Privacy Notice

Balby (Doncaster) Quaker Meeting House and website are owned by Sheffield and Balby Area Quaker Meeting, a charity registered in England and Wales. (Charity Number: 1134536, registered address: Sheffield Quaker Meeting House, 10 St James street, Sheffield, S1 2EW. )

Sheffield and Balby Area Quaker Meeting act as data controller when we collect personal data from our customers, prospective customers, staff and other stakeholders for room hire and website enquiries.

We collect this data in the legitimate interests of supporting our work, and for some types of data collection for the performance of a contract. We will also ask for consent for data processing where appropriate. When we ask for personal data we will inform you of how we intend to manage it and what measures we will take to ensure its security.

How we collect data

Balby (Doncaster) Quaker Meeting House collects personal data through:

  • Website ‘Contact us’ page
  • Booking enquiry web forms
  • Booking enquiry emails

We will ensure that all personal information supplied is held in accordance with EU General Data Protection Regulation and UK Data Protection legislation.

Why we collect data

We collect this data, primarily contact data, in order to offer services and events to our customers and the general public. We also use the data collected to carry out administrative work.

Processing and consent

When we ask for personal data we will outline how we will use and manage it and, where appropriate, ask for your consent to do so.

We will not use this personal data for other purposes without asking your permission. We will not keep this information for longer than necessary. We will not use third parties to process your data without taking reasonable steps to ensure they comply with UK Data Protection legislation and EU General Data Protection Regulation.

We will never sell your data to third parties.

Data location and security

Personal data is collected and stored securely subject to appropriate security measures and is protected against misuse.

Your personal data is held in electronic form. Electronic data is held on secure servers operated by Web Architects Cooperative, and in some circumstances, on servers owned by third-party contractors. We ensure that any third party contractors we use comply with the UK Data Protection legislation and EU General Data Protection Regulations. We do not transfer your data outside the EEA. Data in paper form is held securely and destroyed securely.

Your rights over your data

If you have any queries, please in the first instance, contact Sheffield Quaker Meeting House or Enquiries on 0114 275 7390.

Should you wish to make a subject access request to view your personal data held by us, please contact Sheffield Quaker Meeting House: .

Should you wish to withdraw permission for use of your data or to update the data we hold for you, please contact or Enquiries on 0114 275 7390.

Social media

If you share our content through social media, for example by liking us on Facebook, following or tweeting about us on Twitter, or giving us a ‘+1’ via Google Plus, those social networks will record that you have done so. They may set a cookie for this purpose.

In some cases, where a page on our website includes content from a social network, such as a Twitter feed, or Facebook comments box, those services may set a cookie even where you do not click a button. As is the case for all cookies, we cannot access those set by social networks. Social networks cannot access cookies we set ourselves.

Log files

Our systems may automatically gather some anonymous information about visitors, including IP addresses, browser type, language, and the times and dates of webpage visits. The data collected does not include personally identifiable information. It is used, as described above, for statistical analysis, to understand user behaviour, and to administer the site.

 External links

The Sheffield and Balby Area Quaker Meeting websites may contain links to websites operated by third parties under different privacy policies.  Should you choose one of those links, you will be leaving our websites and this privacy notice will no longer apply.

Changes to this notice

We will review and update this notice in line with best practice and changes in legislation. We will always have an up-to-date version of the notice on this page or clearly signpost its location on the site under ‘Privacy’. For a full copy of our Privacy Policy please contact the office at