P R I V A C Y   Policy of al-maryam

AL-MARYAM stands registered with the CHARITY COMMISSION for England & Wales [no:1181384]. The CIO is based at:



We are committed to protect personal information and privacy of our members, employees, volunteers and all who are associated with us in carrying out our functions. By contacting us, using our services or visiting our website [al-maryam.com] the all they are presumed to agree this Policy. If there is / are queries about this Policy, please drop a polite note at almaryamuk@gmail.com


The Privacy

Everyone has rights with regard to the way in which their personal data in handled. During our activities, we will collect, store and process personal data about members, employees, volunteers, and all who are associated with us our customers including other third parties, and we recognise that the correct and lawful treatment of this data will maintain confidence in our organisation.


The personal data thus collected which may be held on paper or on a computer or other media, is subject to certain legal safeguards specified in the Data Protection Act and equivalent EU regulations.


This policy and any other documents referred to in it, sets out the basis on which we will process any personal data we collect in the process or that is provided to us by members, employees, volunteers and all associates themselves or other sources. This policy sets out rules on data protection and the legal conditions that must be satisfied when we obtain, handle, process, transfer and store personal data.


Hereinafter AL-MARYAM will be denoted as ‘we or us’ & members, employees, volunteers and all who are associated with us will be denoted as ‘you or your’.


Collection of personal information: AL-MARYAM [we] may collect personal information about you when you interact with us - when you visit our website, register for Payroll Giving, when you sponsor us or when you make a donation to us directly or through campaign managed by us.  


Details of personal information: Personal information we collect about you may include your name, postal address; email address, phone numbers, date of birth, NI number etc. We do not collect ‘sensitive personal data’ about you. We may also collect information about how our website is used and track which pages users visit. We use this information to monitor and improve our website. Where possible we use anonymous or aggregated data that does not identify individuals.

Using personal information: We use the personal information collected from you for these purposes: Firstly to enable your donation(s) to reach your chosen charity/charities; secondly to inform your employer or company of your decision to donate us. We will only use your information to enable your donation to reach our CIO so you may be contacted in the event of a specific query needed to resolve any issue with the processing of your donation.


Data Processing – Lawful Basis: Under Article 6 of the General Data Protection Regulations [GDPR] our lawful basis for processing and holding personal information is ‘legitimate interest’ as it is necessary for AL-MARYAM to use this information in accordance with the set standards and provisions of The Charity Commission for England & Wales. We’ll follow Fair Processing Notice practice which would cover the kind of information we use, what we use your Personal Data for, how we process and protect your information. 


AL-MARYAM stands registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner's Office [ICO].

Providing information to others:

  • We will never sell your data to any third party nor will we share your details with other entities for marketing purposes.

  • We will only share information with other organisations where we have your permission to do so in accordance with this Privacy Policy or where it is necessary for a legitimate reason connected with the services we offer, or where it is required by law or regulation.

  • If you have opted to share your contact details with your chosen charities we will pass these on to them. 

  • The charity is only permitted to contact you if you give them specific consent. They might send you updates about news, events and fundraising activities. 
    Sometimes, we may need to share your information with a small number of trusted partners [service providers for example] but only for the purposes outlined above.


You have a choice about whether or not you wish to receive information from AL-MARYAM or the charities you support; use our contact almaryamuk@gmail.com.


Gift Aid:

Some donations you make to AL-MARYAM will be eligible for Gift Aid and we claim Gift Aid on your behalf. Once we have received these funds from HMRC it will straightaway go the our charity account with your reference and, where applicable, will add this to your My Giving Account balance. 


For AL-MARYAM to claim Gift Aid on your donation, you must currently pay Income Tax equal to or more than the amount of tax which will be reclaimed on your donation. The payment of other taxes such as Council Tax and VAT does not qualify. 


As part of this process AL-MARYAM is required to submit your details including your address to HMRC, and in asking us to make a Gift Aid claim you are giving us permission to use your personal details in this way.

Data Security: AL-MARYAM is committed to keeping your personal information safe and secure and we have security policies and technical measures in place to help protect your information. No data processing company is affianced by our CIO nor any agency acts on our behalf; we don’t allow or engage any cookies – thus on one gathers statistics on the use of our website anonymously.


Updating your information: The accuracy of your information is important to us; so if you change email address, contact numbers or any of the other information we hold is inaccurate or out of date, please email us at: almaryamuk@gmail.com.


In the event of any COMPLAINT, you should contact AL-MARYAM using any of the standard complaints procedures so we can attempt to resolve any concerns. If you remain unhappy with our use of your personal data, you have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office [ICO].

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