Data Protection Statement

The following Data Protection Statement takes into account the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which takes effect in the UK from 25th May 2018

Data Privacy Statement  – Clients

Ringwood Foodbank is registered as a data controller with the UK Information Commissioner’s Office under registration number ZA087041.

We use the personal information that you provide in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018 to process your voucher. We have a legitimate interest in holding this information in order to be able to provide this service.

We will collect personal information including your name and contact details, including postal address, telephone number, email address and the reason for your referral.

How long do we store your data?

We will keep the information and data relating to your use of the website only for as long as we consider it necessary

Where is the information stored?

Information submitted on your voucher is stored on a computer located in the European Economic Area (This is necessary in order to process the information.)


Ringwood Foodbank places a great importance on the security of all information associated with our clients. We have security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of any user data under our control.

For example, our security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary and only authorised personnel have access to user information. With regard to our websites, we use secure server software (SSL) to encrypt financial information input before it is sent to us.  While we cannot ensure or guarantee that loss, misuse or alteration of data will not occur, we use our best efforts to prevent this.

Your right to information

You have the right to a copy of the information we hold about you. This is known as a subject access request. For more information on this, please visit:

For further information about how we use your personal information see our Privacy Policy – available at   Any questions regarding our Privacy Policy should be directed to [email protected]