Privacy Policy

Who we are

This Is Alfred Ltd is a not for profit company limited by guarantee, operated by volunteers and established for social gain. Our registered company number is 11724793 and our registered office is at 2 Woodman Court, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8PY.

This privacy policy explains how we collect and use information about you when you interact with our project and its services. If you have any questions about this privacy policy or how we process your information, please email


What information do we collect from you?

The information we collect from you is likely to include your name, address, phone number, email address, age and any responses you provide during your interaction with us.

If you use our services through a connected device, we may collect information regarding your location based on your IP address. This is to allow us to understand how our service is being used. We will not collect sensitive personal information without your express permission to do so.


What do we use your information for?

We use your personal information to communicate with you about project activities, if you have signed-up as a volunteer, and to inform you of news, events or programme details if you have given permission for us to do that.

The use of your personal information is on the basis of your express consent at the point of collection. We may also process your personal information if we have a legitimate interest to analyse, measure and improve the services we offer, to help prevent fraud and loss or to comply with relevant regulatory obligations.



Our website uses cookies. A cookie is a small text file that we place on your device when you visit us. Cookies allow us to measure activity on the website and to make it work better for you. We do not use information transferred through cookies for any promotional or marketing purposes, nor is that information shared with any other organisation.

You can set your browser to refuse cookies, but parts of the site may not function properly if you do.



We do not knowingly process information from people aged under 14. When members of our volunteer team are under 18, we require express permission for them to participate from someone with parental responsibility. We will hold this information together with the information relating to the child under the terms of this policy.


Social media

This website may include links to social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter. Users should be aware that we have no control over content on these social media sites nor their privacy policies and should read the respective privacy policies for these sites before visiting.


With whom do we share your information?

We may share your information in the following circumstances:

  • To enable us to comply with the law if requested or obliged to do so by law enforcement agencies, regulatory or other governmental bodies.
  • With our legal advisors to enable us to fulfil our legal obligations and protect or defend our legal rights.
  • In the event that we transfer all or a portion of company assets we reserve the right to transfer the information we have about you.


For how long do we keep your information?

We will only keep your information for as long as it is necessary. We will keep information about our volunteers for the duration of the time they volunteer with us. We will keep information about members of the public who interact with our services for no more than 24 months after their last interaction with us.


Where do we hold your information?

We process your information on systems which may store data outside the UK, such as cloud-based file management or commercial email platforms. We protect data held on all cloud-based systems through multi-factor login and encrypted data transfer.



We will update this policy from time to time. It was last updated on 28th April 2020.