Privacy Policy

Who we are:

Sunderland Maritime Heritage
Unit 2,  Church Street East

We are registered as a charity in England and Wales, our charity number is 1089465

Information we may collect from you

We may collect and process the following data about you:

  • Information that you provide by filling in forms on our site This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our site, subscribing to our services or mailing lists, posting material or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our site.

  • If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.

  • We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them.

We collect personal information if you volunteer with us

  • your name, title, gender and date of birth;

  • postal address, email address and phone number;

  • family and spouse/partner details, relationships to other donors and/or Members; current interests and activities.

​We will also collect and hold information about any contact you have with us as a visitor, customer or supporter of Sunderland Maritime Heritage:

  • Gift Aid status;

  • details of correspondence sent to you, or received from you;

  • employment information and professional activities;

  • where relevant, selected media coverage;

  • any other information provided by yourself at the request of Sunderland Maritime Heritage.

What we do with your information:
Depending on your relationship with Sunderland Maritime Heritage and the preferences you have indicated, data we hold may be used by us for the following purposes: 

  • News and updates about Sunderland Maritime Heritage , such as news letters and marketing or supporter e-newsletters.

  • Information on our fundraising operations, including occasional targeted requests to consider giving financial support to Sunderland Maritime Heritage or to ask you to consider supporting us in other ways. Other relevant communications based upon your relationship with Sunderland Maritime Heritage.

In order to make the Sunderland Maritime Heritage website easier to use and improve our service, we sometimes place small amounts of information on your computer. These are known as cookies and they are used by most major websites.  You can find out about of use of cookies here.


How we keep your information safe:

Your information will be only be accessible to our staff and volunteers if they are trained and it is appropriate in order for them to carry out their role in line with this Privacy Policy.

We will never sell your personal information, or let other organisations use it for their own purposes.

Our website may contain links to other websites that are outside our control and are not covered by this Privacy Policy. If you access other sites using the links provided, the operators of these sites may collect information from you that will be used by them in accordance with their privacy policy, which may differ from ours.


Changes to our Privacy Policy:
We regularly review our privacy notice, and may make changes time to time. Any changes made will be posted to this page, and will apply from the time we post them. This privacy notice was last changed on 24 February 2018.

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