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Charity no 327424

Privacy Notice


    1. Your personal data – what is it?
      Personal data relates to a living individual who can be identified from that data. Identification can be by the information alone, or in conjunction with any other information in the Data Controller’s possession or likely to come into such possession. The processing of personal data is governed by the General Data Protection Regulation (the ‘GDPR’).


    1. Who are we?
      Partners in Service, is the Data Controller (contact details below). This means it can decide how your personal data is processed and for what purposes.


    1. How do we use your personal data?
      Partners in Service complies with its obligations under the GDPR by keeping personal data up to date; by storing and destroying it securely; by not collecting or retaining excessive amounts of data; by protecting personal data from loss, misuse, unauthorised access and disclosure; and by ensuring that appropriate technical measures are in place to protect personal data.We use your personal data for the following purposes:

      • To enable us to pursue our charitable objects as set out in our founding trust deeds. These include: to help the spread of the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ worldwide; to promote the aims and objects of Delhi Bible Institute (‘DBI’); to provide resources for use in Christian work; to promote the study and teaching of the Bible; to relieve those in need in developing countries and deprived areas.
      • To administer supporter records
      • To fundraise and promote the interests of the charity
      • To manage our employees and volunteers
      • To maintain our own accounts and records (including the processing of gift aid applications)
      • To inform you of news, events, or activities relating to the charity and/or DBI
      • To operate the charity’s website, and to deliver the services that individuals have requested
      • Where requested by you, to share your contact details with DBI so that they can update you on news, events, and activities.


    1. What is the legal basis for processing your personal data?
      • Explicit consent of the individual
      • Legal obligation: where processing is necessary for carrying out obligations under employment, social security or social protection law, or a collective agreement
      • Legitimate interests: processing is carried out by us in accordance with our religious aims (see 3 above), provided: the processing relates only to supporters or former supporters, and there is no disclosure to a third party without consent.


    1. Sharing your personal data
      You should note that there may occasionally be reason to share your personal data with DBI in the course of our partnership with them. Other than that, such data will only be shared with third parties with your consent, or in accordance with our legal obligations.Please also note that the DBI newsletter ‘Uplink’ is distributed via Mailchimp. By requesting Uplink by email, you acknowledge that the information you provide will be transferred to Mailchimp for processing in accordance with their Privacy Policy and Terms.


    1. How long do we keep your personal data?
      We keep personal data for no longer than is reasonably necessary.


    1. Your rights and your personal data
      Unless subject to an exemption under the GDPR, you have the following rights with respect to your personal data:

      • The right to request a copy of your personal data which Partners in Service holds about you
      • The right to request that Partners in Service corrects any personal data if it is found to be inaccurate or out of date
      • The right to request that your personal data is erased where it is no longer necessary for Partners in Service to retain it
      • The right to withdraw your consent to the processing at any time
      • The right to request that Partners in Service provide you with your personal data, and where possible, to transmit that data directly to another data controller
      • The right, where there is a dispute in relation to the accuracy or processing of your personal data, to request that a restriction be placed on further processing
      • The right to object to the processing of personal data
      • The right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office


    1. Further processing
      If we wish to use your personal data for a new purpose, not covered by this Data Protection Notice, then we will provide you with a new notice explaining this new use prior to commencing the processing and setting out the relevant purposes and processing conditions. Where and whenever necessary, we will seek your prior consent to the new processing.


  1. Contact details
    Partners in Service is based at 1 King Edward Rd, Bath BA2 3PB. To exercise all relevant rights, queries or complaints please contact the Administrator on, or tel 01225 427 428.You can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office on 0303 123 1113 or via email or at the Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF.