Privacy policy

The New Social Covenant Unit is determined to protect the privacy of those with whom it interacts, and the New Social Covenant Unit recognises the necessity of respecting and protecting information that is collected or disclosed to us (this is called “personal data”).

This Privacy Statement is intended to tell you how we use your personal data and is in a layered format to give you enough detail to give you the information you need at a glance, with the option of following a link if you want to find out more. If you still can’t find the information you need, you can contact the New Social Covenant Unit by using the details set out in section 1 below.

1. Who are we?

The New Social Covenant Unit (“we” / “us” )

The New Social Covenant Unit is the controller of your personal data (as defined below). If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement, please contact us via the following:

New Social Covenant Unit

Delta Place

27 Bath Rd


GL53 7TH

Website: (“our website“)

2. What personal data do we collect and how do we collect it?

For the purposes of this Privacy Statement “personal data” consists of any information that relates to you and/or information from which you can be identified, directly or indirectly.

We may collect, store, use, and transfer different types of personal data, with different types groups together, such as first name, last name, title, address, email address, financial information, promotional data such as which promotional materials you wish to receive from us, and political opinions.

We collect personal data via different methods. One method is via the information you provide directly to us, such as signing up to our mailing address and filling in forms on our website and providing us with your contact information, name, address, choosing to receive promotional material from us, or corresponding with us via email address. We may also collect personal data via your data being shared with a subsidiary of the New Social Covenant Unit, as a result of you signing up to promotions of the subsidiaries of the New Social Covenant Unit. 

We may also collect public data about you via third parties and publicly available sources such as third party analytics providers such as Google Analytics. 

3. How do we use your information?

You may withdraw your consent for us to process your personal data at any time.

It is only possible for us to use your personal data when in accordance with the law. For the most part, we will use your information when we need to comply with a legal obligation, when we have your consent, when we need to perform the contract we have entered into with you, and when it is relevant for our interests and your interests too. 

Most commonly, we will use your data to send you communications via email. For this we will have obtained your opt-in consent to do so.

Purpose/ActivityType of dataLegal basis
To provide you with information about us that you specifically request from us(a) Identity and Contact(a) Necessary for our legitimate interests in promoting The New Social Covenant Unit and providing you with the information you have specifically requested
Provide you with promotional information related to our campaign, events and donation opportunities which we feel may be of interest to you(a) Identity and Contact(b) Technical(c) Promotional(a) Consent.
To enable you to volunteer at one of our events(a) Identity and ContactNecessary for our legitimate interests in ensuring the successful and effective operation of events
Analysis purposes – for assessment and analysis of our supporters and to create promotional plans(a) Identity and ContactNecessary for our legitimate interests to study how our clients use our services, to develop our services and to inform our marketing strategy
For security purposes and to administer our website – to maintain and enhance the website and to ensure that content from it is presented in the most effective manner for you and your computer, and to enhance the user experience;(a) Identity and Contact(b) Technical(a) Necessary for our legitimate interests in running LFP, to ensure the security of our systems, to assist us in the provision of administration and IT services, network security and to prevent fraud(b) Necessary to comply with a legal obligation
Internal record purposes – for monitoring and record keeping including maintaining our accounts, complying with good practice and for other administrative, operational and security reasons(a) Identity and Contact(b) Financial(c) Promotional(a) Necessary for our legitimate interests in running The New Social Covenant Unit efficiently and successfully and in order to keep our records updated(b) Necessary to comply with a legal obligation
To prevent and detect crime, fraud or corruption and to meet our legal, regulatory and ethical responsibilities(a) Identity and Contact(b) Technical(c) ServicesNecessary to comply with our legal obligations

4. With whom do we share your information?

We may share your data with service providers such as IT and Cloud services, marketing services, and payment facilitators. We will also disclose your data in order to apply with applicable law or regulation, for example with regulators, if needed to, for example, operate the security of our website or to prevent spam. Finally, if you opt in to sharing your information with our subsidiary organisations, then we will share your information with such third parties. 

5. How do we do to keep your personal data secure?

We limit access to your personal data to employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a need to know. Your data will only be processed on our instructions. 

It should be noted, however, that no website, computer system, or wireless connection is perfectly secure and so the security of your personal data cannot be guaranteed. We will, however, always do our best to keep your data safe. 

The personal data that we collect from you will not be transferred to, stored at or otherwise processed outside the European Economic Area (“EEA“). 

6. Data Retention

We will only keep your personal data for as long as necessary in order to fulfil the purpose/s it was collected for. After this it will be deleted, in accordance with the applicable law.

When your personal data is no longer required for the purpose it was collected or as required by applicable law, it will be deleted and/or returned to you in accordance with applicable law. Similarly, should you so desire, you may ask us to delete your personal data.

7. Your rights pertaining to your personal data

You have the right to request a copy of the data we have collected about you. You may also ask us to delete your personal data at any time, or transfer it to a different organisation. Similarly, you may contact us to ask us to change or update your personal data. If you have any other questions or requests pertaining to your personal data, you may get in touch with us via the details provided earlier in this Statement. We will aim to reply to your request within one month.

If you are based in the UK and are worried that we have not complied with your legal rights under applicable data protection laws, you may contact the Information Commissioner’s Office ( If you are based outside the UK, you may contact your local data protection supervisory authority.

8. Cookies

We may use cookies on our website. Such cookies may collect and store information about a user’s preferences and content viewed, allowing for a more customised website experience. Cookies can track a user as they use our website, analyse the use of the website, administer the website, improve the website’s security, and personalise the website for each user including website usability. 

9. Changes to this Privacy Statement

Occasionally changes to this Privacy Statement may be made. Should such changes be significant, we will notify you either by email or by posting on our website. The date that this website was last updated is given below:

Latest update 13 May 2023