Privacy policy

Resource Justice collects data in order to inform you and other supporters of our activities and what you can do to get involved. We take seriously our duty to keep your data secure.

Resource Justice is an Unincorporated Association.

As a membership organisation, Resource Justice gathers a fair amount of data. In addition to personal data pertaining to our members, we also gather data on our employees and volunteers, as well as on donors, supporters, and contacts. Below we set out more information on the information gathered and reasons for gathering.

1. How your data is collected

1.1 Who collects your data

Resource Justice’s Core Group is the controller of your data, and is responsible for the collection and processing of your data. Resource Justice has a Data Protection Officer, who you can reach at

1.2 What data is collected

In most circumstances we will only ask you for your name and contact details. Sometimes we ask for additional information about you and your views and interests and activities you take part in, if this helps in campaigns or in keeping campaigns relevant to you. Additional information we may ask you to provide may include geographic information (for example, your postcode and constituency), your willingness to volunteer, your date of birth, gender, ethnicity, employer and occupation, your wealth and class background, and whether or not you are a student.

We will also collect information such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address for monitoring and improving the effectiveness of our website services as well as its security.

1.3 Where we obtain your data from

In most cases, we will obtain your data directly from you, using an electronic or physical form, or verbally. We also make use of cookies. Cookies are small files that are downloaded onto your computer (or your mobile phone or other electronic device) from websites that you visit. Cookies contain information that allows websites to recognise that you have used the site before.

We may sometimes supplement your data with other publicly available information where we have your consent to do so.

2. How your data is kept secure

2.1. What we do to keep your data secure

We ensure all third-party service providers, which we use in order to process your data, take appropriate measures to ensure the security of your information.

We ensure that all individuals who have access to your data sign our data protection guidelines, which detail their duties to keep your data secure and not to disclose it to anyone else without our authorisation.

2.2 Who has access to your data

We will never sell your data but we can securely share your data with

  • Service providers (including Action Network, Paypal and GoCardless)
  • Data processors

Data is only ever shared where we have a lawful basis to do so.

2.3 International Transfers

In order to process your data for the purposes outlined, we may need to transfer your data to countries or jurisdictions outside the EEA. In each case, we ensure that our suppliers provide adequate protection for the rights of data individuals in connection to the transfer of their personal data. We expect all suppliers to use a standard contractual clause approved by the European Union or be subject to Privacy Shield scheme in the United States.

3. How your data is processed

We have and collect data for use in Resource Justice’s activities and to build a lasting network of support and debate around the ideas inspired by the organisation. It will be used to help us provide you with information to match your interests. We may also use it to alert you of activities you may be interested in and events happening in your area now and in the future.

We will process your data and contact you for the following reasons:

  • To inform you about our events such as socials, workshops, talks and webinars.
  • To communicate with you about praxis meetings and send out resources and plans beforehand.
  • To inform you about campaigns and organisations we support.
  • To let you know how you can help support and/or fund our campaigns and campaigns we support

Other purposes for which we may process your data include:

Complying with our legal obligations. Answering your enquiries. Responding to complaints. 4. The bases on which we process your data We process your data on the following bases:

  • Consent
  • Contract
  • Legal obligation
  • Legitimate interest

We process most of the data that we hold on the basis of consent. At times, we process your name and contact details, payment details and additional information about you and your views, interests and activities you take part in on the basis of consent. Where we process your data on the basis of your consent, that processing of your data will be restricted to those types of processing for which we have received your consent and we shall indicate which categories of data we are going to process on the basis of your consent.

If it is necessary for us to process your data in order to comply with any other contracts we may have with you, then when we enter into the contract with you we will inform you of this, as well as informing you of the types of processing that it will be necessary for us to carry out, the categories of data that we will process and the purposes of our doing so.

5. How Resource Justice will communicate with you

For any direct marketing communications we will only contact you via email, phone call, text, whatsapp or other communication tool if we have your permission to do so. We may occasionally send you campaigning materials (with your permission). We may occasionally telephone you without your consent if in the circumstances we have a legitimate interest to do so, like rescheduling a workshop you’ve signed up for.

You may also see campaigning online and on some social media sites if you have interaction with us before. To respond to your queries we will contact you either via the medium you used to contact us or by a medium you have indicated you would like us to respond with. If it is necessary to contact you for any administrative purposes then we will usually try to email, text or call you depending on what contact details we have available for you.

6. How Resource Justice Protects Children’s privacy

No information should be submitted or posted to Resource Justice by children under the age of 13 without prior consent of their parent or guardian.

7. How you can affect the way Resource Justice communicates with you

We will tend to contact you via email.

You can unsubscribe from contact or make data subject requests at any time by emailing The requests you can make include requests that you have a right to make under data protection law. These are requests to access or rectify your data and requests for us to restrict the ways in which we process your data, provide you with the data we hold on you in a portable format and log an objection you have to our processing of your data. You also have the right to ask us to erase data that we hold on you.

8. How to find out more or make a complaint

If you would like to make a complaint to us about how your data is processed please email

You also have a right to make a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office. Information on how you can do so is available here.

Last updated: 05/10/2020