Updating Privacy Policy for Harnham Buddhist Monastery Trust

Please be informed that Harnham Buddhist Monastery Trust has updated its Privacy Policy - June 2022. See below.

HBMT Privacy Policy (last updated June 2022)

Our contact details
Harnham Buddhist Monastery Trust,
2 Harnham Buddhist Monastery, Harnham, Belsay NE20 0HF
Phone Number: 01661881612

Your personal Information
Under the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR)
We only keep personal information, such as your name and address, that you consent to give us when making a donation or requesting information.
Your details are kept as long as needed for bookkeeping purposes (including claiming Gift Aid), or to contact you if you have requested that we do so, for example to receive our email news updates.
You may request that your details are removed from our databases by contacting or clicking the ‘unsubscribe’ link in emails we have sent you.
We do not share your information with any third party (except HMRC in the case of claiming Gift Aid if you have made a GA declaration)
Under the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR) we may also (but rarely) keep personal details where HBMT has a Legitimate Interest to do so.
Your information is securely stored and only accessed by HBMT authorised personnel, for the reasons that you have supplied it to us.
Your data protection rights. Under data protection law, you have rights including:
Your right of access - You have the right to ask us for details of the personal information we hold for you, to ensure it is correct and up to date and the right for it to be deleted.
For further details about your data protection rights please see:
ICO information
You are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights. If you make a request about your personal information, we have one month to respond to you.
If you have any concerns about our use of your personal information, you can contact 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
Helpline number: 0303 123 1113
ICO website: