certain personal information about you. When we do so we are regulated by the General Data Protection Regulations which apply across The European Union (Including the United Kingdom) and we are responsible as ‘controller’ of that personal information for the purposes of the law.

We may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of personal data about you which we have grouped together as follows:

  • Identity Data – includes first name and last name
  • Contact Data – includes address, email address and telephone numbers
  • Profile Data – includes your username and password, orders made by you, your interests, preferences, feedback and survey responses
  • Usage Data – includes information about how you use our website products and services
  • Marketing and Communications Data – includes your preferences when signing up to our e-newsletter.


We do not knowingly collect data relating to children through this website

How we use your personal information

We use your personal data to provide you with information about our projects, activities, services, volunteering and employment opportunities or to respond to your queries.

We may also email you following your enquiry in order to follow up on your interest and ensure that we have answered it to your satisfaction.

Who your information may be shared with

We complete privacy impact assessments before we share personal information to ensure their compliance with the law.


We may share your information with:

  • Law enforcement agencies in connection with any investigation to help prevent unlawful activity.
  • Please note that we may process your personal data without your knowledge or consent where this is required or permitted by law:
    • to protect children, or
    • Where there is serious risk to our staff or members of the public.

How long your personal information will be held

We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for or for the legally required period whichever is longer.

How do we protect your personal information?

We have appropriate safety measures in place to prevent personal information from being accidently lost, used or accessed in unauthorised way.

  • We limit access to your personal information to those who have a genuine business need to know it.
  • Those processing your information will do so only in an authorised manner and are subject to the duty of confidentiality.
  • Controlling access to systems and networks allows us to stop people who are not allowed to view your personal information from getting access to it.
  • Training for our staff allows us to make them aware of how to handle information and how and when to report when something goes wrong.
  • We also have procedures in place to deal with suspected data security breaches. We will notify you and any regulator of a suspected data security breach where we are legally required to.
  • We will also use technological and organisation measures to keep your information secure by regular testing of our technology and processes including keeping up to date on the latest security updates (commonly called patches).

Indeed, while we use all reasonable efforts to secure your personal data, in using the website you acknowledge that the internet is not entirely secure and for this reason we cannot guarantee the security of any personal data transferred from you or to you via the internet. If you have any particular concerns about your information, please contact us using the details below.

Transfers of your information outside the European Union Area (EEA)

We will not transfer your personal information outside the EEA

What rights do you have?

Under the General Data Protection Regulation you have a number of important rights free of charge: In summary these include:-

  • Fair processing of information and transparency over how we use your personal information.
  • Access to your personal information and to other supplementary information that this Privacy Notice is designed to address.
  • Require us to correct any mistakes in your information we hold.
  • Require the erasure of your personal information concerning you in certain situations.
  • Receive the personal information concerning you which you have provided to us, in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format and have the right to transmit those data to a third party in certain situations.
  • Object at any time to processing personal information about you for direct marketing.
  • Object to decisions being taken by automated means which produce legal effects concerning you or similarly significantly affect you.
  • Object in certain other situations to continued processing of your personal information.
  • Otherwise restrict the processing of your personal information in certain situations
  • Claim compensation for damages caused out of the breach of any data protection laws.


If you would like to exercise any of these rights:

  • Email, call or write to us
  • Let us have enough information to identify you
  • Let us have proof of your identity ( a copy of your passport, driving license, recent credit card/utility bill
  • Let us know the information which you require relates


Protecting Children and Young People

Where we believe any of our services may attract children and young people under the age of 16, we will clearly provide information notices to try and deter children from providing their personal data without parent or guardian consent.We do not knowingly intend to send marketing communications to children and young people.We actively encourage all our staff, whenever they are implementing children activities/services to assess whether these might be attractive to children and young people and if so, will ensure clear information is provided to try and deter children and young people from providing their personal data without parent or guardian consent.


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Where can you get advice?   

For information about each of any of those rights, including circumstances in which they apply or complaints see the guidance from the UK Information Commissioner’s Office on individual rights under the General Data Protection

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If you have a complaint about our use of your information, we would prefer you to contact us directly in the first instance so that we can address your complaint. However, you can also contact the Information Commissioner’s Office via their website at or write to them at: 


Information Commissioner’s Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane


Cheshire SK9 5AF

Telephone: 0303 123 1113

Changes to the Privacy Notice

We may change this policy from time to time. You should check this policy occasionally to ensure you are aware of the most recent version that will apply each time you access this website. We will also attempt to notify users of any changes by:

  • Notice on the website
  • Email:
  • E-newsletter

Contacting us:

If you have any questions about this policy or the information we hold about you, contact us by:

Phone: 020 8593 3222 / info@youthleagueuk 



Youth League UK

218-224 The Mall Heathway

Dagenham, RM10 8SQ

This Privacy Policy will regularly be reviewed and, if necessary,be updated approriately, from time to time.

Adopted: July 2018

Reviewed: January 2024

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