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The Besom Network

Charity number 1192800

Updated 7/11/22


Our contact details

Name: The Besom Network


The type of personal information we collect

We currently collect and process the following information:

  • Personal identifiers, contacts and characteristics (for example, name and contact details)

Personal information is any information that can be used to identify a living person. For example members’ email addresses, customer financial information, employee data or website user stats. You can find more about what constitutes personal information on our website.

How we get the personal information and why we have it

Most of the personal information we process is provided to us directly by you for one of the following reasons:

  • Keep you up to date on The Besom Network

  • Inform you of events and programmes

  • Make sure your details are up to date


Under the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR), the lawful bases we rely on for processing this information are:

(a) Your consent. You are able to remove your consent at any time. You can do this by contacting

(b) We have a contractual obligation.
(c) We have a legal obligation.
(d) We need it to perform our charitable task.

How we store your personal information

Your information is securely stored.

We keep your personal information until you request its removal from our database. We will then dispose your information by deleting it from our database and or any paperwork that may contain your personal information.

Your data protection rights

Under data protection law, you have rights including:

  • Your right of access - You have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information.

  • Your right to rectification - You have the right to ask us to rectify personal information you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete.

  • Your right to erasure - You have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances.

  • Your right to restriction of processing - You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.

  • Your right to object to processing - You have the the right to object to the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.

  • Your right to data portability - You have the right to ask that we transfer the personal information you gave us to another organisation, or to you, in certain circumstances.

  • You are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights. If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you.

Please contact us at if you wish to make a request.

How to complain

If you have any concerns about our use of your personal information, you can make a complaint to us at

You can also complain to the ICO if you are unhappy with how we have used your data.

The ICO’s address:

Information Commissioner’s Office Wycliffe House
Water Lane

Cheshire SK9 5AF

Helpline number: 0303 123 1113 ICO website:


Safeguarding Policy

I tell you the truth, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me. (Matthew 25: 37-40)


When you give to the needy …. When you pray… when you fast… (Matthew 6)


Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. Love your neighbour as yourself. (Matthew 22: 37)


Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you. (Luke 6: 38)


Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly, or under compulsion. (2 Corinthians 9: 7)


If I give all I possess to the poor but have not love I gain nothing. (1 Corinthians 13: 3)

And then I heard the voice of the Master: “Whom shall I send? Who will go for us? I spoke up. ”I’ll go. Send me!”

(Isaiah 6: 8)


Let us not love with words or tongue but with actions and truth. (1 John 3: 18)


The Lord will guide you always, he will satisfy your needs in a sun-scorched land and will strengthen your frame. You will be like a well-watered garden. (Isaiah 58: 11)


I know your eagerness to help and I have been telling them that since last year... were ready to give, and your enthusiasm has stirred most of them to action. (2 Corinthians 9: 2)


Finish your outdoor work and get your fields ready, after that build your house. (Proverbs 24: 27)


But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect. (1 Peter 3: 15-16)

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