Website Privacy Policy


Joel Community Services subscribes to the principles of data protection legislation as required in the United Kingdom. When you visit our website and we ask you for personal information, you are sharing that information only with Joel Community Services  for the express purpose of fulfilling your requests. It may be necessary to make your personal data known to Joel Community Services staff in order to do this, but we never disclose, rent or sell any of your personally identifiable information to others, unless we have your full permission, or there is a legal requirement for us to do so.

The only exception to this is when you are using our secure online pages to give Joel Community Services a gift. In order for such transactions to be completed, information like your credit card number and contact details is required by the company processing your payment. We always show you when you are being transferred to another site, and credit card transactions are always processed via a secure website. For example, you are passed to the secure Just Giving or Paypal site when giving a gift online, and it is made clear on the ‘How you can help' page when you are being transferred.

Other Websites


Joel Community Services may provide links to third party websites. Our policy cannot cover such links and we cannot be held responsible for the use of any personal information (including cookies) which you give voluntarily to such third parties, or which they may collect from you (using cookies or otherwise) during your visit to pages on their website. You are advised to refer to their respective privacy policies for details about their use of your personal information.

Security considerations

Once we receive information from you, we do everything we can to make sure that it is secure on our system. However, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed 100% secure. Because of this, Joel Community Services cannot warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk.

Your right to access information we hold about you

Under the Data Protection Act, you have a right to know about the personal information Joel Community Services holds about you in connection with this website. You also have the right to have your data corrected or deleted.

To access all your personally identifiable information that we collect online, please send a request in writing to:

The Data Controller

Joel Community Services,

St Peter's Church,

London Road 




Changes to this Privacy Policy

Joel Community Services is committed to continual improvement, and may therefore amend this policy from time to time. Any substantial changes in the way we use your personal information will be explained on the website. This does not affect any statutory rights you may have under relevant UK laws.

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Joel Community Services (formerly operating as Joel Community Trust  Charity no.253030), is now a company limited by guarantee Charity Number 1163741. Registered Company Number 9140549.