Privacy Statement

In May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect. GDPR is new regulation in EU law on data protection and privacy for all all individuals within the European Union.

What Data Do We Collect

MediaCity Psychology (MCP) are named as the ‘data controller’ for the data we collect. We keep confidential records and statistics about the people who use the service. The information we collect includes your name, address, email, date of birth and your GP.

Why Do We Collect It

MCP will only collect data that we need in order to provide a safe and effective service to our clients.

What Do We Do With It

Your personal and sensitive data will only be used in order to provide the service to you, and to ensure the service continues to deliver best practice. MCP keeps all records securely, where they can only be accessed by MCP personnel. Records are kept for a period of 7 years and are then securely destroyed.

We will not normally share your name or any information about you to anyone outside of MCP. However, there may be exceptional circumstances where MCP may ethically or legally have to give information to relevant authorities, e.g. if we had reason to believe that someone is at serious risk of harm, or to prevent a miscarriage of justice. We will always discuss any possible disclosures of personal information with you, unless we believe that to do so could increase the level of risk to you or to someone else.

What Are Your Rights

If at any point you believe the information we hold about you is incorrect, you can request to see this information and even to have it corrected or deleted.If you wish to raise a complaint on how we have handled your personal data, you can contact our Data Protection Officer who will investigate the matter.

If you are not satisfied with our response, or believe we are processing your personal data not in accordance with the law, you can complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO):

Our Data Protection Officer is Hannah Wilson and you can contact them at

Third Space

Data Protection Policy

Jan 2019(Review Date: Jan 2020)



Data Protection Policy

Signed: Mark Cowling, Trustee





Introduction and Scope



The Role and Responsibilities of Designated Person(s)



Policy Statement



1. Introduction and Scope

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 otherinformation in the data controller’s possession or likely to come into such possession. The processing of personal data is governed by General Data Protection

Regulation (the ‘GDPR’).

All enquiries should be directed to:


The Role & Responsibilities of Designated Persons

Third Space Designated Person for Data Protection:


Name: Status: Contact:


Moira Slack
Associate Minister, Bolton Parish Church

The role of designated person(s) within Third Space is to:

Oversee data control. This means it decides how your personal data is processed and for what purposes. Third Space Bolton may change this policy from time to time and any such changes will be published on our website. Notwithstanding any change to this policy, we will continue to process your personal data in accordance with your rights and our obligations in law.

3. Policy statement

How do we process your personal data?

We collect data necessary for Third Space Bolton to pursue its stated charitable objectives, and by running events, maintaining memberships, keep our members and supporters informed of our activities, marketing, fundraising and the effective

running of Third Space Bolton through its staff, trustees and volunteers.
Third Space Bolton complies with its obligations under the “GDPR” by keepingpersonal 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.
In furtherance of this we use your personal data, which includes but is not limited to the following purposes: –

  • to administer membership records;
  • to maintain our financial accounts and records (including the processing of gift aid);
  • to provide news and information about events, activities and services at ThirdSpace;
  • to fundraise and promote the interests of Third Space;
  • to manage employees and volunteers;


• to enable Third Space to provide voluntary services for the benefit of the public in our local community;

  • Safeguarding casework and safer recruitment work;
  • Fulfilling obligations under Health & Safety legislation;
  • Conference/events management;
  • Issuing and arranging the distribution of publications, mailings and newsletters;
  • Enabling people to participate in campaigns/allowing the administration of campaigns;
  • Communication with existing/new/potential supporters of Third Space about enquiries relating to giving to/fundraising on behalf and promoting the interests of Third Space;
  • To respond to general enquiries.

Data collected and processed may include, but not be limited to:

  • name and job title
  • contact information including email address
  • demographic information such as postcode

• Sensitive data may be collected where necessary for safeguarding purposes, or for employment purposes, or where required by law. Article 9 GDPR defines sensitive data as information about an individual’s race, ethnic origin, politics, religion, trade union membership, genetics, biometrics (where used for ID purposes), health, sex life, or sexual orientation.

What is the legal basis for processing your personal data?

Organisations are permitted to process data if they have a legal basis for doing so. Third Space Bolton processes data on the basis that:

  • Third Space Bolton has a legitimate interest to process data; and/or
  • Express and informed consent has been given by the person whose data is being

processed; and/or
• It is necessary in relation to a contract or agreement which the person has entered

into or because the person has asked for something to be done so they can enter into a contract or agreement; and/or

  • There is a legal obligation on Third Space Bolton to process data; and/or
  • Processing is necessary to protect the vital interests of a data subject or anotherperson (in accordance with safeguarding policy and practice).

Where we process special category sensitive data (under Article 9 of the GDPR) we process data on the basis that:

• Explicit consent has been given by the person whose data is being processed; and/or


• It is necessary for Third Space Bolton to carrying out its obligations under employment, social security or social protection law, or a collective agreement;

• Processing is necessary to protect the vital interests of a data subject or another

individual where the data subject is physically or legally incapable of giving consent; (in accordance with safeguarding policy and practice); and/or

  • Third Space Bolton is a membership organisation and the processing relates only to members or former members or those who have regular contact with it in connection with its purposes, and no disclosure is made to a third party without consent of the person whose data is being processed; and/or
  • Processing is necessary for archiving purposes in the public interest, or scientific and historical research purposes or statistical purposes.

Sharing your personal data

Your data will not be shared outside of Third Space Bolton, except where required to do so by law, or with trusted third parties where necessary to communicate with our

members, office holders and volunteers (such as mailing companies for postal communications or through small email campaigns or newsletters), and only once

satisfied that any such use of data will accord with this policy. Explicit, informed consent will be sought from individuals whenever and wherever required in accordance with data protection legislation.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the data we process. Users of our web-based applications are responsible for keeping passwords confidential. We will only ask users for passwords for IT support purposes.

How long do we keep your personal data?

We retain data in paper or electronic format on the following basis: We regularly

review the data we hold and securely delete any personal data that is no longer necessary for us to process.



Record Type

Retention Period


Members and friends contact details Gift aid declarations and paperwork

Personal data relating to events for which additional information is gathered eg Youth Club Trips

Records of attendance of children/young people and helpers

Photographs and videos of events

Insurance Records Safeguarding matters

Accident Books

Complaints (non -safeguarding)

Board Minutes
Employee Records
Pension Records (money purchase) Day Nursery records
Housing Resident records
Rejected Job Applicant records

Applications of successful candidates, Employment contracts, changes to terms and conditions, copies of identification documents, performance and training records, Redundancy records

Disclosure & Barring Service Certificate number and date

24 months after the last contact
6 years after the calendar year to which it relates

Disposed of immediately after the event unless anything has occurred (eg an accident) which indicates that records should be retained for a longer period.

Indefinitely for safeguarding purposes

24 months after the event – selected items retained for historical records

Indefinitely or until advised otherwise by authorities

3 years from the date of the last entry (or, if the accident involves a child/ young adult, then until that person reaches the age of 21)

3 years after resolution of complaint (unless further action is anticipated)

6 years after the date of termination of employment 6 years after transfer or value taken
6 years after child leaves our nursery
6 years after resident leaves our accommodation
6 months after applicant is notified of rejection

50 years after employment ceases

50 years after employment / volunteering ceases



Employee Annual leave, sickness, parental leave, return to work records. Records for the purposes of tax returns including wage or salary records, records of overtime, bonuses and expenses.

6 years after end of each tax year

Pay as you earn records, income tax returns, NI, Correspondence with HMRC, National Minimum Wage compliance records, Statutory Sick Pay records. Statutory maternity, paternity and shared parental pay records, calculations, certificates or other evidence. Records relating to hours worked and payments made to workers

3 years after the end of the financial year to which they relate


Details of employee benefits in kind, income tax
records (P45, P60, P58, P48 etc), annual return of 4 years after end of each tax year taxable pay and tax paid.


Records of reportable injuries, diseases or
dangerous occurrences. Injury arising out of 3 years from date of the entry accident at work


Lists or register of employees who have been exposed to asbestos dust, including health records of each employee. Medical records and details of biological tests under the Control of Lead at Work Regulations. Medical records as specified by the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH). Records of monitoring of exposures to hazardous substances (where exposure monitoring is required under COSHH)

40 years from the date of the last entry made in the record


Records of tests and examinations of control systems and protective equipment under COSHH

5 years from the date on which the record was made



We 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 Third Space Bolton holds

about you (a Subject Access Request or ‘SAR’);;
• The right to request that Third Space Bolton corrects any personal data if it is found

to be inaccurate or out of date;

  • The right to request your personal data is erased where it is no longer necessary forThird Space Bolton to retain such data. (Records will remain in skeleton, to ensureno further contact in future);
  • The right to withdraw your consent to the processing at any time
  • The right to request that the data controller provide the data subject with his/herpersonal data and where possible, to transmit that data directly to another data controller, (known as the right to data portability), (where applicable) [Only applies where the processing is based on consent or is necessary for the performance of a contract with the data subject and in either case the data controller processes the data by automated means].
  • The right, where there is a dispute in relation to the accuracy or processing of your personal data, to request a restriction is placed on further processing;
  • The right to object to the processing of personal data, (where applicable) [Only applies where processing is based on legitimate interests (or the performance of a task in the public interest/exercise of official authority); direct marketing and processing for the purposes of scientific/historical research and statistics]
  • The right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office.


You can contact the Fundraising Regulator on 0300 999 3407 or via email: or at Fundraising Regulator, 2nd Floor, CAN Mezzanine Building, 49 – 51 East Road, London N1 6AH.

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.

Contact Details

To exercise all relevant rights, queries of complaints please in the first instance contact the Data Protection Officer at or Data Protection, Third Space Bolton, 133 Deasngate, Bolton BL1 1HA.

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