This page describes how Britain Yearly Meeting's Data Protection Group can help us all follow its policies on information security and data protection.

All parts of Britain Yearly Meeting must follow its policies on information security and data protection. Meeting for Sufferings Committee agreed these policies on behalf of Meeting for Sufferings in July 2003.

Resource

Data safety and information security: guidance for meetings

This booklet (updated in 2014) has guidance for meetings and committees on data safety and information security, including policies and compliance, frequently asked questions, sample forms and examples

Other documents available

Please note: the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force 25 May 2018. Information is not included in the Guidance for meetings booklet (see above). Documents available to help meetings comply with this regulation (and others) are listed below.

The Information Commissioner's Office has an advice line for small organisations on 0303 123 1113 (select option 4). Staff will answer questions on data protection law including GDPR.

Find a meeting

Britain Yearly Meeting lists details of Quaker meetings on its website. Contact details listed on the 'Find a meeting' page are considered public information. Yearly Meeting staff and others may give these to an enquirer without asking further permission.

Area meetings registered with the Charity Commission and Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator

Area meetings that are already registered charities should consider whether they need to register with the Information Commissioner's Office.

Contact us

Helen Griffith
Data Protection Group
020 7663 1161
dataprotection@quaker.org.uk